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Robotikos Academija now a Local Associated Partner
28.02.2014 - 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.Read more
TE Connectivity supports 100 kits for teachers in Flanders in 2014!
TE Connectivity once again reinforced its support and commitment to education and outreach by supporting 100 kits for teachers in Flanders, Belgium reaching at least 5000 students each year!
TE Connectivity, a world leader in fiber optic connectivity and innovation, has sponsored the distribution of 100 Photonics Explorer kits to schools in Flanders for the second time! TE first showed their support by sponsoring 100 kits and hosting a large scale launch event for the Photonics Explorer at their state-of-the-art EMEA Learning Centre. In 2014, TE Connectivity has reinforced their commitment to education and outreach by sponsoring an additional 100 kits thus reaching at least 10000 students each year with their sponsorship. TE is currently the largest industrial sponsor for the Photonics Explorer!
Teachers in Czech Republic trained with the Photonics Explorer!
Teachers receive Photonics Explorer kits at a pilot training in the Czech Republic
With the support of an SPIE education and outreach grant and the initiative of the University of West Bohemia, teachers in the regions of Brno and Plzen in the Czech Republic attended a training course and received Photonics Explorer kits to implement in their classrooms. The New Technologies Research Centre at the University of West Bohemia was also responsible for translating all the content into Czech in 2013.
First large scale distribution in France!
37 teachers will receive Photonics Explorer kits sponsored by the Académie de Bordeaux - Ministère de l'Éducation nationale-Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, UDPPC, PYLA and Université Bordeaux 1.
With the support and initiative of Académie de Bordeaux, a large scale teacher training and distribution of 37 Photonics Explorer kits will take place on 9th December 2013 in Talence, France.