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Facilitator training at TU Graz

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Again, the Austrian team did facilitator training. This time, Dr. Margit Hofer (ZSI) and Dr. Sandra Schön (Salzburg Research) were guests at the Graz University of Technology and did a 4 hours long workshop together with DOIT's advisor Adj-Prof. Ph.D.

EC JRC Report on Makerspace published

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The report "Makerspaces for Education and Training: Exploring future implications for Europe" written by Dr Riina Vuorikari, Anusca Ferrari and Yves Punie (European Commission, Joint Research Centre, JRC) was published some weeks ago.

DOIT at Entrepreneurship Summit (Vienna)

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The DOIT project team from Salzburg took part in the Austrian Entrepreneurship Summit on 13 November 2019. The coordinator of the DOIT project presented the project, pilot activities and materials to around 50 teachers and students from the field of entrepreneurship education in a 15-minute presentation at our small booth.

DOIT presentations at the University of Applied Arts

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At 14th of November 2019, the Austrian DOIT partners had a joint public presentation hosted by the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. The event was organised by Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ruth Mateus-Berr, leader of the Center for Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education.

DOIT at Mini Maker Faire in Salzburg

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DOIT participated again at the Mini Maker Faire in Salzburg. Children were asked to prototype smart IoT solutions to motivate bicycle usage or - the smaller ones - to design a bike of their dreams. We got inspiring results for our booth partner SimpliCITY as well.

First facilitator trainings materials available in German

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Last week, the Austrian DOIT team already organised their second facilitator training in Austria, together with the University of Applied Arts Vienna, co-organised together with Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ruth Mateus-Berr, leader of the Center for Didactics of Art and Interdisciplinary Education.

DOIT pilot in Salzburg - Video documentation

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The team of Salzburg Research made a documentation video of the pilot activities together with a class from bhak/bhak hallein with a focus on "industrial business". The 21 students decided to work on a climate action with the topic "Smart accesoires to motivate bicycle usage".

“Discover and foster capabilities” #55

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Have you ever faced the issue that you forgot to close the window before it starts raining? In that case, the children of the primary school in Gröbming, Austria, have a solution for you. And many more solutions for different types of issues, all of them developed during a roll-out activity of DOIT.

DoIt Webinar: Pop-up hacklabs

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Today's DoIt Webinar is on Pop-up Hacklabs with Dr. Margit Hofer from ZSI. We cover issues such as how to set up makerspaces in rural areas and lessons learned when being mobile.

See the video in a new window HERE or embedded below.