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Format: 22.10.2019
Format: 22.10.2019

European Cyber Security Month

1. October 2019 / /

The EU’s annual awareness campaign takes place each October across Europe. The aim is to raise awareness of cyber security threats, promote cyber security among citizens and organizations; and provide resources to protect themselves online, through education and sharing of good practices.

https://cybersecuritymonth.eu

Digital education at school in Europe

26. September 2019 /

The publication which covers the primary and secondary cycle of the school year 2018-19 offers a comparative overlook of national strategies and politics of digital education at school in 38 European countries participating in Erasmus+.

eacea.ec.europa.eu

Europe Code Week

16. September 2019 / /

EU Code Week, which runs from 5 to 20 October, aims to encourage people in all age groups to learn how to code and teach them the basics in a fun way. Workshops will be offered all over Europe. Events taking place in Switzerland are listed on the website.

codeweek.eu

European Schoolnet Academy

12. September 2019 / /

The European Schoolnet Academy has a new home: the platform with free online courses for teachers across Europe has upgraded its website with a fresh design and improved features. With the start of the new school year, six courses are launching on the new platform, waiting for teachers to join.

www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu

Data use in education

29. August 2019 / /

In the education sector, too, the use of digital devices and applications is generating an ever-increasing amount of data. But what potential does this data have? The educa.ch report outlines the possible scope of a future data use policy and describes approaches to its development.

www.educa.ch

MOOC: Hacking hate

23. August 2019 / /

Online hate speech is a growing problem. The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) contains reflection and discussion activities, but also many ideas and activities for classroom practice and for usage in a broader community. The course starts on 16 September 2019.

europeanschoolnetacademy.eu

New vice director

21. August 2019 /

The administrative council of educa.ch has appointed Ueli Anken as its new vice director. On 1 September 2019, he takes over from Karl Wimmer, who will be filling a different position internally. Ueli Anken has been communications manager with educa.ch since 1 November 2018.

www.educa.ch

World Education Leadership Symposium

30. July 2019 /

The international congress on education and leadership will take place at the University of Teacher Education, Zug, from 25 to 27.09. 2019. Experts on education practice and theory from around 50 countries will exchange views on responsible leadership, Education 5.0 and innovation in education.

wels.edulead.net

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

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