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E.g., 2024-02-21
Workshop 10 May 2021

You are welcome to join the second online workshop within the opening up research series. This workshop will provide an opportunity to hear about the RETHINK project research findings and discuss their implications. We anticipate focusing particularly on how quality criteria could be applied by actors ranging from university press officers to bloggers.

Workshop 22 April 2021
Reflections on the tinkering process. Photo credit: Wonderful Idea Co.

In the final session we'll reflect on ways to document our work and collaborate with each other. We'll brainstorm ways to support professional development activities, try out one more project that can be facilitated at home using everyday materials and return to the initial prompt of thinking about why tinkering is a valuable approach for all learners.

Workshop 15 April 2021
Week 3 takes a look at the learners' experience

In the third session we'll think together about the ways that tinkering involves a sense of co-creation. We'll hear participants’ and facilitators’ voices and discuss how we can support personal expression and engage with communities. We'll consider how the pandemic has provided challenges and opportunities for an inclusive practice.

Workshop 8 April 2021
Inspirations and frameworks for tinkering. Photo credit: Wonderful Idea Co.

During the second workshop we'll meet some artists, scientists and makers from around the world and see how their approach can inspire our explorations. We'll try out a hands-on activity together and reflect on different ways of describing the goals and outcomes of the tinkering experience.

Workshop 1 April 2021
Tinkering at home. Credit: Wonderful Idea Co.

In the first session of the Workroom we'll get to know each other, try an open-ended activity designed for online tinkering workshops and discuss how the pandemic has changed and complicated tinkering projects, programmes and environments both online and in-person.

Other 7 April 2021
Credit vog.photo at Ars Electronica

In our final week young learners from across Europe will be placed on centre stage: for us to construct a shared narrative of the future we need to understand the experiences and world views of the next generation.

Other 31 March 2021
Credit WAAG

This week we hear from a number of speakers who will share new tools that can be used to give communities an access point to express themselves and be heard.

Other 24 March 2021
Credit Parque de las Ciencias

In this first session of “Imagining futures for informal science learning” we will take inspiration from Keynote speaker Dr. Frederic Bertley.

Workshop 4 May 2021

The third and final event of the workroom brings the whole group back together. We will be presenting our new projects with the rest of the group, identifying ways in which we can combine our approach to blended learning and create value for the education sector.

Workshop 23 March 2021

The second of our workroom events will be a workshop; small working groups each focussing on their own new project designs.

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