Archive for the ‘Networking’ Category

Get to know the Science Education department (and some of it’s projects)

If you are a regular in this blog, or already acquainted with our community, you will be well aware that the objectives of Scientix are those of promoting and supporting a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals. Nonetheless, what you might not...

Women and technology

Image: https://www.google.be/search?q=woman+in+tech&espv=2&biw=1229&bih=685&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjq8MaMkNfMAhUG1x4KHarvBDIQ_AUIBigB#tbs=sur:fc&tbm=isch&q=women+in+technology&imgrc=4LkPtys8q8Bu8M%3A Last 28th of April was the International Girls in ICT day, an initiative developed with the objective of encouraging and empowering young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The initiative has continuously encouraged a number of stakeholders to organize events on...

Experiences on the 8th edition of the ITworldEdu conference – Innovating in Education

Image: Flickr/Mikel Agirregabiria/ 20160308_115148_HDR Building on the success of the previous year, Scientix was invited for a second time to take part in one of the sessions during the 8th edition of the itworldedu conference (Barcelona, 7-8 March, 2016) with a workshop titled “Scientix and the usage of Technology in...

Stay up-to-date with new teaching trends!

Image: shutterstock_118347970 Being a STEM teacher means to know more than students do and it puts demands on teachers not to stop educating themselves. In the net of all on-line and on-spot courses it is sometimes difficult to distinguish among the numerous possibilities of being „tuned up“. I personally like the current...

The impact of the National Teacher Programmes (training week) organised since 9 years, by the Hungarian physics teachers at CERN

Most of you may know that the popularity of natural sciences and techniques and the interest in those fields in schools have declined worldwide from year to year. This may affect many companies in the technical field, making difficult to ensure their well-qualified human resources in the future. Not...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 5)

Day 5 – Thursday 06 February 2015 Last full day of the IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program and second day at SEEC. Started the day with Becoming a Spacewalker by Jerry Ross, Former Astronaut. He was the first human to be launched into space seven times! Mr....