Cyprus OSC featured in World Health Organisation (WHO) campaign on antimicrobial resistance

To inspire people and professionals across the WHO European Region, the World Health Organisation is sharing stories of #AMR (antimicrobial resistance) throughout the coming year as part of a special campaign. Together they are breaking the silence and raising awareness about the increasing and serious threat of antimicrobial resistance. The work of the MULTIPLIERS Open Science Community …

A mission in Cyprus to tackle the silent pandemic: antimicrobial resistance

By Dr. Irene Drymiotou, University of Cyprus In July 2022, our Multipliers Open Science Community (OSC) in Cyprus started designing the Teaching and Learning Sequence of their Open Schooling approach, and during the first week of October, their three science teachers introduced the crucial topic of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to 96 8th graders (13-14 years-old) …

Students as Agents of Social Change/MULTIPLIERS & OStogether Inspiration Session

What does the school of the future look like? The times when students were considered mere recipients of information are over. Still, schools haven’t fully transitioned yet into a model that strongly encourages student participation, agency and self-efficacy, preparing pupils to tackle real-world challenges. With a focus on science education and sustainability dilemmas, the MULTIPLIERS …

What is Open Schooling? The MULTIPLIERS approach to build inclusive and long-lasting learning communities

Modern societies are facing a wide range of complex challenges, such as fighting climate change, protecting the environment, promoting healthy living and fighting pandemics such as COVID-19, among others. To successfully prepare for and address such challenges, citizens must actively engage in public dialogue on scientific issues and participate responsibly in science-informed decision making. Still, …

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