Inspiring Science Education Conference 2016

By e-EPS. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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The Inspiring Science Education Academy 2016 [ISE] is specifically designed for teaching professionals in STEM disciplines and consists of several courses. The main objectives of all ISE courses are to introduce teachers to implementing Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE). Teachers and education professionals will be trained in transferring the concept of scientific methodology into the classroom and linking it with the numerous collections of open digital educational resources to design innovative educational scenarios.

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International Year of Light News

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 27 November 2014 in:
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Ibn Al-Haytham to be a focus of the International Year of Light through partnering with 1001 Inventions The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015) is delighted to welcome as a Founding Partner the award-winning educational organisation 1001 Inventions. British-based 1001 Inventions has the specific mission to raise awareness of the contributions to science, technology and culture from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilisation, and will play a key role during IYL2015 to promote and celebrate the 10th century pioneer Ibn Al-Haytham. Ibn Al-Haytham’s seminal work on optics ‘Kitab al-Manazir (The Book of Optics)’ was written around …

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Following in Eratosthenes’ footsteps

By Angelos Lazoudis, Eugenia Kypriotis. Published on 25 September 2014 in:
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An ancient experiment in schools around the world!
The Eratosthenes Experiment, organized by Ellinogermaniki Agogi’s [EA] Research and Development Department, on Friday 21 March 2014, in Athens Greece, on the occasion of the previous day’s equinox, received an overwhelming response, as 350 schools from 37 countries participated in this celebration of science and education, calculating the circumference of the Earth by using eLearning educational tools and simple instruments…

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Playing with Light

By Sally Reynolds. Published on 25 September 2014 in:
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Are you an Inspiring Science Teacher? Would you like to share some of your most inspiring teaching moments? If the answer is yes – then take part in the Inspiring Science Education [ISE] Competition 2014–2015 for a chance to visit London and some of its really exciting science museums and exhibitions.
This competition is all about recognising and rewarding inspirational science teaching practice and is aimed at teachers who are planning to run an exciting experiment in their science class between now and 31 March 2015, to coincide with the International Year of Light.

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Good results for ISE and the best is yet to come

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 26 May 2014 in:
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The partners of the Inspiring Science Education [ISE] project have begun to see the result of their work during the first year of the project.

Science education is an investment for both society as a whole and the next generation of scientists. Bringing scientific culture into primary and secondary schools will inspire children to embrace scientific careers as well as enhance scientific awareness of future generations of policy makers, teachers, lawyers, etc…

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Inspiring Science Education: eLearning tools to promote IBSE

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 21 August 2013 in:
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The project Inspiring Science Education [ISE] – funded by the European Commission under the CIP-ICT-PSP programme – aims to encourage the use of eLearning tools for promoting inquiry-based science education [IBSE] across European schools.

Running from April 2013 until July 2016, the project brings together a multi-stakeholder partnership, including the European Physical Society [EPS], and aims to reach 10,000 teachers and 100,000 students in 5,000 primary…

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