Development of Model for Teaching and Learning Online

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The main objectives of this program were to research, review and evaluate the needs of educators regarding educational technology issues and models of online education, as well as to design and develop a pilot program. The main deliverable of the project was to develop a model and course for preparing teachers and trainers to design and deliver online courses.

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Preparing Teachers to Teach with ICT

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The purpose of this project was to transfer innovation from the world leading institution in learning design (Open University UK) and to better prepare teachers and trainers in integrating ICT in teaching and training in innovative ways.

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ICT-Based Learning Case Studies in Primary Education

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The main focus of this project was to evaluate teacher ICT-related professional development and to examine the magnitude of integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in learning. The evaluation team assessed the effectiveness of teacher training, quality of material and the extent and value of integrating ICT in the learning process based on in-depth case studies of classrooms and teachers.

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Using Mobile Devices Science Teaching & Learning

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The project aimed to explore the use of mobile technologies as digital learning tools within the context of inquiry-based science. The project combined formal science learning experiences that took place in the classroom and informal science learning experiences that took place outdoors.

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Mobile Learning to Support Argumentation in Science

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TECHNOSKEPSI aimed to investigate the ways in which mobile tools and online technologies can support argumentation in science. The project engaged teachers and learners who worked in groups to study environmental problems by collecting data using handheld devices and engaging in a debate about the dimensions of the problem and possible solutions. Students, teachers and scientists collaborated to build arguments for and against various proposals and solutions to problems.

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Lifelong Readers (LiRe)

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As both literacy and lifelong learning are closely related to reading, the LiRe project aspires to bring about positive change in both areas, through coordinated efforts and collaboration in the field of reading promotion at the European level. The Lifelong Readers (LiRe) project aims, (i) to convince stakeholders about the need to devote more time and effort to reading promotion and to place reading for pleasure at the centre of their policies, approaches and practices, (ii) to provide stakeholders with guidance, training, and an array of tools for reading promotion in the primary school, and (ii) to initiate change by implementing reading promotion programmes in all participating countries.

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Alphabets of Europe – AlphaEU

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The AlphaEU project aims to promote the acquisition of multilingual awareness and language skills of pre-schoolers in various European countries, by developing, piloting, and implementing digital alphabet books and alphabet-related games and interactive activities. Targeted alphabets/languages include: English, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, and Romanian. Bringing very young children into contact with foreign languages may result in faster language learning, improved mother tongue skills, and better performance in other areas.

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Science Fiction in Education

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The SciFiEd project focuses on providing teachers with tools, training, and guidance that will assist them in enhancing their teaching, making science more attractive to students, connecting it with real-life issues such as the environment, and providing girls and other marginalised groups access to science. The central project idea is to achieve this by incorporating Science Fiction in science teaching.

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