SciLit – Scientific Literacy At The School: Improving Strategies and Building New Practices Of Science Teaching In Early Years Education

Objectives

  • To create and to consolidate a network of cooperation for the implementation of innovative practices on science education in kindergarten and primary education
  • To introduce science contents in the classroom (natural, social and human sciences), both in kindergarten and primary school
  • To improve relevant and high-level basic and transversal competences by teaching to teach Science in a lifelong learning perspective
  • To produce innovative materials to support teachers and leaders to deliver high quality teaching and to adopt new methods and tools in the classroom

Results

  • Guide for policy makers, scientists, education professionals and national, regional and local authorities involved in education.
  • The science-teaching Handbook: how to include Science in the classroom from Early Years education?
  • Classroom materials:
  1. What is the world made of? From the macroscopic world to the microscope: investigating on what our eyes can’t see
  2. Archaeology in the classroom

Activities

  • Developing science related teaching and learning materials
  • Holding professionals’ online Forum meetings
  • Short-term joint staff training events and conferences on scientific content
  • Knowledge multiplication to other scientists, teachers and to education practitioners

Info & contacts

Date of project

01/09/2016 – 31/08/2018

DG of reference

DG EAC, National Agency (Spain), Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for School

Contacts