This year, teachers from all over Europe get the unique opportunity to participate in the Deep Dive MOOC, organised by EU Code Week with the collaboration of the University of Urbino in order to bring innovation to the classroom and get ready for EU Code Week 2019. Register here and spread the word using #CodeWeekDeepDive!
Are you a primary or secondary teacher? Are you looking for new opportunities to enrich your classes? Join the community of teachers using digital cultural resources in their classroom! European Schoolnet is looking for teachers from Bulgaria (1), Croatia (4), Finland (2), France (2), Hungary (3), Italy (4), Malta (4), North Macedonia (1), Poland (3), Portugal (5), Romania (1), Serbia (2), Spain (5), Turkey (4), and from the European Schools (6), to join the Europeana Education User Group, between October 2019 to August 2020.
The 3rd edition of the Future Classroom Lab Summer Academy took place in Brussels on 1-5 July 2019. It brought together 33 participants from 9 countries to explore ways of enhancing creativity and innovation in the classroom.
European Schoolnet's Future Classroom Lab (FCL), has been progressively building a community of key stakeholders in the field of innovation in education. It is crucial for such a community to have the chance to meet, both in person and online, and explore new ways of working together more closely and transforming teaching and learning. Because of this, European Schoolnet happily hosted the first edition of the School Innovation Forum on 20 and 21 June 2019 in Brussels.
The Future Classroom Lab Strategic Seminar took place on 15 May 2019 in Brussels with the presence of 40 participants, mainly policy-makers and educational authorities from European, national and regional levels.
During the weekend of 15 and 16 March 2019, the Escola Superior de Educação do Instituto Politécnico de Santarém (Portugal) organized the IEMC conference about innovation in teaching of Mathematics and Sciences. More than 150 attendees took part in a very varied programme of keynotes and discussions, as well as engaging hands-on sessions. The conference promotes the ideas of active and project based learning.
In order to provide better frameworks of support for teachers to mainstream the impact of Teacher Academy (TA) courses, a newly established study group will carry out school-based case studies during 2019.
Microsoft opens its door to innovation by creating the #MicrosoftEDULab, the second innovative lab in Madrid after the creation of the Aula del Futuro of INTEF, in December 2017.
Since August, European Schoolnet has been supporting EU Code Week, a run by volunteers grassroots initiative that invites everyone to try coding with or without electronic equipment. The idea is to make programming more visible, to show young, adults and elderly how to bring ideas to life with code, to demystify these skills and bring motivated people together to learn.
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