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News 8 July 2021
Watch the wrap-up video to find out more about #Ecsite2021

Wishing you could re-live the 2021 Ecsite Online Conference? Or perhaps you're wondering what all the fuss was about? Take a look at our wrap-up video!

News 8 July 2021

Despite the pandemic, the RETHINK project has been very fruitful during the last year. Read on to discover some of the highlights from the last few months.

News 7 July 2021

Open learning and open schooling are broad terms which describe learning which is ‘open’ in terms of timing, location, teaching roles, instructional methods, modes of access, and any other factors related to learning processes. Most schools already do some level of open learning, through off site trips, on site visits and remote learning.

News 7 July 2021

The European-funded project Schools as Living Labs aims to transform schools into agent of the community wellbeing and to empower students so that they start thinking of themselves as change-makers. After one year of piloting activities in European schools, the project recently published the 1st version of its Roadmap for teachers: a hands-on manual helping teachers and educators in the planning and implementation of open-schooling projects in (but mostly outside) the classroom.

News 7 July 2021

The European-funded project Schools As Living Labs has launched a public consultation to develop a set of policy recommendations to accelerate the take-up and to normalise the implementation of open-schooling in education, with a specific focus on the use of the living-lab methodology.

Education practitioners, teachers, science centres, museums and education policymakers are invited to join the policy roadmap’s co-creation process by:

News 7 July 2021

Opportunity as a Press Office Manager at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Deadline : Tuesday 20 July 2021

News 5 July 2021

The University of Trento is advertising a scholarship on communication and public awareness of financial issues, deadline 6 September 2021

News 5 July 2021

Utrecht University are recruiting a two-year research position. Deadline 14 August!

News 5 July 2021

Opportunities for festival assistant, IT/AV assistant, festival ambassador and building manager at the British Science Festival. Deadline to apply is 11 July.

News 25 June 2021

Re-watch the sessions from #Ecsite2021!

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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 #72, July 2021

LOOKOUT: In conversation with the keynotes with Ewine van Dishoeck, John Falk and Melati Wijsen

LOOKOUT: A tale of two ACPC Chairs with Mikko Myllykoski and Brad Irwin

LOOKOUT: Reflecting on our commitments with Amito Haarhuis, Camille Pisani, Colin Johnson and Lewis Hou

COLUMN: Quitting the rat race by Bruno Maquart

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