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EMINENT 2013 - Helsinki, Finland, 4-5 December 2013

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Workshop "Teacher professional development and STEM: How to engage pupils better?" by Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez

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EMINENT 2013 - Helsinki, Finland, 4-5 December 2013

  1. 1. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org Teacher professional development and STEM: How to engage pupils better? Chair: Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez, Science Programme Manager, European Schoolnet
  2. 2. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org EUN STEM Projects • Dissemination • Teacher training / School activities • Piloting / Evaluation
  3. 3. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org EUN STEM Projects
  4. 4. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org EUN STEM Projects
  5. 5. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org Duration Session 5’ InGenious video interviewing Elaine Manton 20’ Introduction to STEM projects at EUN: 1) all projects and types; 2) Scientix; 3) inGenious; 4) nanOpinion; 5) Global excursion; 30’ Round Table: 1) “Why should STEM teachers join EU projects?” Advantages? 2)"How can we engage STEM teachers better?" 30’ Open discussion on  Information mechanisms from EUN to/from MoE regarding these teachers / activities.  How do the activities fit in the MoE’s programmes  How can the MoE’s programmes enhance the projects’ activities 5’ Wrap-up with suggested improvements
  6. 6. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 6 European science and maths projects
  7. 7. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 7 http://scientix.eu Primary and Secondary (4 – 21 years old) & maths & engineering & technology The work presented in this document is supported by the European Commission’s FP7 programme – project Scientix 2 (Grant agreement N. 337250). The content of this document is the sole responsibility of the consortium members and it does not represent the opinion of the European Commission and the Commission is not responsible for any use that might be made of information contained herein.
  8. 8. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 8 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  9. 9. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 9
  10. 10. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 10      Translation on demand
  11. 11. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 11 Online training…
  12. 12. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 12 Scientix workshops at other events
  13. 13. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 13 Scientix workshops in the FCL
  14. 14. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 14 Scientix European Conference 6-8 May 2011, Brussels • Key note speech – Sir John Holman, UK • Posters session • 46 talks • 2 Round tables • 25 stands presenting EU funded projects • 10 mini-workshops • 379 participants from 37 countries
  15. 15. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 15 Scientix 2 European Conference 24- 26 October 2014, Brussels • Key note speech • Posters session • Talks • Round tables • 25 stands presenting EU funded projects • Workshops • BUT this time… 550 participants • AND EUN will be covering: • hotel accommodation for all • 200 flights for teachers http://scientix.eu 2
  16. 16. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 16 Scientix
  17. 17. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 17 Scientix National Contact Points
  18. 18. Scientix 2 | A. Gras-Velazquez 04/12/2013 | Helsinki STEM workshop at Eminent 2013 18 Scientix Ambassadors (Teachers!) Country Teachers Ambassadors Deputy Ambassadors Missing 1 Austria 3 1 2 1 2 Belgium 3 1 2 3 Bulgaria 3 1 2 4 Croatia 2 1 1 5 Cyprus 2 0 2 6 Czech Republic 3 1 2 7 Denmark 3 1 2 8 Estonia 3 1 2 1 9 Finland 3 1 2 10 France 3 1 2 11 Germany 3 1 2 12 Greece 3 1 2 13 Hungary 3 1 2 14 Iceland 3 1 2 15 Ireland 3 1 2 16 Israel 2 1 1 17 Italy 3 1 2 18 Latvia 2 1 1 19 Lithuania 3 1 2 20 Luxembourg 1 0 1 1 21 Malta 2 0 2 1 22 Netherlands 3 1 2 1 23 Norway 3 1 2 24 Poland 3 1 2 25 Portugal 3 1 2 26 Romania 3 1 2 27 Slovakia 3 1 2 28 Slovenia 2 1 1 29 Spain 3 1 2 30 Sweden 3 1 2 31 Switzerland 3 1 2 2 32 Turkey 2 1 1 33 United Kingdom 3 1 2 1st kick-off 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2013 2nd kick-off 6 Dec – 8 Dec 2013
  19. 19. Ingenious is co-funded by the European Commission’s FP7 programme. The document reflects solely the views of its authors. The European Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained therein
  20. 20. ingenious-science.eu • Most significant project ever funded by European Commission FP7 Science in Society programme targeting education • € 8.3 M – 50% from EC funding • Unique consortium due to: • Career focus • Industry engagement inGenious
  21. 21. ingenious-science.eu
  22. 22. ingenious-science.eu • Collecting practices / activities for schools from industry • Pilot schools – test + evaluate practices  info for new practices • Workshops, academies, summer schools for teachers • Webinars / chats: experts answering questions from students • Online Communities of practice / discussions • Dissemination / information on careers in industry • School – industry collaboration needs analysis • Network of 2000 schools by end 2013, 5000 schools by end October • Setting up of STEM National Platforms http://ingenious-science.eu Teachers’ activities
  23. 23. ingenious-science.eu Face to face events • workshops (~30 attendees) • Copenhagen (30-31 Mar12) done (w/eSkills-week) • Rotterdam (17-19 May12) done (w/Shell) • Bratislava (23-25 Sep12) done (w/EUCYS&Intel) • Tours (1-3 Mar13) done (w/STm) • Brussels (17-19 May13) done (w/nanOpinion&eTw) • Berlin (23-25 Sep13) done (w/EPCA) • 2014: •York (career counsellors) • Brussels (finalists competition 1) • Lisbon (most active teachers) • academies (~80 attendees) • Bad Hofgastein (19-21 Oct12) done • Madrid (8-11 Mar13) done • 2014: Stockholm (principals / head masters / department heads) • summer schools (~160 attendees) • Istanbul (24-26 Aug12) done • Barcelona (23-25 Aug13) done • 2014: Split (22 – 24 Aug 2014) • Over 1,200 teachers in the pilot online Community, and over 24,000 pupils reached • 14 online communities of practice for 350 educators to discuss online with industry experts • 23 online webinars with industry experts reaching more than 9,200 pupils
  24. 24. ingenious-science.eu inGenious, now in its third year of activity is growing into a mature network, with proven impact on student interest in STEM careers and studies – a 20% increase in student interest is demonstrated through the pilot activities. Pilot with 180 teachers selected each year- test and evaluate industry STEM education materials and activities -more than 12,000 pupils directly involved Results
  25. 25. ingenious-science.eu STEM MOOC: Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM Teaching • MODULE 1: Increasing students’ engagement to study STEM • MODULE 2: Original teaching practices in the STEM classroom • MODULE 3: Innovative STEM teaching: using STEM resources from across Europe • MODULE 4: Discovering virtual & remote labs and how to use them in the classroom • MODULE 5: Exploring STEM in the real world - Virtual visits to research centres • MODULE 6: Helping students to understand what STEM jobs are - Career counselling • MODULE 7: Meeting real life STEM professionals • MODULE 8: Dealing with stereotypes
  26. 26. nanOpinion Nanotechnologies materials prepared: experiments, videos, Moodle courses Using nOp platform and materials in schools: teacher guide + training Teacher team: 16 confirmed Teachers Coordinators from 15 countries (AU, BG, CZ, DK, FI, GR, HR, IL,IT, LT, TK, SP, RO, CZ, UK) 4 face to face workshops + 12 online workshops: ~150 teachers trained; 90= provided feedback via questionnaire Coming soon: competition based on materials developed in order to promote and disseminate materials created.
  27. 27. http://www.globalexcursion-project.eu/ GLOBAL Excursion RI-283686 Social & collaborative public repository of User profiles (content producers) e-Excursions resources The GLOBAL excursion project is supported by the European Commission, in the theme e-Infrastructures, as a Supporting Action, under the 7th Framework Programme. The Members of the GLOBAL excursion Consortium make no warranty of any kind with regard to this document, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Members of the GLOBAL excursion Consortium shall not be held liable for errors contained herein or direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this document.
  28. 28. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org • Scientix 2: Carlos Cunha (Scientix Ambassador for Portugal) • inGenious: Tullia Urschitz (inGenious teacher from Italy) and Jesper Rud Christoffersen (inGenious Teacher Coordinator for Denmark) • nanOpinion: Jukka Rahkonen (nanOpinion Teacher Coordinator for Finland) • Global excursion: Jose Manuel Viñas Dieguez (Global excursion Teacher Coordinator for Spain) Round Table: 1) “Why should STEM teachers join EU projects?” Advantages? 2) "How can we engage STEM teachers better?“ Problems?
  29. 29. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org • Educational Research Institute • Estonia Information Technology Foundation • Finnish National Board of Education • Fourier Education • INTEF (Spanish Ministry of Education) • KlasCement • Norwegian Center for ICT in Education Open discussion : • Info mechanisms from EUN to/from MoE re teachers / activities • How do the activities fit in the MoE’s programmes • How can the MoE’s programmes enhance the projects’ activities • Polish MoE • Promethean • SMART Technologies • Swiss Agency for ICT in Education - educa.ch • The Finnish National Board of Education • UK Ministry • University of Jyväskylä
  30. 30. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org More information on STEM at EUN European Schoolnet Science Programme Manager Àgueda Gras-Velázquez European Schoolnet, Brussels, Belgium (agueda.gras@eun.org) http://scientix.eu http://europeanschoolnet.org http://ingenious-science.eu Kiitos

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