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STEM and European Schoolnet
Scientix, inGenious & Go-Lab
Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez...
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European Schoolnet (EUN)
Promoting the use of ICT
and digital technologies
in the ...
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EUN STEM Projects
Scientix, the community for science
education in Europe
The work presented in this document is supported by the European
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EUN STEM Projects
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European science and maths projects
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Scientix 2 European Conference
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Online training…
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How has learning changed in
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How has learning changed in
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How has learning changed in
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Six different zones
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RM Education, Planet...
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Promote collaboration between projects
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• Collecting practices / activities for schools from
industry
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inGenious, now in its third year of activity is growing into a mature
network, with proven impact on ...
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159 teachers, industry and government
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beyond convened in...
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171 teachers, industry and government stakeholders from 25 countries
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What is Go-Lab:
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The need for a federation of online labs
A search on Google for
“conservation o...
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The vision of Go-Lab
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STEM and European Schoolnet: Scientix, inGenious and Go-Lab

  1. 1. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org STEM and European Schoolnet Scientix, inGenious & Go-Lab Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez European Schoolnet’s Science Programme Manager 27/01/2014
  2. 2. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org European Schoolnet (EUN) Promoting the use of ICT and digital technologies in the classroom Promoting the European dimension in schools Improving the quality of education in Europe Network of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe Three areas of interest:  services to schools,  research and innovation,  sharing of learning resources
  3. 3. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org EUN STEM Projects
  4. 4. Scientix, the community for science education in Europe 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.
  5. 5. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 5 EUN STEM Projects
  6. 6. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org European science and maths projects
  7. 7. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 7 http://scientix.eu
  8. 8. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 8 http://scientix.eu Primary and Secondary (4 – 21 years old) & maths & engineering & technology
  9. 9. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 9 Conference 2011 Workshops Portal Scientix 1: 2010 - 2012
  10. 10. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 10 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  11. 11. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 11 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  12. 12. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 12
  13. 13. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 13 Projects: e.g. Creative little scientists http://www.creative-little-scientists.eu/
  14. 14. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 14
  15. 15. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 15
  16. 16. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 16      Translation on demand
  17. 17. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 17
  18. 18. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 18 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  19. 19. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 19 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
  20. 20. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 20 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… 2
  21. 21. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 21 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
  22. 22. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 22
  23. 23. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 23 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  24. 24. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 24 Online training…
  25. 25. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 25 …and Scientix workshops
  26. 26. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 26 Scientix workshops
  27. 27. http://fcl.eun.org
  28. 28. How has learning changed in the last 50 years?
  29. 29. How has learning changed in the last 50 years?
  30. 30. How has learning changed in the last 50 years?
  31. 31. Picture credit: RM Education
  32. 32. Future Classroom Lab  A flexible learning space to experiment with different styles of learning, facilitated by technology, furniture and design.  A space to promote discussion on future learning strategies with teachers, students and policy makers.
  33. 33. Six different zones Supported by industry: Microsoft, Acer, Panasonic, Promethean, Smart, Dymo-Mimio, RM Education, Planet PC, Fourier
  34. 34. Six zones INTERACT PRESENT INVESTIGATE CREATEEXCHANGE DEVELOP
  35. 35. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 35
  36. 36. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 36
  37. 37. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 37
  38. 38. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 38 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  39. 39. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 39 Promote collaboration between projects 1. Project managers meetings / workshops (1 – 3 times a year). First one 27 – 29 Nov 2013 2. Scientix offers online meeting room 3. Scientix workshops  Project workshops
  40. 40. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 40 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  41. 41. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 41 Scientix observatory
  42. 42. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 42 Scientix 2: 2013 - 2015 Conference 2014Portal (disseminate projects) Workshops Scientix observatory Collaboration between projects National Contact Points & teachers’ panel
  43. 43. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 43 Scientix
  44. 44. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 44 Scientix National Contact Points
  45. 45. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 45 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
  46. 46. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 46
  47. 47. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 47
  48. 48. Scientix 2 | Agueda Gras 27/01/2014 | Leuven Association KU Leuven 48 http://scientix.eu @scientix_eu
  49. 49. 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
  50. 50. 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
  51. 51. ingenious-science.eu
  52. 52. ingenious-science.eu
  53. 53. ingenious-science.eu Observatory of Practices: Sample Total Number of Collected Practices 152 Country Number of Practices Austria 3 Belgium 7 Czech Republic 3 Denmark 6 Estonia 2 Finland 4 France 29 Germany 9 Italy 4 Country Number of Practices Israel 7 Netherlands 36 Portugal 1 Romania 1 Spain 19 Sweden 12 Turkey 3 UK 2 USA 4
  54. 54. ingenious-science.eu I. Putting at schools disposal resources to promote the improvement of scientific or technological knowledge potentially related to the company (materials, ambassadors, courses, etc.) II. Establishing personal communication of STEM professionals with students III. Giving accessibility of the company premises to schools IV.Engagement of STEM professionals with students’ work Percentage of practices belonging to the different kinds of initiatives. The four different colours correspond to the four categories of initiatives. 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 I II III IV 28.7 30.0 26.7 25.3 % Categories
  55. 55. ingenious-science.eu School-industry collaborations are especially addressed to students’ engagement in the study of STEM and also to career information → Need to promote personal characteristics and interests. Percentage of practices addressing the different factors according the qualitative analysis of the facilitated open descriptions 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 80.0 90.0 100.0 Factor A Factor B Factor C Factor D 66.0 60.8 40.5 57.5 Four factors influencing young people in the process of career A. Students’ engagement in the study of STEM in school. B. Information about careers and jobs in industry. C. Awareness of whether the students’ characteristics and interests fit with those required for STEM careers. D. Social perception of the work related with STEM careers.
  56. 56. ingenious-science.eu  The actions are mainly targeted to students from secondary school → Need to foster the interest in STEM-related careers of students from primary school. Percentage of practices addressed to the different age- group students. 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 17.0 26.1 56.2 65.4 14.4 7.8 8.5 %
  57. 57. ingenious-science.eu  Most of the collected actions explain an evaluation process, but few of them evaluate if the persecuted goals are effectively achieved (instead, number of people attending actions and fitting between contents and curriculum is often considered)  Existence of an evaluation process Percentage of practices collected via the two surveys that involve an evaluation process 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 80.0 90.0 Evaluation process Non evaluation process 17.6 82.4 % of practices
  58. 58. 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
  59. 59. 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
  60. 60. ingenious-science.eu 159 teachers, industry and government stakeholders from 20 countries in Europe and beyond convened in Istanbul at the end of August for a summer school devoted to the future of STEM education. http://ingenious-science.eu/web/guest/summer-school Thanks to Sabanci University Istanbul August 2012 1st inGenious summer school
  61. 61. ingenious-science.eu 171 teachers, industry and government stakeholders from 25 countries in Europe and beyond convened in Barcelona at the end of August for a summer school devoted to the future of STEM education (15 partners + associate partners). Thanks to Fundació La Caixa for the organization Barcelona August 2013 2nd inGenious summer school
  62. 62. ingenious-science.eu Cycle 3 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
  63. 63. ingenious-science.eu Besides working with teachers… • 20 national needs analysis workshops analysing national facilitators and obstacles in school-industry cooperation in STEM education • 1 European level conference on industry – school collaboration with ~100 participants (18th November 2013) • 2 national platform workshops and national platform toolkit (under preparation) • Database of industry science education activities and policy measures across EU publicly available online • Publication of 6 research papers and more in preparation,
  64. 64. ingenious-science.eu inGenious code for school industry cooperation
  65. 65. ingenious-science.eu http://ingenious-science.eu More information about inGenious
  66. 66. 66 Go-Lab: Global Online Science Labs for Inquiry Learning at School The Members of the Go-Lab 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 Go-Lab 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 material. The information and views set out in this deliverable are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the European Union. Neither the European Union institutions and bodies nor any person acting on their behalf may be held responsible for the use which may be made of the information contained therein. © Go-Lab Project - Global Online Science Labs for Inquiry Learning at School Co-funded by EU (7th Framework Programme)
  67. 67. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org About Go-Lab What is Go-Lab: The Go-Lab Project wants to provide teachers and students with access to scientific instruments (remote & virtual laboratories) to help them, respectively, to enrich their teaching and have a hands on experience on science. Go-Lab wants to provide teachers with a federation of good quality laboratories to use within their classrooms. Main aim (s): • Offer students the opportunity to perform personalized scientific experiments with online labs • Offer teachers the possibility to enrich their classroom activities with demonstrations and access to on-line laboratories
  68. 68. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 68 The need for a federation of online labs A search on Google for “conservation of momentum lab” retrieves 2.000.000 resources! Searching for educational materials and tools
  69. 69. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 69 The vision of Go-Lab
  70. 70. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 70 Searching for a lab or experiment
  71. 71. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 71 Hypothesis Experimentation Conclusion Orientation Following the Inquiry cycle: Orientation
  72. 72. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 72 Hypothesis Experimentation Conclusion Orientation Following the Inquiry cycle: Hypothesis
  73. 73. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 73 Hypothesis Experimentation Conclusion Orientation Following the Inquiry cycle: Experimentation
  74. 74. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 74 Following the Inquiry cycle: Conclusion Hypothesis Experimentation Conclusion Orientation
  75. 75. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org 75 Teachers (planned) – 1000 teachers from 15 countries – Over 4 years – Participate in the testing – Contribute to the development – Contribute to the distribution http://www.go-lab-project.eu/
  76. 76. www.europeanschoolnet.org - www.eun.org European Schoolnet - Science Programme Manager // Scientix project manager Àgueda Gras-Velázquez, European Schoolnet, Brussels, Belgium (agueda.gras@eun.org) More information

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