Category: <span>Stories & News Service</span>

Category: Stories & News Service

Technological Sovereignty Council’s work begins

This week the kick-off meeting of the Council for Technological Sovereignty founded by the German Federal Ministry of Research took place. Eleven experts from science, business, and society have got the assignment to in the coming months develop recommendations for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to strengthen …

Free microlearning courses for adults from the UN Initiative Educate All

UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) in collaboration with EdApp has launched a global learning initiative to provide high-quality adult education. From the beginning of May 2020, UNITAR will contribute to microlearning courses to Educate All. Where the focus is to create a global learning library to support …

To use screens rationally at home – new campaign shows the way

The Luxembourg Minister of Education Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, and Jeff Kaufmann, campaign coordinator at BEE SECURE, have launched the campaign “Family screens”. At the launch, the Minister pointed out the many obvious advantages of using digital media in education for children and teenagers e.g. in comparison with television …

Government challenging universities on a climate competition

The Norwegian government wants to further activate the universities on the issue of climate change. As it now is launching a climate competition with a focus on the universities’ climate impact. As well as what they do to decrease their environmental footprints. But also to increase the amount of research …

Making citizen science a natural method of research

“We want to build a self-evident and everyday contact between science and citizens why we encourage with the current promotion of research institutions and researchers to establish lasting models of collaboration – because only a continuous cooperation with the citizens for a longer period creates optimum conditions for mutual learning …