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The 2nd year of the DLAB Erasmus+ project kicks off focusing on STEM to STEAM

Academics and teachers from England, Denmark, Belgium and Norway met this week to start to plan the Digital Learning Across Boundaries (DLAB) Erasmus+ programme for 2018 that focuses on STEM to STEAM

By | 2017-10-09T16:35:12+00:00 October 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Technology Outdoors MOOC leads the way in exploring how to integrate technology in education

The Technology Outdoors course, launched in May 2017, was a huge success and drew a global audience of over 450 applicants from more than 30 countries across the world. This is the first of three MOOCs that explore ways to integrate technology within education.

By | 2017-06-19T12:16:40+00:00 June 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

DLaB visit to Norway: 50 people making a MOOC

A group of lecturers, students and local teachers joined the Digital Learning across Boundaries Erasmus project five-day visit to Østfold University College in Norway mid-April 2017, along with participants from Bruges, Aalborg and Northampton. The main purpose of the visit was to create an online course on the theme of Technology Outdoors, and we now [...]

By | 2017-04-26T09:12:02+00:00 April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Breaking down classroom barriers: new MOOC launched for May 2017

Recent research from the University of Northampton found that learning outdoors greatly impacts on young children’s development and can, as a result, boost their future attainment. As part of a European funded project the University of Northampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) exploring the use of technology outdoors for education. The MOOC, [...]

By | 2017-05-02T10:52:10+00:00 February 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Education gets wild at the University of Northampton – January 2017

Twenty-six local primary school children, from Standens Barn and Rowan Gate Primary Schools experienced wild education at the University of Northampton this week. The pupils had a wild time exploring indoor and outdoor learning with technology. Fourteen pupils, aged five and six, from Standens Barn Primary School spent a morning working within the Forest School [...]

By | 2017-01-19T15:58:18+00:00 January 19th, 2017|News|1 Comment