On January 15, 2020, an informative meeting and an interactive workshop “Digital and Media Competence of Educators” was held at the Biloberizka Lyceum (a supporting institution) of Verkhovyna District of Ivano-Frankivsk region. Educators of preschool education institutions and general secondary and out-of-school education institutions of Beloberizka United Territorial Community participated in the event. The event was a part of the EU Erasmus + Project MoPED (No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP). Read more
On January 13, the Center of Innovative Educational Technologies ”PNU EcoSystem” of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University hosted a workshop for children on robotics to promote STEAM education. The event was a part of an international project of the EU Erasmus + «Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education by Innovative Teaching Instruments (MoPED)» (No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP).
The training began with a Ukrainian Christmas carols and sincere greetings of our school students, who were welcomed by Professor Galyna Mykhailyshyn, Vice-Rector for Scientific and Pedagogical Work of the university.
The training participants worked on creating robots in pairs in two groups. The youngest, as born researchers and inventors, willingly studied the basics of mechanics based on the constructor ”Simple mechanisms”; teens designed and programmed robots based on WeDo 2.0 kits and LEGO Education software. According to Mykhaylo Kotyk, a trainer, Candidate of Engineering, a team member of the Center “PNU EcoSystem”, it is in these types of activities children have great opportunities for creative development and engineering thinking training. Robotics is the science without which the future of our children cannot be imagined. Children must be able to design and program robots since an early age.
All the participants received certificates for participation in the robotics class.
On December 5, 2019, at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University was held the workshop “The basics of STEM education. Modern technologies for inquiry based approach” within the framework of the project “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education by Innovative Teaching Instruments” (MoPED) of the EU program Erasmus + KA2 – Development of Higher Education Capacity, No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP. The seminar was attended by teachers, deputy directors and directors of secondary education institutions in Kyiv. This workshop was presented by Viktoriia Vember, PhD, Associated Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Department. Read more