“3D 4CE” Press Release

1st transnational project meeting of the project

 
“3D Printing: A Cultural accelerator for Education” 
Project code: 2020-1-EL01-KA227-SCH-094618
Erasmus+ Call: 2019 - KA227- Partnerships for creativity

 

The 1st transnational project meeting of the project “3D4CE” has been held on  Wednesday 10th to Thursday 11thof November 2021, in ISA13 Istituto Comprensivo Sarzana Italy.

The project is coordinated by the University of the Aegean and funded by the European programme Erasmus+, through the Greek State Scholarship Foundation.

The goal of this project for kindergardens and primary schools in European Union is to help pupils and facilitate their transition to e-learning and digital education. The project will take actions that will help raise awareness of the importance of European cultural heritage through education, lifelong learning, through 3D printing technology. 3D printing is an innovative technology that will encourage students to increase their imagination and empower their skills and creativity as long as increase their ability of thinking-designing and producing. With the help of 3D printing, students will be able to learn and create on their own various cultural heritage monument from EU countries, thus contributing to the dissemination of culture and the promotion of tourism among the collaborating institutions. 

Within the next months “3D4CE”will generate:

  • Introduction of the concepts of culture and ICT in (primary) education. The case of Greece, Italy and Portugal

  • Curriculum for the cultural characteristics of the 6 European regions.

  • Use and utilization of digital technologies for the promotion of cultural monuments through primary education. Training in 3D printing and 3D scanning.

  • Two face to face trainee programs for teachers.

  • One international conference.

  • Evaluation of the project by the beneficiaries.

 

The participants of “3D4CE” comprise of the research team of the Quantitative Methods Laboratory and the Privacy Engineering and Social Informatics Laboratory of the University of the Aegean and school teachers and Representatives of the 2nd Primary School of Chios, ISA13 Istituto Comprensivo Sarzana (Italy) and Agrupamento de Escolas de Marrazes (Portugal) and 3rd Nipiagogeio Archaggelou Rodou, Nipiagogio  Agia Marina  Lesvos, Paidi & Dimiourgia Athens.