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Pontydysgu partners in two new projects

August 6th, 2009 by Graham Attwell

The results of the selection of projects for the latest round of the EU Lifelong Learning programme Transversal projects were released today. This is the strand which includes Technology Enhanced Learning and the resulst had been delayed due to the high number of applications.

We are delighted to discover we are partners in two successful applications. The first is the politics project coordinated by the Laagna Gümnaasium in Estonia.The aim is to use online story telling to “enable school students, VET trainees and adult learners, specially immigrants undertaking ‘citizenship’ programmes, to develop a better understanding of how modern society functions and at the same time develop skills in problem solving, communication and language learning and writing skills.”

The second is the “Web 2.0 Enhanced Gateway To Educational Transition” coordinated by P&W in Ingolstadt in Germany which “will develop an e-platform, which will enable learners to reflect and develop creativity potentials and transitional skills in the light of self and others’ learning experience, made visible through a variety of media sets and PLE tools, each of them designed to meet the requirements of transition envisaged, and all of which are mapped into one single pedagogy framework. CIWEB this way allows for the mapping of particular tools following students’ learning aims and activities, rather than focussing on technology.”

Many thanks to the coordinators for including Pontydysgu as a partner in the projects. We are looking forward to working with you all.

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