STEM Education Policies in Europe - Scientix Observatory Report


This report is based on data gathered from sector experts. A survey was sent to STEM representatives from 14 European countries with questions on the place of STEM in the education system, the reform projects linked to STEM education, the situation regarding the professional capacity-building of STEM teachers and the development of specific pedagogical and learning resources.

eConfidence in Behaviour Changes through Serious Games - Booklet


The eConfidence booklet provides a useful summary of the research results of the project and more information about the methodology used.

Strategies to Include Computational Thinking in School Curricula


Computational Thinking (CT) marks a new focus on learning programming as a new thinking skill that develops crucial 21st century skills such as logical thinking, problem-solving skills, creativity and collaborative and social skills. Programming is also increasingly recognised as one of the new skills needed for students to succeed in our digital society. European Schoolnet conducted a first study visit in Norway and Sweden aiming to learn from the two country examples about the purpose of teaching CT/programming, strategies to implement it and how to assess it. The new report 'Strategies to Include Computational Thinking in School Curricula' highlights the results of this visit.

Developing a Successful Teacher Placement Scheme - Guide for Companies


'Developing a Successful Teacher Placement Scheme' is a new Guide for Companies that complements the efforts of STEM Alliance to promote STEM teacher placements in industry through the Teacher Discovery Placement Scheme. The STEM Alliance works to fill the need for more STEM-skilled workforce in Europe and to support the central role STEM teachers are playing to motivate young people to pursue STEM studies and careers.

Mapping online safety needs and priorities in education


What are the key strengths and weaknesses of online safety across schools in Europe? What areas could be improved? The report assesses the current certification process for the eSafety Label and the impact of the initiative in the school environment.

Guidelines for School Leaders: Encourage and Support the Uptake of Innovation in Schools


These guidelines for school leaders are the result of the final year of the work of the Future Classroom Lab Regional Network (FCL Regio).

A pilot project on the development of online tools for beginning teachers and their mentors-Inducas Final Report


This publication summarises results of the evaluation of 'INDUCAS' pilot project on the development of online tools for beginning teachers and their mentors. The document reports on the development, implementation and evaluation of an online course for mentors of beginning teachers and on the design, operation and evaluation of communities of practice for mentors and newly appointed teachers in France, Italy, Romania and Sweden.

A pilot project on the development of online tools for beginning teachers and their mentors-Inducas Executive Summary


How can beginning teachers be better supported through an online Community of Practice that facilitates dialogue between these individuals? - How could a similar online Community of Practice support a network of mentors that develop their practice within their own community, for the benefit of the beginning teachers in their care?

eTwinning Twelve Years On: Impact on teachers’ practice, skills, and professional development opportunities, as reported by eTwinners


The eTwinning monitoring report takes stock of the network's key achievements as well as the areas in need of further development, through an analysis of a large-scale survey of eTwinning respondents.

Guidelines for school leaders: Mobile learning and cloud services


This publication of the Future Classroom Lab Regional Network summarizes five key guidelines for school leaders regarding teacher induction and continuing professional development as well as innovative integration of ICT in the classroom.