European Project Enhancing Virtual Reality at School
Pixel participated in the staff training of the European project entitled VR@School – Future schools using the power of virtual and augmented reality, which was held on 16 – 20 September 2019 in Iasi (Romania). The European project entitled VR@School was funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme, KA2 - Strategic Partnership in the field of School Education. The European project was written and coordinated by Liceul Teoretic de Informatica "Grigore Moisil" based in Iasi and involves Pixel in the transnational partnership. The VR@School project aims at supporting Virtual Reality as a teaching methodology which helps students feel immersed in an experience, gripping their imagination and stimulating thought in ways not possible with traditional books, pictures or videos, and facilitates a far higher level of knowledge retention. The aim of the staff training was to open up teachers to use of new technologies and online educational resources in their classes by offering them a ready-made collection of online tools and platforms to facilitate and the teaching process and attract pupils to become more motivated and involved in learning. More information about the European project entitled VR@School is available at: https://www.vr-school.eu/.