Archive for the ‘Networking’ Category

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....

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 4)

Day 4 – Thursday 05 February 2015 While the programme for the first three days was entirely put together by IPN, for today and tomorrow we have joined the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC), organized annually by the Space Center Houston and NASA. The programme of this conference is...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 3)

Day 3 – Wednesday 04 February 2015 Today we started the day visiting the Division of Space Life Sciences of USRA, the Universities Space Research Association where the director, Dr. Neal R. Pellis, showed us around the institute and gave us a presentation on cells and space. Check out...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 2)

Day 2 – Tuesday 03 February 2015 Today we visited NASA’s Human Research Program, Education & Outreach team. Their goal is to establish a comprehensive suite of educational programs and supportive materials for people of all ages and walks of life to learn about the challenges of human space...

IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program, Houston (day 1)

Scientix has been invited to join the IPN International Space Education Professional Development Program in Houston, 1-7 February 2015. Educators from Norway and California have come for a one week long program designed to motivate, inspire and inform delegates on Space Education. Alex Blackwood and Val Caldwell, organizers of...

Scientix encourages networking and knowledge sharing – now I am convinced…

Teacher training in STEM education works. I have seen it in numerous workshops and I know it is a well-developed expertise of European Schoolnet. I know workshops organized by Scientix, Pathway, eTwinning, inGenious, S-TEAM, SAILS, Open Discover Space, Inspiring Science Education, Quantum Spin-Off, and numerous other projects are well...

Scientix dissemination and outdoor activities in Gothenburg

Last May, I joined a preschool outdoors activity along some colleagues. We were a happy bunch of adults and kids aiming to find out what interesting things could we discover along the shores of an island in the archipelago of Gothenburg. The children were eager to discover new things;...