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The project is coordinated by Aix-Marseille Université (AMU). More specifically the University Technological Institute (IUT) created in 2012 is involved in Let's STEAM through its computing department as the historical partner of the developments linked to digital education based on the STM32 IoT board development by STMicroelectonics. It has been involved in several programming activities linked to the school requirements.
Leading the assessment methodology
The "Learning, INnovation and Learning (LINE)" research lab of the University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis is focusing on research on digital co-creation and on the development of the so-called 21st century skills, notably computer thinking (Class'Code project), problem solving (CréaCube project), creativity (ANR 2018 #CreaMaker project) and co-creation of digital games in intergenerational contexts (ACT, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada).
Project technical coordinator
The “Laboratoire d’Aix-périmentation et de Bidouille” (LAB) is an open FabLab respecting the MIT charter. It has been created in 2013 with the mission of spreading the scientific and technical culture towards all citizens, by enabling them to get to use or reuse the technical and digital tools available nowadays towards creativity and innovation. Historically, the LAB has been associated to AMU to provide the technical developments related to IoT and education within the MakeCode platform.
Leading the learning content development
The University of Naples Federico II (UNINA) was the first publicly funded university in Europe. The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, part of the University of Napoli Federico II, was established in 2013. It is strongly linked with STMicroelectronics in particular regarding the expertise of their products. Nowadays, the department is working in highly innovative fields linked to digital transformation. In October 2016 the University hosted the first ever Apple IOS Developer Academy and in 2018 the Cisco Digital Transformation Lab.
Leading the teachers' need analysis
Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) is an educational organization of private law, officially recognized by the state. Established in 1995, the Research and Development Department of EA provides the test bed for research applications for the design, development and implementation of the research activities in education. The R&D Department acts therefore as an interface between the pedagogical research, the technological innovation and the school community.
Maria Mercedes GISBERT
Leading the demonstration
Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) is a public university, created in 1991.
The Laboratori d’Aplicacions Telemàtiques a l’Educació (LATE) is the interdisciplinary research group that will be involved in the project. It has been formed by professional profiles such as teachers, pedagogues, psycho pedagogues, philologists, computer scientists and communicologists. It will bring its knowledge and research on education for younth to the project as well as its networks of schools in Spain.
From outside the classroom - EU Code Week Ambassador
Digitale Wolven (DW) has been created in 2017 as a non-profit organization dedicated to organise
workshops for children and teachers. Its mission is to warm as many children and young people as possible to get started with IT and technology and also to inspire teachers. DW will bring to the project its network, contents but also its focus on girls and a number of special programs for young
people with fewer opportunities. It will be for DW the first participation to European projects
Project manager, Communication responsible & leading the e-learning development
Europroject (EP) is a company specialised in development of e-learning modules in the framework of European innovative programmes. EP is providing its technical team composed of developer and designer in order to develop the e-learning platform.In addition, Europroject will be leading the communication strategy, as well as the daily administrative & financial project management.