Open Discovery Space

ODS Summer School 2014

The 2014 ODS Summer School will take place between the 13th and 18th of July 2014 in Attica, Greece. The Open Discovery Space Summer School 2014 is a school development and innovation course, addressed to teachers and school leaders. The aim of the course is to support school innovation and to train teachers and leaders… » read more

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More than 500 junior and senior high-schoolers from seven different locations in Greece had the opportunity for a virtual visit to the CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) experiment today, in collaboration with the Open Discovery Space project. W. With the use of lightweight technology, senior engineer Andromachi Tsirou offered students a unique tour of the CMS… » read more

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Open Educational Resources (OER) are promising for different contexts. Whereas the majority of OER is in English, smaller countries might benefit most from the uptake of OER. But how can this be achieved without educational neo-colonialism? See our experiences from Greenland, a country with specific requirements but also with very strong educational developments and progress.… » read more

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ODS @ EDUCA 2014

EDUCA 2014 is the largest event for the education and training sector in Finland and will take place on the 24-25th of January. An extensive exhibition area for sector products and services as well as a high-quality seminar programme will provide a comprehensive review of what’s happening in education and what the professionals are talking… » read more

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  ICT2013 held in Vilnius from 5-8 November, brought together Europe’s best & brightest in ICT research, with businesses old & new, web start-ups and digital strategists to chart a path for Europe’s ICT research policy. This important event saw the launch of the new pluri-annual programme for supporting Research and Development in Europe: Horizon… » read more

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How to adapt the Open Discovery Space approach in different countries – this is one of the key challenges in the project. As one of the first countries, Greenland now promotes the ODS approach with experts from schools and administration. One of the keys to success here is the integration into educational policies and the… » read more

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ODS@Schools

Between the 13th and the 22nd of November, a set of master-sessions, for teachers and students, on the use of ODS will take place throughout Portugal. First, the participants will be introduced to the ODS project & objectives. The classes then continue with a hands-on session, where the audience has the opportunity to use the… » read more

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ODS partner BG/BRG Schwechat started the new “ODS school year” with a focus on competence-based science teaching with the use of iPads. The video – presenting the didactic concept – can be accessed below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulvnMBVkDPA Educational materials on the topic are available on the ODS Portal, so don’t hesitate to join the Teaching&Learning with iPADs… » read more

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A new ODS paper has been accepted at the 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation – ICERI 2013. The event will be held in November (18-20)in Seville, Spain. The paper discusses the Open Discovery Space portal in the context on analyzing the barriers against the use, production and reuse of Open Educational Resources… » read more

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