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The project is nearing its close as it ends on the 31st of August 2014. It has to be said that these three years were very hectic as all the partners worked hard to achieve the outputs that were planned.

It has to be said that the number of teachers who have been part of the project as beneficiaries were many.

Read more: Final note from the Coordinator

The 2nd and the Final International Conference of the PRISCINET Project was held in Valetta, the capital of Malta, between the 16th and 18th of July, in the historical Building of the Old University. Approximately 100 delegates from different countries of Europe attended the conference and engaged in: a) discussions on the implementation of inquiry based science learning education (IBSE) in primary and pre-primary schools, b) hands-on workshops that can be replicated in the classroom, c) sharing of experiences and best-practices, d) discussion on the amalgamation of informal and formal learning. 

Read more: Final Conference of PRISCINET project

The 2nd round of the “Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM Teaching” course is starting on 18th August 2014. The “Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM teaching” course aims to provide teachers, school counselors and career advisors with resources and ideas intended to increase students’ interest for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects and careers.

Read more: European Schoolnet Academy Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM Teaching - 2nd Round

‘Science with and for Society’ will be instrumental in addressing the European societal challenges tackled by Horizon 2020, building capacities and developing innovative ways of connecting science to society. It will make science more attractive, raise the interest of society for innovation, and initiate research and innovation activities.

Read more: Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020

PRI-SCI-NET has supported teachers in many different ways, among them through the organization of three International Training Courses. These courses provided an opportunity for participants to engage with inquiry based learning activities and acquire experience about how to best integrate them in their teaching. In addition, the participation of teachers from different countries brought with it a mixture of ideas which promoted a creative training atmosphere with a European Spirit.

Read more: Note from the Coordinator - part 8


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  • Coordinator: Dr. Suzanne Gatt                  
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