Future Classroom Lab has provides different ways of participating for policy makers, teachers and ICT providers.
Download here the Future Classroom Lab brochure on partnership opportunities!
FCL for policy makers
Senior policy makers from European Schoolnet’s supporting 30 Ministries of Education are already benefitting from seminars, workshops and conferences that focus on how ICT can potentially impact on teaching and learning. The new Future Classroom Lab will allow European Schoolnet to extend these activities, including to policy makers in regional and municipal educational authorities.
As well as providing a space where policy makers can rethink their ICT strategies, the Future Classroom Lab provides teachers, head teachers and ICT advisers with training and continuing professional development opportunities.
Within the FCL, practitioners will to learn how to implement future classroom designs and be provided with in-depth courses on a range of topics related to the effective use of ICT in schools.
If you would like to know more about how your region and schools can participate in the Future Classroom Lab, please contact: email@example.com
FCL for teachers
Teachers, head teachers and ICT advisers will be directly involved in helping policy makers and industry partners to rethink teaching and learning within the Future Classroom Lab. Initially these practitioners will be brought together by Ministries of Education that are working with schools in a variety of European Schoolnet projects and pan-European pilots.
FCL for ICT providers
A number of European Schoolnet industry partners are already supporting the Future Classroom Lab including Acer, DYMO/Mimio, Fourier, Microsoft, Planet PC, PolyVision, Promethean, RM Education, Panasonic, and SMART Technologies.
Each industry partner supporting the Future Classroom Lab will:
In line with European Schoolnet’s code of practice for industry partnerships, all ICT vendors will be treated equally and in a transparent manner. Each company will be asked to make a financial contribution toward the operational costs of the Future Classroom Lab and to commit to a two-year agreement with European Schoolnet under which they will be expected to provide and regularly refresh all necessary equipment (hardware, software …) at their own expense.
If you would like to know more about how your organisation can participate in the Future Classroom Lab, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.