Scientix booklet

01/10/2014

In this booklet, you will read about what Scientix offers, about its structure and history, and about its achievements. In the second part, you will “meet” five professionals; each of them is involved with and benefits from Scientix in multiple ways. These success stories give real-world experiences of why we think that Scientix can make a difference.

Computing our future: Computer programming and coding - Priorities, school curricula and initiatives across Europe

01/10/2014

Coding is becoming increasingly a key competence which will have to be acquired by all young students and increasingly by workers in a wide range of industries and professions. Coding is part of logical reasoning and represents one of the key skills which are part of what is now called "21st century skills".

A parents' guide to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

01/10/2014

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are not as popular in Europe with school-age students as they once were. That’s a concern for Europe as a whole – but it should be a concern for parents, too. Why? Because any future skills shortage will affect both the economy and the individual worker.

The European Science Fairs Evaluation Framework - 2014 study

01/09/2014

This report presents and analyses data obtained from the evaluation of ten European science fairs organised in 2014 (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Netherlands, Hungary, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Sweden). These fairs, affiliated to Intel ISEF, were selected from among those which had the final events taking place between March and June 2014.

Designing the future classroom Nº2

01/08/2014

The major pan-European project on the design of the future classroom, iTEC, has come to its close at the end of August 2014. In the project European Schoolnet worked with education ministries, technology providers and research organisations to transform the way that technology is used in schools. Over the course of the project, educational tools and resources were piloted in over 2,500 classrooms across 20 European countries, with the goal of providing a sustainable model for fundamentally redesigning teaching and learning.

Briefing Paper - Issue n. 7

01/05/2014

Issue n. 7 on the importance of ICT skills for learning, adult and work life.

Briefing Paper - Issue n. 8

01/04/2014

Issue n. 8 on technology-enhanced collaborative learning.

Briefing Paper - Issue n. 6

01/03/2014

Issue n. 6 on the use of innovative tools and resources in the classroom.

KeyCoNet Catalogue of Initiatives

01/02/2014

This catalogue includes a European overview of 50 initiatives concerned with key competence development in school education. It also provides preliminary information about European initiatives as well as those collected in fourteen European countries.

LangOER: Final stage of the desktop research

11/01/2014

The desktop research of OER in less used languages started with exploration of existing OER repositories in the partner languages of the project, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, and Swedish together with English as a reference language.

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