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Photonics Explorer content translated to Russian!
01.04.2014 - 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.Read more
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.
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.