On 28 September 2016 in Brussels, Belgium, the European Commission will, jointly with the Parlamentarium (European Parliament), kick-off the upcoming European Researchers' Night with a pre-event dedicated to science, featuring the appropriate title "Science is Wonder-ful!"Read more ...
European Schoolnet Future Classroom Lab Open Day: "ICT and innovation in teaching and learning - opportunities for regions and cities to promote better social inclusion"
European Schoolnet and the Future Classroom Lab (FCL) open their doors to regional and local representatives during the "European Schoolnet FCL Open Day" on Wednesday 12 October 2016 in Brussels. This Open Day is a side event to the European Week of Regions and Cities.Read more ...
School students in Europe, aged 14 to 19, can now submit their projects, concepts or ideas in climate change for the GREEEN Awards. This initiative of the GREEEN Network invites individuals, groups or school classes to submit their proposals before the deadline of 31 August 2016.Read more ...
British pupils aged nine to eighteen can now participate in a challenging science competition run carried out by the EU-funded CREATIONS project. They must come up with an original idea for an artistic piece in physics and astronomy that appeals to young people and inspires future scientists!Read more ...
The I-LINC project has created four new learning modules for teachers to help them find, share and build digital content. These learning modules are particularly useful to teachers who are interested in all the advantages that modern technology has to offer, but feel they lack the experience or knowledge to use it in their classes.Read more ...
Exceptional examples of work carried out by teachers and other educators of the eTwinning community were celebrated at six prize events on 24 May and 1 June 2016. Winning projects were selected in three different age categories.Read more ...
Scientix is organising a Scientix Ambassadors Training Course for STEM teachers who are interested in becoming part of the Scientix Teachers' Panel running until January 2019.Read more ...
Basic skills, such as literacy and numeracy, are of particular concern in a New Skills Agenda for Europe, introduced by the European Commission in June 2016. The ultimate goal is to increase people's participation in the labour market to more than 75 per cent by 2020. Ten concrete measures are proposed to support the implementation of this new agenda.Read more ...
During an intensive five-day training course in Greece, 22 teachers of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects at schools learned how to integrate space-related topics into their curricula by using inquiry-based pedagogies.Read more ...