Get the lowdown on the latest apps
The Better Internet for Kids (BIK) Guide to online services
aims to provide key information about some of the most popular apps, social networking sites and other platforms which are commonly being used by children and young people (and adults) today. The resource has recently been updated, covering apps such as AfterSchool
, We Heart It
, and linking to a range of resources from the European network of Safer Internet Centres.
School Education Gateway platform reloaded!
Check out the newly revamped School Education Gateway site! You will discover a new structure, an updated homepage
, and new content such as quick polls
, education talks
, and the Teacher Academy
, a single point of access to teacher professional development featuring a new service of online courses
as well as the the hugely popular on-site courses
and versatile teaching materials
. Join us!
Amgen Teach new redesigned website and upcoming workshops
Amgen Teach is proud to introduce the release of its newly redesigned website! Through streamlined menus, simple navigation and easy access to information, we hope to make it easier for teachers to improve and exchange ideas and experience. The 12th Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab, organized by AmgenTeach, STEM Alliance, and Go-LAB, will take place in Brussels between 3 and 5 June 2016. For more information, please go to the Amgen Teach news section.
Registrations open for the autumn workshop on Space Education
Sign up to attend an international Space Education workshop in Leiden this fall! Every year, the European Space Agency
(ESA) organises a training workshop for teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Program
(GTTP). In 2016, the event joins forces with the European Project, Space Awareness,
for a five-day workshop on space education. The event will be held in Leiden, the Netherlands, from 18 to 22 October 2016. For more information, go here
Sign up for this autumn's teacher training in science education at a special rate!
Teachers can now register for a six-days-long STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) training course to be held at the Future Classroom Lab
of European Schoolnet from 14 to 19 September 2016. This course is co-organised with the Scientix
project, the community for science education in Europe. The "Innovative Practices for Engaging STEM teaching" course provides STEM teachers with resources and ideas that can help them prepare more engaging science lessons in order to increase students’ interest in STEM subjects and careers. For more information about the course, go here
Internet governance webinars for Insafe network youth panelists
A series of internet governance webinars will be organised for Insafe network youth panelists in the lead up to EuroDIG, taking place on 9-10 June 2016 in Brussels. The webinars aim to engage young people to get involved in internet governance discussions on a more consistent and regular basis by providing them with the adequate knowledge and skills needed to facilitate understanding and help them form their own opinions on issues related to the internet ecosystem. The output from these sessions will be shared more widely via the Better Internet for Kids portal at www.betterinternetforkids.eu