15-16 November 2017 – 3rd Strategic Seminar & Scenario building workshop:
Encourage innovation in schools, what does it take?
Venue: The Egg, Rue Bara 175, 1070 Brussels
During the Strategic seminar, partners finalized the third's year topic and discussed policies carried out at regional level to encourage the uptake and the retention of innovative teaching and learning practices at the level of schools. Moreover, during the scenario building workshop, teachers came up with ideas for building micro-innovative pedagogical scenarios, scenarios that are realistic and easy to implement and can change the daily teaching and learning process by providing an extra pedagogical value.
The meeting was also an opportunity for the participants to learn more about the recent developments of the Future Classroom Lab Regional network and to visit the Future Classroom Lab Exploration Area during EMINENT 2017.
You can find here the Agenda of the event.
10-11 May 2017 - FCL Regio 2nd Breakfast expert talks & Strategic Seminar:
Mobile learning and cloud computing for education – training the teachers of tomorrow.
Venue: Future Classroom Lab, European Schoolnet, Rue de Trèves 61, B-1040 Brussels, third floor
During the breakfast expert talks, experts came together to discuss policies for mainstreaming innovative teaching and learning through training and engaging all the teachers in the transformation process. How are Regions providing educators with the skills and competences they need to effectively use educational technology in the classroom? What can teacher-training providers do to empower educators to make the best of the digital transformation in the education sector? These are some of the questions to which FCL Regio aims to give an answer.
The meeting was also an opportunity for the participants to learn more about the recent developments of the Future Classroom Lab Regional network and to visit the Future Classroom Lab, an inspirational learning environment in Brussels where pedagogy, technology and space (furniture) are merged in order to challenge teachers and policy makers in providing innovative teaching.
You will find here the Agenda of the event.
12 October 2016 - European Schoolnet Future Classroom Lab Open Day:
ICT and innovation in teaching and learning: opportunities for Regions and cities to promote better social inclusion
Venue: European Schoolnet, Rue de Trèves, 1040, Brussels
European Schoolnet and the Future Classroom Lab (FCL) opened their doors to regional and local representatives during the "European Schoolnet FCL Open Day", co-organized by FCL Regio and Scientix.
The open day, specifically dedicated to Regions and Cities, took place during the European Week of Regions and Cities and had a specific focus on e-inclusion and STEM careers.
During the 1h and 15' programme, presentations of various EU funded projects, such as Scientix, FCL Regio, BIK-NET etc. and the FCL Discovery session, allowed participants to explore how they can collaborate and contribute further to innovation in teaching and learning in line with the objective to support the vulnerable groups within their remit and improve employability opportunities corresponding to the labour market.
Download the programme here. You can find the Open Day presentations, following the links below:
- Introduction to European Schoolnet and the Future Classroom Lab
- How to become an FCL Ambassador of the Region?
- EUN academy: support teachers' in innovation in schools
- Scientix and STEM projects and careers
- Online safety and youth engagement - BIK, Insafe and eSafety Label
10 May 2016 - FCL Regio 1st Breakfast expert talks & Strategic Seminar:
Beyond the text book - How regions support the development, access and use of digital educational contents in school
Venue: Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol – South Tyrol – Trentino, rue de Pascale 45-37, B-1040 Brussels
During the breakfast expert talks and the 1st Strategic Seminar, project partners, regional representatives as well as decision makers in national ministries, came together to discuss how regions are responding to developing, accessing and using digital educational resources.
Most importantly, the meeting provided an early opportunity for the participants to contribute to the shaping of a pan-European network of Regional authorities active in the education sector, which represents the ultimate aim of the project itself.
Please find here the Agenda of the event.
For more information about the discussions and presentations during the expert talks, please see the event's dedicated page.