SPACIT – Education for Spatial Citizenship

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Objectives

SPACIT aims at providing teachers with the relevant education to support active Spatial Citizenship in the classroom through providing the following measures:

  • Production of an up-to-date online reader on the geoinformation society, the technological basics, its social implications and economical effects for individuals
  • Development of a competence model and a curriculum for an increased participation in the geoinformation society through Spatial Citizenship
  • Creation of materials for teachers to actively learn / teach Spatial Citizenship skills and competences to pupils

Activities

  • Research and creation of scientific book: Society, space and the geoinformation age in school education
  • Creation of a curriculum for Spatial Citizenship
  • Creation of an online course and didactic materials

Results

  • Society, space and the geoinformation age in school education – Scientific book
  • Dimensions of GI Society – Online Report
  • Geoinformation Society – Leaflet
  • Curriculum for Spatial Citizenship education – Online Report
  • Final course materials for Spatial Citizenship Education
  • Final SPACIT Online Course

Partners

  • Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS at University of Salzburg (Austria, coordinator)
  • EUROGEO (United Kingdom)
  • Fatih University (Turkey)
  • Friedrich-Schiller – Universität Jena (Germany)
  • University of Koblenz Landau (Germany)
  • Bundesgymnasium und Bundesrealgymnasium (Germany)
  • KARS Laundau (Germany)
  • Colegiul National (Romania)
  • European Youth Parliament (United Kingdom)
  • National Council for Geographic Education, Washington DC (United States)
  • Center for Spatial Information Science, The University of Tokyo (Japan)

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

01/12/2012 – 30/11/2014

DG of reference

DG EAC, Education and Training, Lifelong Learning Programme – Comenius Multilateral

Categories

Unit

School

Info & contacts

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E-mail

noemi.deluca@cesie.org

Visit the website

http://www.spatialcitizenship.org/
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