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SCIENTIX 2. The community for science education in Europe

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From 30/12/2008 to 29/12/2015

Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals.

In its first stage (SCIENTIX: 2009-2012) the project built an online portal to collect and present European STEM education projects and their results, and organised several teacher workshops. The goal of the second phase (SCIENTIX 2: 2013-2015) is to expand to the national level. Through the network of the National Contact Points (NCPs), Scientix aims to reach out to national teacher communities, and contribute to the development of national strategies for wider uptake of inquiry-based and other innovative approaches to science and maths education.

EUN Partnership AISBL, Belgium (Coordinator)
EUN is a consortium of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe.

SCIENTIX NATIONAL CONTACT POINTS

  • Austria: Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs, Department it/3
  • Belgium: Technology International vzw
  • Bulgaria: Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 
  • Croatia: Croatian Academic and Research Network 
  • Cyprus: Learning in Science Group, University of Cyprus 
  • Czech Republic: Centre for International Cooperation in Education 
  • Denmark: National Centre for Science Education 
  • Estonia: Estonian Research Council 
  • Finland: University of Helsinki, LUMA Centre 
  • France: La main à la pâte Foundation
  • Greece: Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus” 
  • Hungary: Educatio Public Services Nonprofit LLC  
  • Ireland: Professional Development Service for Teachers 
  • Israel: Makash 
  • Italy: National Institute for Documentation, Innovation and Educational Research (INDIRE) 
  • Latvia: Center for Science and Mathematics Education of the University of Latvia 
  • Lithuania: Education Development Centre 
  • Malta: Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education, Ministry of Education and Employment 
  • Netherlands: National Science & Technology Platform (Platform Beta Techniek) 
  • Norway: Norwegian Centre for ICT in Education 
  • Poland: Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences  
  • Portugal: Directorate General for Education, Ministry of Education and Science 
  • Romania: University of Bucharest 
  • Slovakia: University of Zilina 
  • Slovenia: National Education Institute 
  • Spain: The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology 
  • Sweden: Teknikföretagen - The Association of Swedish Engineering Industries 
  • Switzerland: Swiss Media Institute for Education and Culture
  • Turkey: Directorate General for Innovation and Educational Technology, Ministry of national Education 
  • United Kingdom: National STEM Centre
Dr. Àgueda Gras-Velázquez (Project manager)
agueda.gras@eun.org
European Schoolnet (EUN)
Brussels, Belgium
​Total cost: EUR 6.573.506
EU contribution: EUR 6.000.000
Project reference: 337250
Funded under: FP7-Adhoc-2007-13
http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/110349_en.html
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