DIS-CODE Policy Recommendations on Early School Leaving Published
The Early School Leaving phenomenon was examined in depth during the DIS-CODE project coming to an end in December. After two years of collaboration between teachers, students and organisations from Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Italy and Portugal, the policy recommendations are available for policy makers and other stakeholders. The project conducted research and workshops in order to define which innovative teaching methods would benefit students that face the risk of dropping out, or are in the need of assistance.Read More
DIS-CODE International Scratch Jam Competition Winners Anounced
The DIS-CODE International Scratch Jam competition took place successfully on 7 December in the Future Classroom Lab of Brussels, where students from schools across Europe and beyond were awarded for their projects using Scratch.Read More
Bring innovation in your classroom: Participate in the DIS-CODE International Scratch Jam Competition!
The International Scratch Jam is a fun and engaging competition where students from Europe and beyond will have the chance to work in teams to create their own projects using Scratch. Learning how to code can empower students to be at the forefront of a digitally competent society, so do not miss this opportunity to participate in the DIS-CODE Scratch Jam competition!Read More
DIS-CODE Open Day: Coding Jam for Teachers and Students
The DIS-CODE project, is celebrating EU Code Week giving the chance to teachers and their students to experiment with coding and work in group activities that do not require any previous experience in programming.
Sign up for the 'Coding Jam for Teachers and Students' that will take place at the Future Classroom Lab, in Brussels on 18 October 2018 between 14:30 and 17:00 CEST.Read More
European Schoolnet launches its first study visit on Computational Thinking in Norway and Sweden
European Schoolnet, the network of Ministries of Education in Europe, has launched a new study visit scheme. The scheme provides face-to-face peer learning opportunities for its members from across Europe to exchange about what works and what doesn't when it comes to new education policies.Read More
New DIS-CODE resource on how to integrate coding skills and digital competences in your classroom
Do you want to help your students improve their digital and numerical competences? Recent studies show that integrating basic coding and programming in the classroom can enhance problem-solving skills, team work, analytical thinking and boost the digital and numerical skills of students.
One-day-crash-course on Mathematics and Coding for a more effective teaching practice
The course is addressed to teachers working in secondary schools in Belgium (possibly in French-speaking schools) that are teaching STEM and are willing to join a one-day training course on coding and innovative ways of teaching Mathematics.Read More
International Coding Jam winners announced
The international online hackathon "Coding Jam" took place on 20 October supported by the European Coding Initiative and the Future Classroom Lab Ambassadors. Find here the winners and winning projects!Read More
Hands on Hack 2017 - Coding Jam @ the Future Classroom Lab
The European Coding Initiative, along with the Future Classroom Lab ambassadors, are organizing the second international online coding jam on 20 October 2017, where teams from schools and learning labs across Europe and beyond will have the chance to build and share their projects.Read More
DIS-CODE SURVEY! Help us design engaging ways to teach and learn STEM subjects with coding
The DIS-CODE project aims to raise awareness on the importance of digital literacy and, especially coding, as these are key languages to be learned are becoming as important as being literate or numerate.