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Conference - Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution and Perspectives (ISSEP 2014)

The International Conference on Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution and Perspectives – ISSEP – is a forum for researchers and practitioners in the area of Informatics education, in both primary and secondary schools. It provides an opportunity for educators to reflect upon the goals and objectives of this subject, its curricula and various teaching/learning paradigms and topics, possible connections to everyday life and various ways of establishing Informatics Education in schools. This conference also has an interest in teaching/learning materials, various forms of assessment, traditional and innovative educational research designs, Informatics’ contribution to the preparation of individuals for the 21st century, motivating competitions, and projects and activities supporting informatics education in schools.

The conference focusses on educational goals and objectives of Informatics as a subject in primary, secondary and vocational education and their different realization in compulsory and voluntary courses. In order to reach such educational goals, papers addressing the following issues will be very much welcomed:

Main topics:

- Sustainable Education in Informatics for all children
- Connecting Informatics lessons to the students’ everyday lives
- Teacher education in Informatics
- Research on Informatics in schools (empirical / qualitative / quantitative / theory building / research methods / comparative studies / transferability of methods and results from other disciplines)


Dates: 9/22/2014 - 9/25/2014

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