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Scientix: FREE 2 Day Residential Conference
April 09th 2015

Scientix: FREE 2 Day Residential Conference

Scientix, the community for science education in Europe, promotes and supports Europe-wide collaboration among STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) teachers, education researchers, policy-makers and other STEM education professionals. This conference brings Europe wide research and best practice together in one place for UK teachers to access.

Start date
17 Apr 2015

Duration
2 days

Venue
National STEM Centre, co-located with the National Science Learning Centre, University of York, YO10 5DD

Costs
Free

This is a residential course, and meals and accommodation are included for the duration of the course. All accommodation and meals are covered by European funding for all participants (Maintained and non-maintained schools alike) so the only costs for the participants are travel to the venue.

The following optional sessions are available:

Workshop 1
Ingenious – understanding the body of evidence in relation to STEM education. Participants will learn more about European wide strategies and successes of encouraging more young people into STEM Education and what influences their career aspirations. Workshop participants will leave with useful ideas and examples to develop around their own schools.

Go-lab
These interactive sessions will provide teachers with the opportunity to explore their online science laboratories/ remote and virtual labs for the large-scale use in their classroom. Teachers will be able to perform personalized scientific experiments with online labs, and enrich classroom activities with demonstrations and disseminate best practices in a web-based pedagogic community.

Workshop 2
ESERO Teaching Fellow Tom Lyons will provide teachers with activities, resources and ideas to help them make the most of British Astronaut Tim Peake’s visit to the international Space Station in July this year.

Go-lab
These interactive sessions will provide teachers with the opportunity to explore their online science laboratories/ remote and virtual labs for the large-scale use in their classroom. Teachers will be able to perform personalized scientific experiments with online labs, and enrich classroom activities with demonstrations and disseminate best practices in a web-based pedagogic community.

Outcomes

Participants will:

– debate the importance of science education for the future of the UK and Europe
– share their experiences with fellow delegates and start new collaborations within the UK and broader EU
– understand the breadth of support and resource material available to support STEM professionals in the teaching of science
– participate in hands on activity and workshops designed to stimulate thinking and encourage innovative practice back in the classroom

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