LEAP presentation submitted to the SCIENTIX portal, July 3, 2017

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The following presentation was submitted to the SCIENTIX portal, which is accessed by the wider lifelong learning community in Europe. Title LEAP: Lean and Agile Practices linking Engineering Higher Education to Industry Teaser Agile Design in Higher Education Description of the project Higher education prepares learners for their future role as professionals and active citizens in multiple ways: it builds field specific knowledge; it builds learning-to-learn capacity that empowers students to develop knowledge in life-long learning contexts throughout their careers in a constantly evolving job market; it prepares students to effectively transition from the educational environment into the professional world, to become effectively integrated into the professionally community, and to adapt to market-driven processes. According to the Modernization Agenda for Higher Education, the sector faces multiple challenges in its quest…
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LEAP at EduLearn 2017, July 3-5, 2017

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LEAP was presented in a virtual format at the EduLearn Conference, which is held annually in Barcelona, Spain. This year the conference was held on July 3-5. The conference attracts an international audience with an interest on technology in education, and is an excellent ground for presenting project objectives and outcomes. For a full text of the application please contact the LEAP project.
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LEAP at INTED 2017, March 7-8, 2017

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The LEAP project was presented at the INTED 2017 conference, which was held in Valencia, Spain, on March 7 and 8, 2017. The conference attracts professionals with an interest in technology in education and the positive impact that this may have to learning experiences. For the full text of the publication please contact the LEAP project.
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LEAP press release 17/1/2017

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The following press release was forwarded to Greek media outlets for dissemination purposes. Μαθησιακά παιχνίδια για εξοικείωση φοιτητών με την ευέλικτη σχεδίαση Η τριτοβάθμια εκπαίδευση προετοιμάζει τους φοιτητές με πολλαπλούς τρόπους για να δράσουν αποτελεσματικά στο μέλλον ως επαγγελματίες και ενεργοί πολίτες: χτίζει γνώση, χτίζει την ικανότητα των φοιτητών να μαθαίνουν δια βίου, και προετοιμάζει τους φοιτητές για τη μετάβαση τους από τον ακαδημαϊκό χώρο μάθησης στον κόσμο της εργασίας και της αγοράς. Σύμφωνα με τον Ατζέντα για τον Εκσυγχρονισμό της Ανώτατης Εκπαίδευσης (Modernization Agenda for Higher Education) η τριτοβάθμια εκπαίδευση αντιμετωπίζει σημαντικές προκλήσεις για την ανάπτυξη κριτικά σκεπτόμενων, δημιουργικών, και ευπροσάρμοστων ενηλίκων (Βασιλείου): την οικονομική κρίση, την ανεργία των νέων, την ενσωμάτωση νέων πρακτικών και μεθοδολογιών στη μάθηση, και άλλες. Μια από τις σημαντικές προκλήσεις είναι ότι, ειδικά σε…
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LEAP presented to the Vocational High School of Musaki, 1/12/2016

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LEAP was presented to 15 students and 4 teachers from the Vocational High School of Musaki who visited the University of Thessaly for educational purposes on December 15, 2016. Musaki is located in the area of Karditsa in western Thessaly. The school took a day long trip to Volos and visited the University. During the visit the students had the opportunity to be exposed to research on educational software, including LEAP.
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