Archive for the ‘Project’ 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...

Crisis in scientific vocations? Italy and the Scientific Degrees Project

Image: Shutterstock/Sentavio_jpeg (2) Italy and Europe as a whole need more scientific culture. For that matter, the Alghero High School participates and collaborates with the University in order to develop its potential and plan the future of its students. The project was launched with the goal of increasing the...

STEM in Pre-school, one experience in a school of Portugal

We know that the use of technology have an impact on society, education and consequently in pre-school education. The internet, computers and mobile devices, particularly tablets and smartphones, achieved a huge popularity in recent years due to its great versatility and multifunctionality increasingly being used naturally in the day...

Mindstorm to Brainstorm – An example of cooperation between European Schools in STEM education

Over the recent years, the introduction of robots in learning situations (Educational Robotics) has established itself as an emerging pedagogical tool in addressing various curriculum subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Technology Education or even expressions and Arts) in different age levels particularly in universities, polytechnics and vocational education which are held...

When a dream comes true- RESEt project: bringing a whole class of girls to the Arctic

The RESEt project (Research and Education Svalbard Experience www.resetsvalbard.it) is an Italian educational scientific project aimed at fostering interests in geoscience topics in a class of high school students. The project is targeting a class of 20 girls attending a high school (Liceo Filzi, Rovereto. Trento) with a primary...

Felder-Silverman Learning Styles Model and Lithuanian Intelligent Future School Project for STEM Education

Image: Shutterstock/Positive thinker_jpeg “One size fits all” approach doesn’t longer work in education. We strongly believe that future school means personalization plus intelligence. It’s the essence of Lithuanian Intelligent Future School (IFS) project organised by Vilnius University in collaboration with 40 Lithuanian comprehensive schools. IFS project is aimed mainly...

Scientix – The road to European education

Image: Shutterstock/Alexandr III_ Education is one of the most important areas of our life. School does not prepare pupils for today’s world, but for the world that will come tomorrow, and it is hard to imagine what it is going to be. Therefore, continuous development of teachers in educational process...