EduGIS Academy - report from the conference "GIS in schools".
22 June 2011
The conference to be held on 10 June summed the EduGIS Academy Project up. Teachers of nature science and employees of nationals parks gathered at Warsaw to discussed theirs experiences at GIS subject.
The list of the speaker-guests included representatives from Warsaw Uniwersity, Cosmic Survey Centre, European Association of Geographers. The opening speech belongs to dr Witold Lenart (Warsaw Uniwersity) who encouraged teachers to use GIS tools in their work with students which has great meaning for teaching effectiveness. The participants of the meeting had also an opportunities to know the results of the EduGIS Academy Project which were in example: lesson’s scripts, education databases dedicated for teachers, sources of special database, GIS softwear, application of web-GIS ect.
During internet connection Karl Donert (Digital-earth.eu coordinator and the President of European Association of Geographers) invited Polish teachers to global network for promotion of GIS development.
The important thing is that everyone who is interested in GIS tools and knowledge can visit the website www.edugis.pl which contains e-learning course or lesson’s scripts includes geoinformation aspects.
In few weeks it would be publish (also at website above) the handbook for the teachers as a final and summerize of the EduGIS Academy Project.
The conference to be held on 10 June summed the EduGIS Academy Project up. Teachers of nature science and employees of nationals parks gathered at Warsaw to discuss their experiences at GIS subject.

The list of the speaker-guests included representatives from Warsaw Uniwersity, Cosmic Survey Centre, European Association of Geographers. The opening speech belongs to dr Witold Lenart (Warsaw University) who encouraged teachers to use GIS tools in their work with students. The participants of the meeting had also an opportunities to know the results of the EduGIS Academy Project which were: lesson’s scripts, education databases dedicated for teachers, sources of special database, GIS softare, application of web-GIS ect.

During internet connection Karl Donert (Digital-earth.eu coordinator and the President of European Association of Geographers) invited Polish teachers to global network for promotion of GIS development. 

The important thing is that everyone who is interested in GIS tools and knowledge can visit the website www.edugis.pl which contains e-learning course or lesson’s scripts includes geoinformation aspects.

In few weeks it would be publish (also at website above) the handbook for the teachers, as a final summerize of the EduGIS Academy Project.

Please, take a look at the photos from the conference in the gallery.

 
Project
implements:
gridw Project partners: mscdn hogskolen grants
Project implemented with support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism under the Scholarship and Training Fund