Project Description

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

PROGRAMME: Digital Education Tools to foster Innovation
ACRONYM:EDU+
PROJECT NUMBER: 2021-1-EL01-KA210-SCH-000034311
DURATION: 01/11/2021 – 01/11/2023

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PROGRAMME: Digital Education Tools to foster Innovation
ACRONYM: EDU+
PROJECT NUMBER: 2021-1-EL01-KA210-SCH-000034311

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Summary:

The project aims to provide professional and personal development to the participants, who will exchange good practices and valuable knowledge regarding the use of digital tools and innovative educational methodology in the classroom, in the scope of improving their digital literacy and readiness.

This project will help:

1. to foster Gamification and Game-Based Learning in Digital Education; the participants will be thoroughly informed about the methodology, the benefits and positive outcomes of this educational approach for the students as well as the teachers.

2. to introduce the participants to Design Thinking as an educational method that can be applied through Digital Education. During the activities they will learn how to use and integrate up-to-date digital tools and methods into their lesson, which will upgrade the educational experience and enhance educational quality; they will understand how these tools will help their students develop Critical Thinking and Creative Expression, their ability to Collaborate and Communicate effectively in the future.

3. to promote Digital Storytelling as an educational approach which requires participants to use their imagination and creativity while studying. DST has been shown in studies to improve participants’ interpersonal and analytical skills, increase their interest in the material taught, and accelerate their understanding, writing skills, and vocabulary growth.

4. to encourage lifelong learning for teachers and school faculty. The aim is to increase teachers’ and educators’ interest in new educational methodologies that can improve their initial knowledge and education while also continuing their professional development. Furthermore, teaching faculty will have more chances to participate in training mobility and collaborate with transnational colleagues.

Objectives:

EDU+ aims to provide professional and personal development to the participants; they will exchange good practices and valuable knowledge regarding the use of digital tools and innovative educational methodology in the classroom, in the scope of improving their digital literacy and readiness. The objectives are the following ones:

  • foster Gamification and Game-Based Learning
  • introduce Design Thinking
  • promote Digital Storytelling
  • encourage lifelong learning for teaching professions
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Duration

  • Start Date: 01/11/2021

  • End Date: 01/11/2023

Partners

  • 4th Senior High School of Karditsa – Greece

  • COMPARATIVE RESEARCH NETWORK EV – Germany

  • E-SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL GROUP – Greece

  • Şehit Ahmet Özsoy Fen Lisesi – Turkey

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