School Marteloscope: Workshop for sixth grade pupils in Slovenia

By Žan Rode, Hana Rožman, Andreja Dolenec and Gregor Torkar On Friday, January 12, 2024, prospective teachers from the Faculty of Education at the University of Ljubljana held four different workshops for sixth-grade pupils at the primary school Šmartno pod Šmarno gora. The workshops were part of a practical test of the knowledge acquired in …

Everyone is caught up in the potato fever!

By Hannah Kwella, University of Bonn After a visit to the Bonn University’s ecological farm Campus Wiesengut, exploring the new project theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture”, our partner primary school, Michaelschule Bonn, chose the Doors Open Day at their school to set a “Multiplying Event”. They organized a stand on the topic of potatoes. There, the …

MULTIPLIERS year-end event in Bonn

We are excited to share highlights from our MULTIPLIERS year-end event that took place on December 5, 2023, at the University of Bonn. Among the attendees were the local Open Science Community as well as individuals from informal educational institutions, universities, museums, media, and policy makers. Annette Scheersoi, as the project coordinator, presented an overview …

Touch and smell the forest! The teaching material Skogslabbet is used for a workshop at SciFest in Uppsala, Sweden

By Lina Varg and Christina Ottander, Umeå University Society benefits from the forests’ contribution of a variety of services such as wood production, climate control, and spaces for recreation. However, the different stakeholder perspectives could lead to conflicts of interest which need to be considered with regard to economical, ecological, cultural and social aspects. Umeå …

Sharing insights with the Open Schooling Community

By Èlia Tena, UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona) In the first semester of 2023, the MULTIPLIERS project approach and core concepts were presented at different international Open Schooling conferences. In May 2023, the MULTIPLIERS project perspective was introduced as part of the IV ETE conference (Educating the Educators conference) in the Netherlands. In this event …

Spring Carousel – Celebrating Earth Day with a Charitable Touch

By Sara Močnik, Primary school Šmartno pod Šmarno goro On April 15, the 9th annual Spring Carousel took place at the Šmartno pod Šmarna Gora Elementary School in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Organized to raise contributions to the school fund, the event was dedicated to Earth Day this year. We aimed to find ways to bring environmental …