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Big data against childhood Obesity (BigO)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2020,

Childhood and adolescent obesity is a major global and European public health problem. Currently, public actions are detached from local needs, mostly including indiscriminate blanket policies and single-element strategies, limiting their efficacy and effectiveness. The need for community-targeted actions has long been obvious, but the lack of monitoring and evaluation framework and the methodolog ...
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Next-Lab intends to change the educational landscape of science and technology education in Europe on a very large scale. The project offers a unique and extensive collection of interactive online (virtual and remote) laboratories that, through a process of mixing and re-use, can be straightforwardly and efficiently combined with dedicated support tools (learning apps) and multimedia material to t ...
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Quality in ECEC is gaining an increasingly prominent position on European and national policy agendas. One of the most important characteristics that has been associated with high quality of ECEC provision, is the strengthening of the skills (professional development) of ECEC staff. The problem that the partnership has identified stands in the fact that the training procedures of in-service educat ...
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Europe in Crisis

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

The “Europe in crisis” (e-Crisis) project is a three-year Strategic Partnership in the Field of Education aiming to produce an innovative solution for the teaching and learning of crucial 21st century skills relating to conflict resolution, creative thinking and reflective debate, so that Europe’s children and teenagers can develop into responsible citizens and creative solvers of the unprecedente ...
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Interactive Music Science Collaborative Activities (iMuSciCA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Jun 30, 2019,

iMuSciCA will – through engagement in music activities – support mastery of core academic content on STEM subjects (Physics, Geometry, Mathematics, and Technology) for secondary school students (aged 12-16) alongside with the development of their creativity and deeper learning skills. To reach this goal, iMuSciCA introduces new methodologies and innovative technologies supporting active, discovery ...
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The STORIES project aims to contribute to a dynamic future of children’s ebooks evolution by a) developing user-friendly interfaces for young students (10-12 years old) to create their own multi-path stories expressing their imagination and creativity and b) by integrating the latest AR, VR and 3D printing technologies to visualize their stories in numerous innovative ways. In the heart of this in ...
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Green Awareness in Action (GAIA)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2019,

The GAIA project focuses on the educational community; faculty, staff, students and parents at all levels of education: primary/secondary/high schools and universities. Targeting Energy Efficiency in the context of the educational community is clearly very important due to a number of reasons since raising awareness among young people and changing their behaviour and habits concerning energy usage ...
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The European Engagement in Kids Achievement Project

Start date: Nov 1, 2016, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

... y, a Higher Education establishment in the UK, has significant expertise in teacher development and course design and will contribute this to the EUREKA project, a gap in work in this field to date. Ellinogermaniki Agogi, a school in Greece with a large research and development unit, brings great research and creative skills to the partnership and will use this to help develop significant resource ...
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Online virtual labs, i.e. virtual spaces emulating real laboratories where students can accomplish a number of learning tasks, have the potential to revolutionize the educational landscape by providing students with distance courses and curricula that otherwise would be difficult if not infeasible to be offered. The objective of ENVISAGE is to offer a solution towards optimizing the learning proce ...
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CREATIONS - Developing an Engaging Science Classroom (CREATIONS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

The CREATIONS coordination action aims to demonstrate innovative approaches and activities that involve teachers and students in Scientific Research through creative ways that are based on Art and focus on the development of effective links and synergies between schools and research infrastructures in order to spark young people’s interest in science and in following scientific careers. It aims to ...
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Today’s school science education is faced with a number of interrelated obstacles like the lack of relevance between what is taught in school and everyday life, the tight curricula which do not allow for practical implementation, reflection and consolidation of knowledge as well as the outdated teaching methods that leave little room to students for enjoyment and a search for meaning. Students are ...
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The Enquiring Classroom

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

In the context of the global refugee crisis, violent extremism, Islamophobia, and debates about integration, there is growing interest within the European Union in developing pedagogical strategies to support teachers and students in engaging in difficult ethical conversations about identity, beliefs, democratic values, tolerance, diversity, belonging and violence in order to establish a firm foun ...
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Open Discovery of STEM Laboratories

Start date: Nov 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

ODL was initiated to equip European school teachers with innovative approach - micro-MOOC, to deploy STEM laboratories and their application in the everyday teaching practices and, thus, strengthen the profile of the teaching professions. The project will foster partnerships between universities, research centers, training and professional associations, and school sector to modernize the school ...
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Ark of Inquiry: Inquiry Awards for Youth over Europe (Ark of Inquiry)

Start date: Mar 1, 2014, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

The Ark of Inquiry project aims to raise youth awareness to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) by providing young European citizens (7 to 18-year-olds) with a pool of engaging inquiry activities to improve their inquiry skills, increase their awareness and understanding of conducting ‘real’ science, and prepare them to participate in different roles in the European research and innovation p ...
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EU SPACE AWARENESS (EUSPACE-AWE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2015, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

EUSPACE-AWE uses the excitement of space to attract young people to science and technology and stimulate European and global citizenship. Our main goal is to increase the number of young people that choose space-related careers.We shall target diverse groups that influence career decisions, showing teenagers the opportunities offered by space science and engineering and inspiring primary-school ch ...
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ProsocialLearn will establish a new market for digital games aiming at increasing social inclusion and academic performance. A ground-breaking digital gaming genre will be created that focuses on helping children to acquire prosocial skills necessary for positive relationships, team working, trustworthiness and emotional intelligence. ProsocialLearn will deliver a series of disruptive innovations ...
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Schools Study Earthquakes

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Europe’s longer term capacity to innovate will decline if young people’s interest for key science studies and mathematics continue to decline as many studies found in recent years. Furthermore, among the population in general, the acquisition of skills that are becoming essential in all walks of life, in a society increasingly dependent on the use of knowledge, is also under threat and will contin ...
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Schools: Future Labs

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Objective Schools: Future Labs aims to increase the employability of young people, by increasing their interest and achievements in STEM and foreign language subjects. Problem statement The problem we are addressing is two-fold: • Low interest of students in STEM subjects, because these subjects are taught (and therefore perceived) in dry, theoretical, abstract terms; • Low proficiency in foreign ...
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Creativity in Early Years Science Education

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 30, 2017,

Creativity and innovation are recognised as important in European education policy in the last years, and their strengthening in and through education as one of the main objectives of the EU strategic framework for education and training 2020. I Creativity holds a strong position in early childhood and primary education, while it appears to be under greater pressure in the more formal educational ...
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I.N.C.R.E.A.S.E. (Internationalization, new concepts and resources to enhance abilities for staff education) was conceived from the need of the school to overcome the difficulties of adapting the educational offer and activities for teaching and learning-evaluation of school population, the needs of the ever-changing life style and expectations regarding the educational public service. "St. Nicho ...
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This project will develop and use a Training and Dissemination Toolkit on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). It will be addressed and designed by all the stakeholders of the Research and Innovation (RI) chain of value, including Researchers, Civil Society, Industry and Education but will specially focus on Policy Makers in order to impact significantly in the future governance of RI.The Co ...
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Managing Social Relations in Schools

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Anti-discrimination has been one focus of the European policy since 1997 (Treaty of Amsterdam). Despite its long history, diversity has not become a strictly defined concept, but tends to change its scope and priorities according to the different settings, societies and needs. In this context, diversity, especially in education, is not a static phenomenon, but needs to be developed through differ ...
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Open Discovery Space 2014 Summer School

Start date: Dec 16, 2014, End date: Dec 15, 2015,

The Open Discovery Space Summer school development and innovation course is addressed to teachers and school leaders. The aim of the course is to support school innovation and to train teachers and leaders of European schools to act as successful change agents in their schools and to promote the development of their schools into open learning communities, and thus improve the quality of all aspect ...
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The C2Learn project aims to introduce an innovative digital gaming and social networking environment incorporating diverse tools, the use of which can foster co-creativity in learning processes in the context of both formal and informal educational settings.In developing this project, we are innovating methodologically by introducing two new non-linear thinking processes, as fundamental heuristic ...
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Open Discovery Space aims to serve as an accelerator of the sharing, adoption, usage, and re-purposing of the already rich existing educational content base. First of all, it will demonstrate ways to involve school communities in innovative teaching and learning practices through the effective use of eLearning resources. It will promote community building between numerous schools of Europe and emp ...
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Science and mathematics education is important for Europe. Creativity and innovation are equally recognised as important, and their strengthening in and through education as a vital priority. Importantly, also, creativity holds a strong position in early childhood. The Creative Little Scientists project constitutes a timely contribution to a better understanding, at the European level, of the pote ...
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The Pathway to Inquiry Based Science Teaching (Pathway)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

"Following the recommendations of the ""Science Education Now: A renewed Pedagogy for the Future of Europe"" report, the Pathway Supporting Action is bringing together experts in the field of science education research and teachers´ communities, scientists and researchers involved in pioneering scientific research, policy makers and curriculum developers to promote the effective widespread use of ...
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In an era where natural history and environmental education inadequacy in formal and informal contexts is becoming an increasingly challenging issue, harvesting the potential of European digital libraries appears as a very attractive option. However, an impressive abundance of high quality digital content that is available in Natural History Museums (NHMs) around Europe remains largely unexploited ...
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The Discover the COSMOS coordination action aims to demonstrate innovative ways to involve teachers and students in eScience through the use of existing e-infrastructures in order to spark young people's interest in science and in following scientific careers. It aims to support policy development by a) demonstrating effective community building between researchers, teachers and students and empow ...
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The Odysseus project aims to engage and inspire the European youth in the “New Frontier”, by coordinating and implementing a pan-European Scientific Contest for young people on Space exploration themes, combining creativity, intelligence and innovation.The project aspires to integrate ongoing educational activities on space in a pan-European perspective, providing the opportunity for young student ...
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SciCafe: The Science Cafes Network (SciCafe)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2012,

The SciCafe project proposes the notion of networking, exchange of best practices, and co-operation between science cafes (SC) in different cities and regions of Europe, both in their physical vicinities and in virtual space, as a vehicle for the promotion of the public understanding of science and of the public debate on scientific issues, focusing specifically on the promotion of a scientific cu ...
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Description Better interection between regional businesses and public authoritiesRural Inclusion project focuses on improving the way transactions between rural SMEs and public authorities are carried out. This venture is based on the incorporation of cutting edge Web technologies (Semantic Web / Web2.0) in order to increase the efficienc ...
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The METASCHOOL project aims to improve the in-service training of school teachersand school ICT staff on topics related to the organisation, sharing, use and re-use ofdigital learning resources that can be accessed online through learning repositories. .More specifically, METASCHOOL will mainly carry out the following activities:• It will adapt, develop, test, implement and disseminate: a new trai ...
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The EXPLOAR project demonstrates an innovative approach that involves visitors ofscience museums and science centres in extended episodes of playful learning. TheEXPLOAR approach looks upon informal education as an opportunity to transcend fromtraditional museum visits, to a "feel and interact" user experience, allowing for learning"anytime, anywhere", open to societal changes and at the same time ...
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COLLAGE aims at using existing experiences in the field of mobile learning applications in Europe, so that existing best practices are integrated in an innovative, really state-of-the-art mobile learning support and information application.
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Block Magic

Start date: Dec 1, 2011,

Studies show that IT can make a useful contribution to learning in infant and primary schools. However, many techniques require major investments in equipment, skills and time. BLOCK MAGIC proposes a novel, IT-based teaching methodology, especially suited to situations where these resources are unavailable. Many learning activities for young children involve manipulation of physical objects. Howev ...
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Tapping into the potential of wheelchair basketball : Wheelchair basketball has remained a leisure pursuit while the rest of European basketball has developed dramatically in recent years. This is now set to change with a new training curriculum for wheelchair basketball coaches, offering new prospects for the game and important career opportunities for disabled athletes. This project started in 2 ...
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All teacher education programs require teacher candidates to have in-school practicum experiences. Placing student teachers in schools is not always easy, however, and it is getting harder. It thus becomes more difficult to find proper schools for the teacher candidates to practice teaching. simAULA will setup a virtual practicum in the form of a three-dimensional, online world adapted in the cont ...
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The central aim of the network "School and the world of work" is to give contributions forimprovement of policies, strategies, structures and processes in Europe, to give all youngpeople a chance for a successful pathway from school education to the world of work andemployment. This task is seen as a part of European policies for the Youth, for education andemployment, and as a part of Strategy fo ...
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The aim of the proposed project is to have a positive impact on the development of students' problem-solving competencies by promoting the use of inquiry and problem-based approaches to teaching. To achieve this, a training framework will be developed for training teachers how to create science lesson plans by not just providing exemplar solutions to problems that arise from everyday practice, but ...
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