sebastian schwaebe

ARIES update: Highlights from the Transnational Partners Meeting in Trikala

Highlights from the Transnational Partners Meeting in Trikala Fresh from the Transnational Partners Meeting (TPM) held a week ago in the picturesque setting of Trikala, Greece, the ARIES project is buzzing with excitement about the latest developments and future plans. The meeting, which spanned two days of intense collaboration and discussion, focused on the key findings of the research phase and laid the groundwork for the upcoming teacher training initiatives, which are due to begin in Palermo in November. The…

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SMERALD – equip European SMEs

Designing competences in the digital age insights from SMERALD research Dear colleagues, In the ever-evolving landscape of digital transformation, skills are becoming a cornerstone of success. At SMERALD, we are committed to equipping European SMEs with the essential skills they need to succeed in the digital age. We are pleased to present the results of our research, which has culminated in the development of a comprehensive skills framework tailored to the needs of SMEs. Based on the extensive research, we…

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ARIES in Trikala

First Transnational Partner Meeting in Trikala, Greece We are pleased to announce the next Transnational Partner Meeting (TPM) of the ARIES project, which will take place in May in Trikala, Greece. At this meeting, all project partners will come together to discuss our research results in depth and to develop new learning modules. At the heart of our discussions will be the use of the competency framework that we have carefully developed. This framework serves as a basis for designing…

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ARIES – Competence Framework

Development of a Competence Framework and Teacher Insights In our latest update on the ARIES project, we are pleased to report progress on two fronts: the development of a competency framework focusing on Augmented and Immersive Reality (AR & IR) and the first results of our survey on teachers’ needs in this area. Development of a Competence Framework: One of the main outcomes of the ARIES project is the development of a competency framework tailored to AR and IR technologies.…

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ARIES – Into the topic

Into the topic The ARIES project is conducting a survey to better understand how teachers across Europe are using and can use augmented and immersive reality in their classrooms. The aim of the survey is to gain insights into the practical uses, challenges and successes of integrating these technologies into classroom practice. It will also explore the basic skills that may be an important component in the development of future educational initiatives related to augmented and immersive reality. We invite…

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SMERALD – research landscape

Navigating the research landscape: Adjustments for progress in SMERALD Dear project enthusiasts, We are at a crucial point in our journey to strengthen European SMEs through the SMERALD project, characterised by extensive research efforts. Our endeavour to establish a reliable baseline has led us to embark on a multifaceted research journey that includes desk research, surveys and focus group interviews. However, as with any ambitious endeavour, we encountered nuances and complexities along the way that required adaptation and flexibility. Despite…

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ARIES – Press-kit: Shaping the Future of Education

Press-kit: Shaping the Future of Education The ARIES project aims to transform secondary education through Augmented and Immersive Reality (A&IR) technologies. The just-released press kit outlines the project’s key objectives: to develop cost-effective facilitation concepts for teachers, to create A&IR-focused learning modules for students, and to integrate these solutions into existing courses. In an era of rapid technological change, ARIES recognises the critical role of A&IR in promoting engaging and effective learning environments. With a practical focus on making education…

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ARIES – fresh start in 2024

Fresh start 2024 Augmented and immersive Reality for Improved Education in Schools in Europe (ARIES) As the new year begins, the ARIES project (Augmented and Immersive Reality for Improved Education in Schools in Europe) is on a mission to redefine education through cutting-edge technology. Fueled by renewed enthusiasm, the team is introducing a questionnaire and interview approach to explore the impact of augmented and immersive reality in European schools. The initiative is notable for its inclusivity, drawing on insights from…

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Launch of the SMERALD project: start of surveys and secondary research

Launch of the SMERALD project: start of surveys and secondary research Dear project enthusiasts, as we lay the groundwork for this transformative endeavour. The cornerstone of our efforts is the careful collection of data and insights to effectively shape our strategies. To this end, we have launched a comprehensive desk research initiative, carefully curated by Dataninja. This research focuses on gathering information on potential case studies, structured in a format that ensures comparability across countries. To facilitate this process, Dataninja…

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ARIES – Flyer #1

ARIES – Flyer #1 Augmented and immersive Reality for Improved Education in Schools in Europe (ARIES) Hot off the press, please take a look at the first ARIES flyer. The flyer summarises the project goals and ideas, what is planned and what results we want to achieve. Stay up to date on further developments and visit the project website: https://www.ariesproject.eu/en/

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