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Format: 16.07.2019
Format: 16.07.2019

MOOC: Teaching ICT with Inquiry

16. July 2019 /

The aim of this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is to equip teachers with essential skills and knowledge to teach STEM and ICT with the help of inquiry-based pedagogy. The course starts on 09 September 2019.

europeanschoolnetacademy.eu

AI in the context of education

4. July 2019 / /

The second white paper from European Schoolnet presents the current state-of-the-art in the evaluation of recommender systems with a perspective to identify opportunities and challenges in using these tools in learning resource platforms.

lre.eun.org

Systemic Intervention and Prevention in Schools

24. June 2019 / /

The expansion of everyday communication into the digital realm has greatly exacerbated the negative impact of mobbing. The klicksafe handbook represents a most significant source of counsel on an urgently pressing issue.

www.klicksafe.de

Computational Thinking – where do Swiss schools stand today?

12. June 2019 / /

Swiss schools across the country are currently implementing a broad range of activities to teach computational thinking. However, schools still differ in their implementation of computational thinking activities. While some schools are trailblazing, others are just getting started.

digitalswitzerland.com

Reimagining the school learning ecology

3. June 2019 / /

The report «Education outcomes enhanced by the use of digital technology» explores some of the factors that influence the transformative use of digital technology in schools, with a particular focus on innovations that contribute to enhanced educational outcomes.

publications.europa.eu

SELMA Toolkit

22. May 2019 / /

The SELMA Toolkit is an set of tools and materials to support young people to understand what hate speech is, how it affects them, and what we can do together to make a difference. The toolkit can be used in a school context, to set up a peer-to-peer scheme or to work with vulnerable groups.

hackinghate.eu

Spotlight Switzerland

3. May 2019 / /

Spotlight Switzerland is looking for inspiring kindergarten, primary and secondary school educators who are embracing digital transformation in the classroom by experimenting with teaching methods and tools together with their students. Projects can be submitted until 5 July 2019.

hundred.org

Applications for the classroom

30. April 2019 /

To give schools help with orientation following the discontinuation of educanet² and in the search for future classroom applications, educa.ch has drawn up an overview of currently available applications. The list is regularly updated and extended.

www.educanet2.ch

Digital skills in teacher’s education

12. April 2019 / /

School teachers increasingly rely on digital tools in classrooms, implying the necessity of digital upskilling on their part. Several EU initiatives tackle the issue, as the Swisscore (Contact Office for European Research, Innovation and Education) overview shows.

www.swisscore.org

MOOC: Social Media Literacy for Change

5. April 2019 / /

This Massic Open Online Course (MOOC) will support your school in helping their students to take full advantage of the opportunities of social media in a safe and ethical way, by creating your own school strategy. The course starts on 29.04.2019.

www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu

Digital Competencies: contact seminar in Tallinn

3. April 2019 / /

The contact seminar offers an ideal platform for networking with participants from Europe and for the planning of joint transnational projects to promote digital competencies. The seminar takes place from 4 to 7 September 2019 in Tallinn. Movetia supports the participation financially.

www.movetia.ch

Teaching with Europeana

22. March 2019 / /

How challenging can it be for educators to incorporate cultural heritage resources in their lessons? The «Teaching with European» blog exhibits a catalogue of learning scenarios that can be downloaded and provides explanations from teachers on how to use these resources in the classroom.

teachwitheuropeana.eun.org

EU: ICT in Education

18. March 2019 / /

The European Commission has published the 2nd Survey of Schools: ICT in Education. The survey of head teachers, teachers, students and parents covered a wide range of topics, including access to digital technologies, the use of digital technologies and schools’ digital policies.

ec.europa.eu

Recommender systems: Call for expert

13. March 2019 /

Teachers searching for appropriate learning resources can find a useful source of support in recommender systems. Which are the most effective systems for repositories in the classroom? European Schoolnet plans a whitepaper on the subject and is looking for suitable experts.

www.eun.org

AI in the context of education

1. March 2019 / /

How can artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning be put to work in an educational context and what are the challenges? The white paper from European Schoolnet provides a review of the status of their use on educational portals and in Open Educational Resources (OER) repositories.

www.eun.org

Report: Hacking Online Hate

21. February 2019 / / /

Online hate speech is a growing problem. The report “Hacking Online Hate: Building an Evidence Base for Educators” provides a definition of what online hate speech is, while developing an education approach that enables children, young people and teachers to understand and respond to it.

www.hackinghate.eu

The launch of ETINCEL

19. February 2019 / /

A new platform called ETINCEL, which will offer free resources in French, is already accessible in Beta version. The platform is co-constructed with industry, for general and vocational education. The platform is currently being tested and will be officially opened in the spring of 2019.

www.reseau-canope.fr

Kindergarten kids to get data protection lessons

1. February 2019 / /

Children in canton Zurich aged as young as 4 to 9 could soon be learning about data protection and privacy issues, in one of the first projects of its kind in Europe. The teaching material has been developed by the Zurich University of Teacher Education.

www.swissinfo.ch

Data protection

28. January 2019 / /

On the occasion of European Data Privacy Day on 28 January, educa.ch has published a new dossier on the subject of data protection. It contains information on the legal foundations together with links and teaching guidelines. It is accompanied by an app with short videos and a glossary.

www.educa.ch

Trends Shaping Education 2019

23. January 2019 / /

The OECD report “Trends Shaping Education 2019” explores major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting the future of education. It aims to inform strategic thinking and stimulate reflection on the challenges facing education.

www.oecd.org

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