Work continues on the STEAMonEdu project with the partners meeting on 25-26 June hosted virtually by Stati Generali dell’Innovazione – SGI. Originally scheduled in Rome, the second project meeting had to be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. SGI managed the technical part, setting up an advanced system that allowed to effectively manage not only the conversation, but also the procedures of recording, voting and production of the reports on the works. Despite the forced distance, the two days of meeting resulted to be very productive with the active involvement of all partners under the guidance of the project coordinator CTI.
During the first day of the meeting, particular attention was paid to the current phase of creating the STEAMonEdu cCommunity and collecting good practices and policies. A phase that involves all partners responsible for the creation of a good examples guide, which will be an integral part of the final toolkit. More than 50 good practices have been collected and there are already about 150 teachers registered in the platform, coming not only from the participating countries. The platform is starting to take shape and becoming a crucial meeting point for teachers, experts, and policy makers.
The exciting part of the first day was the clustering session that we had together with two other Erasmus+ projects focusing on STEM and STE(A)M education – CHOICE and STE(A)M IT, about which you can read here.
On the second day, the project partners focused in particular on the planning of the online course that will be delivered through a MOOC, the platform development, the impact assessment and the educational tools that will be produced by the project. The work ended with dissemination activities and an overview of the project progress and. The second day was
Finally, a date has been set for the next project meeting, which will take place next January hosted by Colectic, with all partners hoping to meet face-to-face in Barcelona.