In the current times of economic turbulence and market shortcomings, where the majority of EU citizens are struggling to manage major social and personal financial challenges.
The first issue of the Boys Reading newsletter has been now released. In this edition, there is a short description of the project, the objectives, the main outcome, an update on the progress of the project and the kick-off meeting and the upcoming project activities.
The escalating numbers of low income and unemployed young adults (18-35) constitute not only a current problem, but it’s a challenge to be dealt with in the years to come. This group of EU citizens is one of the largest disadvantaged groups in the European society, constituting almost the 35% (over 40% for some EU countries) of the total young adults in Europe.
Within the framework of the Science Fiction in Education (SciFiEd) project, partners designed and implemented cross-curricular units in local schools. These units were interdisciplinary and integrated a Science Fiction narrative. leveraging the power of stories and science fiction to stimulate engagement and creativity.
Innovade in collaboration with CARDET, FFST from Croatia and partners from Austria, Portugal, Greece, and Romania have been awarded the project Boys Reading, under the ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnerships programme of the European Commission. The kick off meeting took place in Split Croatia in 30-31, October, 2014. The full project plan was discussed and finalized with contribution from all partners.
Innovade announces the 7th Innovative Learning Environmentsconference to take place on Saturday October 18, 2014 (8:30am to 2:00pm) at the UNESCO amphitheatre of the University of Nicosia. The event is organized by CARDET, the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, and the School of Education and the UNESCO Chair of the University of Nicosia.
Within the framework of the AlphaEU project , five digital alphabet books were developed in each of the six partner languages, along with accompanying activities.These books and activities were implemented in each of the project partner countries with teachers and parents of children aged 2-6; the results of the implementation were extremely positive and encouraging.
The advancement of mobile devices, smart phones, and tablets has led to an inevitable push to integrate mobile learning across education. In the early childhood sector, the use of mobile learning has been driven by the affordances of tablets and ubiquitous internet access. Within the framework of the AlphaEU project, five digital alphabet books were developed in English, Greek, Romanian, German, Portuguese, and Italian, along with accompanying activities. These books and activities were implemented in each of the project partner countries with teachers and parents of children aged 2-6; the results of the implementation were extremely positive and encouraging.