Innovade completed a large scale research on the reading habits of young children.
Literacy students in Ireland have been encouraged to use Science Fiction literature in their studies recently in an effort to use more diverse and engaging genres to stimulate reader’s interest and enjoyment in reading.
On March 2014, the staff in LMETB (Louth and Meath Education and Training Board) held a very interesting training session in their offices in Navan. The topic of the training was Using Science Fiction in the classroom. It was very well received and people were interested in implementing the genre in a number of different subject areas and with a number of different age groups.
In the framework of the SciFiEd project, teacher training workshops are being completed during the month of March in all the partner countries. In Cyprus, these workshops were held on the 13th, 14th, and 18th of March at the University of Nicosia.
With the occasion of 3rd meeting of the SciFiEd project held in Piteşti, on 17th and 18th of March 2014, a dissemination event was organized by the host institution (University of Piteşti – UPIT).
University of Piteşti (UPIT) from Romania, partner in the consortium of the SciFiEd project, has participated in INTED Conference, 11-12 March 2014, in Valencia, with the paper titled “INCORPORATING SCIENCE FICTION LITERATURE IN TEACHING SCIENCES”.INTED 2014 (International Technology, Education and Development Conference) has welcomed educational experts from all corners of the world under a common aim: to generate thought-provoking ideas for innovative education and to promote international partnerships.
The Mediterranean Migration Network kick off meeting took place in the University on Nicosia, 10-11 March 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus.The meeting was organized by CARDET with the cooperation of INNOVADE.
The Alphabets of Europe (AlphaEU) Consortium has successfully completed the development of the digital alphabet books and activities that form one of the major deliverables within the framework of the AlphaEU project.