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 ...the giant of constructivism "Not only did the SCENE project and partners benefit from his renowned expertise in PBL, but also from his tireless effort to make an impact in the worldwide educational context"


Next project meeting in Rome, 29th and 30th November 2012 the SCENE "Virtual Learning Environment" and the PBL course!

ImmagineThe next project meeting will be arranged in Rome, the 29th and 30th November 2012. The meeting goals and activities will be:

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10,11 July 2012, Next project meeting in Braga (PT) (3)

"...start developing the PBL working environment and course curriculum"

220px-Arco da porta nova BragaThe next project meeting, hosted by the Faculty of Philosophy, Catholic University of Portugal (PT), will be held the 10 and 11 of July 2012. Not all partners will take part to the meeting but just the technological partners (FOR.COM., IT and University of Leicester, UK) and pedagogical/methodological experts: Faculty of Philosophy, Catholic University of Portugal and the Buck Institute for Education (USA).

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ROME 5-9 March 2012

SCENE project presentation during the ICVET project meeting in Rome

01 susannaDuring the VI meeting of the ICVET project (Rome, 5-9 March ‘12), which is addressed to VET teachers and trainers, Susanna Correnti presented the SCENE project.  ICVET project ( intends to create and improve the ICT competencies of the 00 susannateachers/trainers in the Vocational Education and Training  (VET) partners EU schools, and the more efficient use of the ICT tools in the education of their students. Teachers and trainers of ICVET partnership were invited to join in the SCENE project.

SCENE course methodology and contents designing


 ....we done a great work in Braga!"

photoA very important work was done in Braga in order to finally design the course methodology and contents !

The course contents include practical scenarios/projects such as a video/case study as real world examples ("experiences") of the PBL pedagogy as course main topic.

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Virtual Meeting 23 March 2012

"...go back on your experience and recall a typical problem/challenge you have solved!"

intervista1Susanna Correnti (FOR.COM.), Paulo Dias (Catholic Uni. of Portugal), Palitha Edirisingha (Uni. of Leicester) and David Jonassen (University of Missouri) participated in a virtual meeting about the interview to submit to teachers, trainers and headmasters/school managers (WP3). It was agreed to ask teachers and trainers to recall a typical problem as practical examples of they usually submit in classroom to students to teach each one discipline based on real-world scenarios. While, headmasters and school managers should recall a typical problem/challenge they have solved managing the school.

Brussels, 16-17 February, 2012

Comenius, ICT and Languages Project's Meeting.

Susanna Correnti of FOR.COM. participated to the EACEA meeting for Comenius, ICT and Languages projects. One of the main benefits of the meeting it was been the opportunity of networking with other EU partners and of introducing the SCENE project in an international context.


Buck Institute for Education


"...welcome on board!"

bielogoBuck Institute for Education (BIE) from California (USA) has joined in the SCENE partnership.  The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is dedicated to improving 21st Century teaching and learning throughout the world by creating and disseminating products, practices and knowledge for effective Project Based Learning (PBL).

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March 2012, SCENE project in Romania!

Magdalena Constanta Grigoras  of the Technical College "Mihai Bacescu" have had good opportunities to advertise the SCENE project in Romania by presenting the project main objectives and expected results to teachers and students. During the conference arranged by the College, 22 March 2012, on "Partnership for quality" the SCENE project was presented  to the audience: teachers, students, parents, citizens. In the occasion of a national seminar with 50 teachers arranged in Campulung (RO), 23 March 2012, the SCENE project was presented as example of European projects' good practice. Have a look at the Technical College "Mihai Bacescu" for more information

9 February, 2012

Virtual meeting with Prof. David H. Jonassen...a lesson on the Problem- Based Learning!

02newsFOR.COM., University of Leicester and Catholic University of Portugal attended a virtual meeting with Prof. Jonassen (University of Missoury – USA). Important aspects of the Problem- Based Learning approach were clarified. The collection of as many as possible "stories" among teachers and trainers is a pivotal activity to define the specific typology of problems/scenario.

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