VISTE aims to empower the spatial thinking of primary and secondary school students with visual impairments (VI).
Six partners from four European countries will work together over a course of three years (01/09/2016 – 31/08/2019) to develop strategies, educational components and an ICT toolkit towards effective spatial thinking of students with VI, facilitating inclusion.
The project is funded by the European Commission under Erasmus + Key Action 2: Cooperation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices.
GEOTHNK brings together many different organisations with high quality and unique expertise in their field who have decided to join forces in a European effort to propose a scientifically grounded, technologically sustainable, and organisationally disruptive framework to meet the challenge for the development of new learning pathways across traditional education sectors and informal learning situations making effective use of open educational practices and resources
GI-N2K aims to answer the question on how the education and vocational training in the domain of GI S&T can match with the actual job requirements in the job market.
GI-N2K builds upon the existing Geographic Information Science and Technology Body of Knowledge (GI S&T BoK) that was developed by the American University Consortium for Geographic Information Science , published in 2006 by the Association of American Geographers . The ‘BoK’ will be updated and brought into line with the new technological developments and the European perspective ( e.g. importance of INSPIRE in Europe).
geocrowd – “Creating a Geospatial Knowledge World” aims at establishing a fertile research environment by means of a training network that will promote the GeoWeb 2.0 vision and advance the state of the art in collecting, storing, analyzing, processing, reconciling, and making large amounts of semantically rich user-generated geospatial information available on the Web.