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News 30 January 2012

The consortium of Open Science Resources is launching a contest for the best educational pathways of the OSR portal. Sixteen pathways in total have been chosen by the consortium to be part of this contest based on the quality of their content. The 8 pathways that are most highly evaluated by the users will be recognized as the best pathways of the OSR portal and their authors will receive a “Best Pathway” certificate.

News 12 January 2012

The “Open Science Resources” summer school aims to offer to teachers from all over Europe the chance to get acquainted with open educational resources repositories and be trained to use existing materials and relevant tools so as to design top quality educational activities that may be easily retrievable and available at anytime from anywhere.

News 5 December 2011

The OSR Portal is the winner of the Award for Learning Contexts of the OPAL Awards 2011 for Quality and Innovation Through Open Educational Practices. The prize has been awarded during the 2011 edition of the Online Educa Conference which was held recently in Berlin (www.online-educa.com/, 30 November – 2 December). Eleftheria Tsourlidaki from Elinogermaniki Agogi, Greece. as well as Marzia Mazzonetto, Projects Coordinator at Ecsite, and Claudio Dondi from the Menon Network (both based in Belgium) proudly collected the prize.

News 16 November 2011

Open Science Resources has been selected by an international jury as winner of the 2011 Open Educational Quality (OPAL) Awards for Learning Contexts.

News 22 July 2011

Representatives from the OSR project traveled to Athens, Georgia, USA, to present the project at the 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, 6-8 July 2011. The project picked up the award for Best Paper in the Poster category: www.ask4research.info/icalt/2011/.

OSR also won a Silver Award at the Learning Impact Awards in Long Beach, California, USA, in May 2011.

News 25 May 2011

Jennifer Palumbo, OSR Project Coordinator, accepted a Silver Award at this year’s Learning Impact Awards in Long Beach, California, USA.

News 12 May 2011

The Learning Impact Awards are designed to recognize the most impactful use of technology worldwide in support of learning.

News 12 May 2011

The OSR team is organizing an international contest for the development of educational pathways for teaching science, based on the use of the Inquiry Based Teaching Model.

News 5 January 2011

Grundtvig and Comenius grants are available to attend the summer school “Discover Open Science Resources” which will take place in July 2011 in Crete.

News 27 May 2009

Starting from June 2009, Ecsite will coordinate the EU project OpenScienceResources: Towards the development of a Shared Digital Repository for Formal and Informal Science Education. The aim of the project is to make digital collections in European science museums and science centres easier and more attractive to use in a variety of learning occasions.

Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #65, August 2020

LOOKOUT: Entering the scicomm field with Bárbara Teixeira

PORTFOLIO: Digital exhibitions by Emily Cronin

COLUMN: Spokes - expressing the voice of the community by Maria Xanthoudaki

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