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A mission to tackle antimicrobial resistance!   

A mission to tackle antimicrobial resistance!   

Dec 7, 2022
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) attending the Senior School in Nicosia. As …
Students as Agents of Social Change/MULTIPLIERS & OStogether Inspiration Session

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

Oct 20, 2022
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 …
Why Open Schooling? Different perspectives and Open Schooling in practice

Why Open Schooling? Different perspectives and Open Schooling in practice

Sep 7, 2022
As our sister project PHERECLOS comes to an end, the new PHERECLOS White Book has been published, exploring the concept of Open Schooling and its potential in education. It encourages all parties who have a role in teaching and learning to consider it as a fruitful approach. The White Book discusses the topic of Open …
Exchanging views on science education at the ERIDOB conference in Cyprus

Exchanging views on science education at the ERIDOB conference in Cyprus

Sep 7, 2022
From 29.08.-2.9.2022 the ERIDOB (European Researchers in Didactics of Biology) Conference took place in beautiful Cyprus. Four of our project partners who attended the conference to present their research took the chance to meet in person and exchange ideas about the current Multipliers activities (Universities of Cyprus, Ljubljana, Bonn and Umeå). It was a brilliant …
Why does youth’s perspective on science matter? Video interview with PhD Researcher Jana Schilbert, University of Bonn

Why does youth’s perspective on science matter? Video interview with PhD Researcher Jana Schilbert, University of Bonn

Aug 24, 2022
On the occasion of this year’s International Youth Day (12 August), Jana Schilbert, PhD Researcher at the University of Bonn, Germany, shared her perspective on the importance of working together with younger generations to effect change and bring about social transformation. For her, it is crucial to involve youth in the debate around social-scientific issues, …
Multipliers project joins forces with Open Schooling Together initiative

Multipliers project joins forces with Open Schooling Together initiative

Jul 25, 2022
The Multipliers project has recently become a member of the Open Schooling Together initiative (OS Together), a joint collaboration between 11 European projects to spread the word about how schools, local communities, policy-makers, museums, science centres and other local stakeholders can rethink learning boundaries. The group brings together the CONNECT, COSMOS, Make it Open, MOST, …