Six partners participate in our project, five partners from EU countries and one from a third country.
1. THE NATIONAL KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS (NKUA), Greece (www.uoa.gr)
The NKUA has expertise in science education, history of science, storytelling and pedagogy, and has the experience of the coordination of two Comenius multilateral projects, which have been successfully finished with good results, is the coordinating partner (Coordinator: Panos Kokkotas, professor of science Education).
2 . UNIVERSITAET FLENSBURG, Germany (www.uni-flensburg.de)
The University in Flensburg, which is a young institution, has a strong focus on science education and expertise in the exploitation of internet and communication technologies (ICT). Especially the institute of Physics and Chemistry has expertise in History of Science, its exploitation in educational processes and in the non-formal learning environments of science.
3. THE POLISH ASSOCIATION OF SCIENCE TEACHERS (PAofST), Poland (psnpp.org.pl)
The PAoST has expertise in science education, history of science, science teacher training, methods for teaching science, experience in cooperation in European Union projects, as well as in national projects, experience in organizing conferences, workshops, and science events, etc.
4. DIAMANTOPOULOS SCHOOL (DISCH), Greece (www.diamandopoulos-school.gr)
The Diamantopoulos’ schools begun their functioning in 1957 and continue to offer educational perspectives to the Young of the West Athens. The Diamantopoulos Schools partner provides additional input on the actual needs of schools and help the consortium keep a realistic view of schools’ needs.
Third country partner
THE UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG (UoW), Canada (www.uwinnipeg.ca)
The UoW participation, as a third country partner takes place through its Faculty of Education, which provides a fully-accredited, teacher-training program for 1500 students in the Canadian province of Manitoba The participation of the UoW brings a significant amount of expertise, research experience, and curriculum development experience to the main project.
MÉMOSCIENCES, Belgium (www.memosciences.be)
Mémosciences has expertise in facilitating the use of history of science by science teachers, acquired through the organization of conferences, workshops and continuing education workshops for this specific public. The general aim of this non-profit organization is to promote history of science through conferences, exhibitions, training and seminars, to broaden the public understanding of the history of science and to preserve the Belgian scientific and technical heritage through appropriate media.