The third TPM in the Erasmus+ funded project Upcycling, took place in Rotterdam 24 - 25 April 2023.
The project is led by Reykjanes UNESCO Global Geopark and aims to create educational material on how to generate less waste and create value-added products in a creative way. Arnbjörn Ólafsson and Magdalena Maria Poslednik took part in the meeting on behalf of GeoCamp Iceland.
As part of the EEA funded project on implementing STEM education in Croatian schools, a seven person delegation on behalf of GeoCamp Iceland took part in a three day meeting in the SMART - BICC Project in Budinščina, Croatia on 19 - 21 April 2023.
During the meeting we had the opportunity to attend open day and workshops presented by students. Attending the visit from GeoCamp Iceland were Arnbjörn Ólafsson, Ólafur Jón Arnbjörnsson, Sigrún Svafa Ólafsdóttir, Álfhildur Leifsdóttir (Árskóli Primary School), Nada Borosak (Álftanesskóli Primary School), Gauti Eiríksson (Álftanesskóli Primary School) and Huld Hafliðadóttir (Husavik STEM Center).
The focus of GeoCamp Iceland in the STEM projects is to participate in capacity-building activities for teachers and other educational workers in the STEM field; working on pupil’s skills strengthening in the field of STEM; and participating in information and visibility activitie with experienced experts from Iceland, including lectures and workshops of defined activities.