Listen to our first podcast of the series "Lenses for tomorrow"

"Lenses for tomorrow" is our FEDORA's podcast and it has just been launched. We are thrilled to share with you the launch of the first of a series of 5 episodes that explores FEDORA's three main topics: interdisciplinarity, creativity -new languages- and future thinking. Our interviewees on this occasion Olivia Levrini, FEDORA Coordinator and Professor […]

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A closer look into our Round Table on Proactive anticipatory policies

A closer look into our Round Table on Proactive anticipatory policies With the participation of more than 50 researchers, professionals and students, the roundtable organised by FEDORA last Thursday 3 November at the University of Bologna conveyed a myriad of reflections through the contributions of its 4 keynote speakers and the conversations sparked during the […]

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FEDORA's Learning Briefs

FEDORA's work on the blind spots in science education has been summarised in these Learning Briefs, which present the work on Interdisciplinarity (WP1), New Languages (WP2) and Futurisation (WP3). They show the issue addressed, the framework showing the underlying principles and the working flow and recommendations. You can download them here: Learning brief on Interdisciplinarity […]

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Registration is open! “Proactive anticipatory policies on science education and sustainability”, a policy-oriented roundtable

The FEDORA partnership is inviting all professionals and researchers interested to the policy-oriented roundtable entitled “Proactive anticipatory policies on science education and sustainability” that will take place on Thursday, November 3rd at 4 p.m. Aula Prodi, Piazza di San Giovanni in Monte, Bologna. The roundtable will be chaired by Dr Antti Laherto from the University […]

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FEDORA Project Meeting in Kaunas: two days and a myriad of conversations

The vibrant city of Kaunas, 2002 European City of Culture and its Kaunas University of Technology hosted the first in-person meeting of the FEDORA project. After two years of online and very well-coordinated work, we had the time for conversations and dialogue face to face and this was celebrated by each of the participants. With […]

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Our Future-oriented science education manifesto is out!

‘Let’s explore the future, it is unknown and exciting’  - quote from a workshop in Breda, NL. We are delighted to share our Manifesto for Future-oriented Science Education! In this 7-page document, you will find 10 recommendations to set the tone and foster future-oriented discussions and spaces, especially in your classroom. You will also get familiar […]

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Imagining the school of the future through computational simulations: scenarios’ sustainability and agency as keywords

Computational simulations are fundamental tools not only for scientific research but also for education. They are frequently used as virtual laboratories to foster students’ understanding of the theoretical concepts that lie at the basis of the simulated systems. Recent research works in STEM education have started to explore the potential of simulations as future-oriented objects, to […]

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New languages for the quantum revolutions

This is a story about an event that happened not so long ago, which ripples are reaching further...Let's recap. Thursday, May 19 at the scientific “Liceo” A. Einstein in Rimini: the final event of a laboratory “Quantum Atelier” took place.  The project was born as a result of the PLS – Piano Lauree Scientifiche – […]

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Open your ears to listen to the sound of temperature rising

Soon it's going to be a year since we had the opportunity to listen and talk with Andri Magnusson, the Icelandic writer who has taken as a personal quest the protection of glaciers by employing a very simple yet powerful and deep tool: language and narratives. His last and most famous book, "On time and […]

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FEDORA, Future-oriented Science Education to enhance Responsibility and Engagement in the society of acceleration and uncertainty, is a 3-year EU-funded project. It started in September 2020 and will deploy its activities until August 2023. It gathers 6 partner institutions from 5 European countries.
FEDORA has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement no. 872841
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