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teaching methods

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What should future-oriented teaching and learning look like?

Workshop hashtag: #TeachTechSTOA Webstreaming: http://eptwitter.eu/TeachtechSTOA STOA website: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/cms/home/events/workshops/teaching Written by Nera Kuljanic and Sara Cagol On Wednesday 6 May 2015, the Science and Technology Options Assessment Panel (STOA) will host the workshop ‘How could technology change the way we teach and learn?’, as a follow-up to a recently published STOA study. The event will be … Continue reading

Photonics: An industry moving at the speed of light

Written by Stephen O’Sullivan, STOA trainee Photonics is all around us; it is an integral part of modern human society, contributing to our daily lives. The science of photonics is the study an utilisation of light or photons. Consequently due to its interdisciplinary nature it crosses the fields of physics, chemistry and electrical engineering. The … Continue reading

Science, technology and innovation policy

How are science and technology used outside research, and how can research foster innovation in Europe? These questions are particularly relevant in the light of the Europe 2020 strategy seeking to bring Europe out of the economic crisis, which aims to increase the proportion of Europe’s GDP spent on research and development from 2% to … Continue reading

Technology and the future of education

To educate children in a way that will allow them to solve the problems of the future, we must make creativity a value encouraged by our education system. This was the central conclusion of the STOA workshop on 8 April 2014, ‘New learning and teaching technology options’. Written by Hannah O’Kane, STOA trainee    STOA, … Continue reading

Digital opportunities for education in the EU

To read the long version of the EPRS Briefing go to: New global interactive strategies for teaching and learning The world of education is currently undergoing massive transformation as a result of the digital revolution. In the European Union (EU), children become active online from the age of 7, and 76% of EU households have … Continue reading

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