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Tuesday 20

RRI in practice for schools: A handbook for teachers

Posted by European Schoolnet on 20 Dec 2016

The readers of this blog will agree on that the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) principles in educative contexts is certainly beneficial for students, as it supports them - among others - in the development of critical, creative and open-minded thinking and furthers cooperative learning aptitudes. Moreover, it upholds transversal educational frameworks that can benefit collaborative planning in school activities and promotes the introduction of multidisciplinary learning exercises in the classroom.

In that manner, it is essential to construct principles that will support the implementation of RRI in academic teaching and learning activities, both at primary and secondary level. Particularly, it is recommended that educators consider applying continuous self-reflection processes, to determine how RRI-oriented their practices are. 

Along these lines, European Schoolnet has developed an educational handbook entitled “RRI in practice for schools. Handbook for teachers” with the aim of helping educators to develop and implement RRI practices in the classroom as well as to include self-reflection processes in their everyday practices.

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Saturday 13

Responsible Research and Innovation: A method to evaluate the portfolio of innovative projects

Posted by Zbigniew Gontar on 13 Feb 2016

Fab lab in the Cité des sciences, Paris - © Benoît Prieur / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-4.0

 

1. Introduction

Supervision of research conducted in research and development entities is an essential issue in practice. New proposals, which are aimed at supplementing the existing supervision system, are: to use theoretical knowledge and research methods in information policy of these institutions in order...

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