art+icteLearningworld News from Luxembourg

November 20 the Luxembourg Minister of Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, launched the first six educational makerspaces. The focus is to offer interested young people spaces to use their creativity and experimentation for their own digital projects. These makerspaces are the first pillar of BEE CREATIVE program that aims to bring children and young people to use ICT to create, learn, discover and implement projects. In other words develop their digital literacy and in a non-formal way train to solve problems. In the first step the makerspaces is set up in five highschools and  Forum Campus Geesseknäppchen. A more long term aim is to train future ICT specialists and promote entrepreneurship to strengthen Luxembourg’s position as an innovative cluster in this sector. Source: Press Release from Ministry of Education, Children and Youth