On June 15th CASCAiD (UK) held an event to present the GEM project among teachers and guidance practitioners. The event was attended by delegates from 17 schools.
The GEM game and other supporting resources were presented by the Executive Director of CASCAiD. In addition to the presentation of the GEM, also involved professionals related to the guidance.
On May 8, two groups of 6th grade Virolai School participated in the GEM pilot test.
For an hour, students explored the world of competencies associated with the entrepreneurial culture. First, and through a debate, an approach was made to the concepts of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial skills, and then the students tested the GEM. The activity, carried out by Educaweb, was a success.
On April 20 and 21, three groups of the Col·legi Jesús-Maria of Sant Gervasi explored the skills associated with the entrepreneurial spirit through the beta phase of GEM. The activity was conducted by Educaweb.
Obtain evidence of the effectiveness of actions and/or resources is certainly an essential aspect in the field of education and academic and professional guidance. In this sense, the GEM project partners, funded by the Erasmus + program of the European Commission, were raised from the start, measure the impact of the same among students who use the game.
Despite being aware of the road ahead to get some solid conclusions and statistical reliability (taking into account the technical requirements and time needed), the first data – within the framework of the pilot – released positive results regarding the impact that can generate GEM. Thus, students who have participated in the test have improved the knowledge of four of the seven proposed entrepreneurial skills in the project.
On April 5, held a workshop organized by Centro Studi Pluriversum in the Aula Magna of the IC2 Poggibonsi Center. The event was attended by about fifty teachers and guidance practitioners from different Italian schools.
Some presentations focused on guidance throughout life; resources and tools to work guidance in the classroom, as well as the guidance and training for entrepreneurship in the classroom.
The GEM game had a major role. Its objectives, content, operation and associated tools were shelling the different interventions of the GEM project partners.
The 3rd, 4th and 5th of April was held the third transnational meeting of the GEM project, funded by the Erasmus + program of the European Commission.
Among other things, the project partners – Cascaid, Centro Studi Pluriversum, UPCNet and Educaweb – reviewed the preliminary results of the pilot test, identified improvements in the game and specified the latest content to incorporate on the final version of the game.
Centro Studi Pluriversum organized within the framework of the GEM project, funded by the Erasmus + program of the European Commission, a seminar aimed at teachers and guidance practitioners.
In addition to the game, the event will include the participation of other partners in the consortium and the presence of Marta Consolini Lotti and Patrizia.
On 29 March 72 students from Primary School Garbí Pere Vergés Esplugues explored entrepreneurial skills proposed in the GEM project. The activity was led by Educaweb.
On March 23, 46 primary students from IC2 Poggibonsi school had the opportunity to play with the GEM. The activity, carried out by the Center Studi Pluriversum was a success.
Last February 60 Queensgate Primary students participated in the GEM pilot test. A focus group with teachers and counsellors had also performed, who provided their assessment regarding the pedagogical approach, the gamification and technical issues about the game.