Implementing organisations

- Leibniz University of Hannover (Germany)
- University of Pavia (Italy)
- University of Vienna (Austria)
- 1st EPAL Korydallou/Athens – Public VET school (Greece)
- Buzau County School Inspectorate (Romania)

 

Overall objective

  • To promote digital citizenship of pupils by supporting the development of digital skills and competences through inquiry-based learning methods and by using peer-education to build a “pupil’s community of digital citizens”

 

Specific objectives

  • To raise awareness on issues such as discrimination, indoctrination and fake news found in the online environment and the influence of social media on politics and civil society
  • To enhance pupils’ digital skills, competences, values and attitudes
        - teaching them how to analyse the media in an objective way and consume digital media critically,
        - helping them to develop an objective point of view and to question news-networks realising       
          when a news or information is delivered uncritically from a single viewpoint.
  • To encourage pupils’ use of creative and digital methods when presenting and elaborating relevant topics
  • To foster the use of peer education paying particular attention to the “education triangle” of  teachers, students and parents
  • To build a community named “pupil’s community of digital citizens” where good practices from the participating countries will be shared

 

Outputs/expected results

  • An inquiry-based learning strategy to enhance digital competences and critical thinking when consuming digital media and online content. This strategy will be available in the form of a digital handbook for teacher training.
  • Teacher training implemented in all participating countries in association with partner schools. Two partner-schools in each participating country.
  • Pupil’s assignment using inquiry-based learning: pupils will create outputs in the form of videos, vlogs, blogs, short movies, posters and online presentations that will be published on an online platform
  • A “pupil’s community of digital citizens” will be established where pupils can get in touch with pupils from other countries and present their outputs. This platform that supports peer-to-peer learning, will allow pupils to exchange knowledge, good practices and share ideas.  
  • A concrete model to evaluate peer-learning-process will also be developed.
  • In each participating country, a dissemination event will be organised to present the selected outputs of the inquiry-based learning produced by pupils and to promote the method
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