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Improving Science Education – Strong interest in ESEA training opportunities

By Sofoklis Sotiriou. Published on 22 March 2016 in:
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A European education platform for STEM teachers
Over the past years there have been many discussions about the fact that Europe faces both a marked decrease in the interest of young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics [STEM] subjects and a decline in the uptake of STEM careers. It is widely acknowledged that the key to address this problem is to re-imagine science education in order to make it more appealing and fit the needs of all students. 

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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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Inspiring Science Education Academy 2016

By Lamprini Kolovou. 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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Winners announced in Learning with Light Competition 2015

By e-EPS. Published on 28 July 2015 in:
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The winners of the Inspiring Science Education [ISE] Competition entitled Learning with Light were announced this afternoon at the Awards Ceremony of the Science on Stage 2015 Festival in London.

The two winners are …

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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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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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