Presentation for Scottish teachers

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Presentation for Scottish teachers

  1. 1. European Schoolnet SCIPD group study visit 26 March 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>What is EUN </li></ul>Dedicated to Support schools in bringing about the best use of technology in learning Promote the European dimension in schools and education Improve and raise the quality of education in Europe Network of 28 Ministries of Education in Europe
  3. 3. <ul><li>Our stakeholders/Audience </li></ul>Ministries of Education IT Industry and Suppliers European Commission Schools Experts Policy makers Researchers Developers School Leaders Teachers, Pupils Stakeholders Audience
  4. 4. Three strands of activities EUN Activities Knowledge building and Exchange on ICT policies and practice School networking and services Interoperability and content exchange
  5. 5. EUN Activities Knowledge building and Exchange on ICT policies and practice Peer Learning ICT Cluster eTwinning School Innovation Internet Safety School Validation … 50 years… Xplora… School networking and services Spring Day Development Youth Prize Xperimania Insight Portal PIC LIFE TRIANGLE … Interoperability and content exchange LRE MELT CALIBRATE
  6. 6. http:// www.futurenergia.org Energy is our future http:// www.xplora.net Gateway to Education in Europe School networking and services 50 Years Futurenergia <ul><li>Organised by European Schoolnet and the Museum of Europe: </li></ul><ul><li>Competition for schools about the future of Europe . </li></ul><ul><li>On the site: </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery of entries </li></ul><ul><li>Organised by European Schoolnet and Plastics Europe , the association of plastics manufacturers: </li></ul><ul><li>Competition for schools about energy efficiency . </li></ul><ul><li>On the site: </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery of entries </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>http://www.dyp2007.org </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Africa: sustainable development </li></ul>http://www.springday2008.net Bridging cultures through dialogue School networking and services Spring Day for Europe DYP <ul><li>EUN’s work in the area of school networks and services include: </li></ul><ul><li>Spring Day for Europe: An annual citizen-driven initiative aimed to encourage young people to debate, reflect, learn and make their voices heard on European issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Chats </li></ul><ul><li>School visits by MEPs&EU figures </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Development Youth Prize: </li></ul><ul><li>Competition for schools on EU development policy in Africa . </li></ul><ul><li>On the site: </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery of entries </li></ul><ul><li>Information about the winner and the prize (A trip to Africa) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>http:// www.xperimania.net </li></ul><ul><li>From molecules t o materials </li></ul>http:// www.futurenergia.org Energy is our future http:// www.xplora.net Gateway to Education in Europe School networking and services Maths, Science and Technology MST One of EUN’s new area of work to promote scientific education in Europe. Math, science and technology subjects work include: Supporting young people’s interest for Science (Xplora) Knowledge about sustainable energy (Futurenergia) or about materials and chemistry (Xperimania). Upcoming project: INSPIRE
  9. 9. Thank you for your attention <ul><li>Contacts: Marc Durando, Executive Director, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Gerhard, Information and Communication Officer: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Useful sites: www.eun.org – www.europeanschoolnet.org – www.dyp2007.org – myeurope.eun.org – www.springday2008.net –insight.eun.org – insafe.eun.org – www.etwinning.net – www.saferinternet.org – lre.eun.org – www.melt-project.eu – fire.eun.org – community.eun.org – www.xplora.org – elearningawards.eun.org </li></ul>
  10. 10. Invitation: iClass Symposium <ul><li>For the last 4 years a consortium of 17 European Partners is developing a revolutionary Learning Platform called iClass </li></ul><ul><li>iClass seeks to reproduce what teachers have always sought to achieve: individualise learning and empower learners to make meaningful  learning choices, and reflect on them.   </li></ul><ul><li>  iClass is built on a pedagogy: Self Regulated Personalized Learning and an adaptive intelligent system developed by partners in a major integrated project funded by the European Commission (Directorate general Information Society). </li></ul><ul><li>We would like to attract your attention to the iClass symposium which will take place on 26-27 May 2008 in Brussels where the iClass platform will be demonstrated to practitioners, industry and international institutions representatives. </li></ul>
  11. 11. iClass: take a peek… Design your appearance (avatar) define your learning style (position, place of learning) After learning, take a look at what you learn, comment on it and receive feedback
  12. 12. iClass: take a peek… Construct a learning plan with goals, sub goals and activities to learn a skill Start activities as described by the teacher or by the learner (in the case of self defined assessment) After learning, take a look at what you learn, comment on it and receive feedback
  13. 13. iClass <ul><li>Want to know more (I do): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.iclass.info (watch out for symposium registrations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A nice video: http://wiki.iclass.info/VirtualWiki2/Wiki?iClass+for+Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A handbook is been produced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At the moment in EU countries: validation workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product released: June 2008 </li></ul></ul>

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