GeoSchool - GeoCamp Iceland participates with the Polish school Infotech and Bialystok University of Technology in the EEA funded project "EOG - Technologies of the future in today’s school". The main goal of the project to reduce economic and social differences within the European Economic Area and improve the quality of education by creating pilot courses of study in vocational education corresponding to the demand for IT specialists in the labor market.
The main focus of GeoCamp's participation is to support innovative education and teaching methodologies, as well as organise study visits for the group to Iceland. The first such visit took place in June 2022, where nine representatives from the Polish project partners had visits to both University of Iceland Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science and Gróska Creative Community.
Picture: Dr. Runar Unnthorsson, Head of Faculty
The first transnational project meeting in the EOG - Technologies of the future in today’s school, took place at INFOTECH Schools in Białystok, Poland 26 - 27 April 2022 - April 27, 2022. The project is co-funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as part of the EEA funds.
GeoCamp Iceland partners Białystok University of Technology and the INFOTECH Partnership for Development Foundation as part of the project entitled "Technologies of the future in today's school". During the two-day meeting, we discussed the principles of joint project implementation and the schedule of activities, participation of the business community in education, the use of business tools in the teaching process and the use of specialists-programmers.
The EOG project focuses on the preparation of innovative and unique courses of study in Poland, corresponding to the real needs of the labor market in the modern technology industry.