Or first DOIT action “‘Tüftlerwerkstatt’ – fostering innovation and entrepreneurial skills” as part of the pilot testing of the DOIT approaches was succesfully conducted by our partner Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI, Vienna).
The first project year will soon be completed and the third project meeting is preparing an important milestone: The start of the first pilot round with the 10 practice partners in the project.
After 4 days of the makerspace for children event at the TU Graz (Austria), the children proudly presented their projects and results. Organiser Martin Ebner (TU Graz) and Sandra Schön (Salzburg Research / DOIT coordinator) gave a short introducation speech on Making with Children and the Maker Days for Kids (in German).
DOIT supported the potentially biggest Austrian temporary makerspace for children at the University of Technology Graz with more than 110 children on four days (13, 14., 16., 17. August 2018): the Maker Days for Kids. Also read the news of TU Graz: “Playful to technical knowledge!”
The organiser of the potentially biggest Austrian temporary makerspace for children proudly published a press release – and we are happy that DOIT and two partners supported the great event.
Meet DOIT during the IML Conference in Passau 2018, where Salzburg Research will hold a workshop on “Social Innovation in Makerspaces as a Means for Media Literacy? – Exemplary tools and projects for children between 6 and 16 as preparation to create a better world”. Continue reading “DOIT @ IML in Passau”
During two workshops, interested educators get a chance to learn how to implement making activities in their classes. DOIT partner Salzburg Research will hold two workshops during the MakerDays in Saalfelden on October 18th, 2018. Continue reading “Train the Trainer @ MakerDays Saalfelden”
Members of the SRFG team will present a paper at ISIRC (International Social Innovation Research Conference 2018) with the topic “Educating young social innovators from 6 to 16 in makerspace settings: Case studies of existing approaches and their implications for the European Initiative DOIT”.
DOIT was part of the internal expert workshop “SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) within the Societal Challenges (Horizon 2020) – sharing experiences on impact and mission orientation” organised by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), the national funding agency for industrial research and development.
As described, DOIT was part of a joint workshop of this year’s EDmedia conderence 2018 in Amsterdam, and we already wrote a post about Stefanie Panke’s feedback within the AACE review. We are happy that we additionally got another nice feedback by Janaina Minelli de Oliveira from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain). You find the whole text by clicking at the screenshot.