The Europeana MOOC ‘Digital Education with Cultural Heritage’ delves into the educational potential of digital cultural heritage and prepares you for implementing it using digital technologies. This MOOC makes use of Europeana’s digitised collection of cultural heritage and content from the Teaching with Europeana blog. Through it, participants are introducedContinue Reading

Scientix is looking for dynamic, motivated, and creative teachers and educators to join the Scientix Ambassadors Panel. The Scientix Ambassadors Panel, which already consists of more than 1,000 educators, is now open for additional applications. Scientix Ambassadors are active or retired teachers, and other educators. Scientix Ambassadors help share ScientixContinue Reading

The IMPETUS project has launched two open calls for citizen science initiatives that are now open for applications. The IMPETUS project aims to boost recognition of citizen science and comprises an innovative funding scheme for citizen science initiatives in the European Research Area. To do so, the IMPETUS project will notably awardContinue Reading

The competition calls for educators in primary and secondary schools across Europe to explore the lesson plans from Intel’s Skills for Innovation Starter Pack and carry out the lessons with their students. The goal of the competition is to challenge the educators to create and share their stories of implementation,Continue Reading

The STEM Discovery Campaign is the annual initiative that promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), coordinated by Scientix in collaboration with many organisations and projects, and is celebrated in Europe and beyond from the beginning of February to the end of April. This year’s theme is ‘STEM Identities’, aContinue Reading

We can’t possibly know what future challenges await our children. But one thing is for sure: they will need many skills to meet them. They’ll have to understand STEM – but they’ll also have to master techniques not typically associated with the scientific method. In this issue, we’ll introduce youContinue Reading

The 4th Scientix International Conference took place online on 18 and 19 November 2022. The conference provided an overview of the challenges and opportunities in science education in Europe and highlighted the potential and possibilities that the Scientix community can bring about. It also presented multiple opportunities to learn more aboutContinue Reading

We are increasingly becoming aware of environmental issues and their impact on our societies and everyday life. Teachers are trying to shape students into informed and active citizens who will work and build with nature instead of separately from it. However, the educational potential of nature-based solutions (NBS) remains largelyContinue Reading

The European Commission is calling on both teachers to enter the world of research, and on MSCA scientists to enter the world of primary and secondary education. The ‘EXPERTiment for the Classroom’ competition will give teachers and scientists a rare opportunity to team up in their subject area and co-createContinue Reading

The 4th Scientix Conference took place on 18-19 November 2022, online. Some 1,200 teachers, researchers, policymakers, STEM professionals, industry representatives and STEM project managers came together for two days full of learning, networking and sharing. The conference featured 32 parallel talks, 15 projects, 8 workshops, 2 round-tables and the exhibition of 98 posters – making it one of the major science education eventsContinue Reading