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6TTW from Bernardustechnicum of Oudernaarde, Belgium wins the 'innovator contest' of EYEST
The aim of the 'innovator contest of the year' was to create new experiments making use of some of the components of the Photonics Explorer .
The students of the class 6TTW of the Bernardustechnicum of Oudenaarde submitted their experiment ' Polarization by reflection ' , calculation of the Brewster Angle.
Nathalie Debaes, new CEO of EYESTvzw handed over their prize of 250 euro during the proclamation ceremony on June 26 2014.Read more
Richting Morgen supports 46 kits for teachers in Flanders in 2014!
46 kits have been sponsored by Richting Morgen for teachers in Flanders in 2014. Fifteen teachers will receive kits from Minister Ingrid Lieten, Minister for Innovation, Public Investment, Media and Poverty Reduction in the Flemish Government, at the first training in Hasselt!
Richting Morgen first supported the distribution of 47 kits for teachers in Flanders in 2013. Minister Lieten attended the official launch of the Photonics Explorer held at TE Connectivity in December 2012 where she highlighted the importance and impact of the initiative and confirmed the first governmental sponsorshop for Flanders, Belgium.
Photonics Explorer content translated to Russian!
The didactic content of the Photonics Explorer has been translated into Russian with the initiative of ITMO, St. Petersburg, Russia.
The National Research University ITMO is the leading school in Information and Optical Technologies in Russia. The Photonics Explorer didactic content has been translated into Russian with the efforts of Prof. Sergey Stafeev and his group along with input from several secondary school teachers and pedagogic experts to ensure a high quality and accurate translation.
Robotikos Academija now a Local Associated Partner
The Robotikos Academija is now a Local Associated Partner of EYESTvzw, supporting the distribution of the Photonics Explorer in Lithuania.
The Robotikos Academija in Lithuania recently signed an agreement to become a Local Associated Partner of EYESTvzw. Following a meeting at the ICT 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania, CEO and Founder of the non-profit organisation expressed interest in supporting and promoting the use of the kit in schools in Lithuania.