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The Square Dot Team

The Square Dot team is an organisation located in Leuven, Belgium committed to tackle societal challenges through tailor-made policy advice.
We aim to develop research and provide policy advice with the view to enrich public policy with tailor-made, innovative and socially responsible solutions in the following areas:

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Did you know that with the 1972 Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, UNESCO established that certain places on Earth have “exceptional universal value” and belong to humanity’s common heritage? It has been a blast to join a special 3-day training workshop (Learning, Teaching and Training Activity) in Cyprus...

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Creatives Academy TPM3 at Open University of Subotica

🎭🎨💡Do you know why creativity and critical thinking skills are not promoted in a systematic way in education systems? 👉According to OECD’s publication “Teaching, assessing and learning creative and critical thinking skills in primary and secondary education”, education systems have rarely established ways to assess this sort of skills formally. Another related reason is that...

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SDG Labs Kick-off meeting in Krakow

We met in Krakow, Poland for the transnational meeting of the Erasmus+ project Socially Driven Green Labs. SDGLabs aims to offer an innovative training programme using multi-level approaches (Living Labs Methodology and Simulation Based Learning) to support teachers on integrating environmental sustainability into their educational context and provide upskilling pathways to the future...

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RestartVET Newsletter #2 is out!

The second newsletter for the #RestartVET Project is now released! RESTART VET aims to find out the e-readiness of #VET #teachers for transition to #online #learning along with their views on this mode of learning transaction. The ultimate goal of RESTART VET is to encourage a ‘digitalized centered’ approach, also considering a human-based #needs model of #vocational education area, as it is considered...

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Our VET project RestartVET goes public in Italy

Our VET project #RestartVET goes public in #Italy at the #newspapers in Basilicata, Italy. Our project about #VET #skills of #trainers after #COVID can be found here: Visit: http://www.restartvet.eu/ Bravo! to Nicola Vita Claudia Caggiano for the great dissemination and thank you for the great meeting in #maratea last week! Find out more: https://lnkd.in/ewCTs9w3  

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CQ+ project launch in Madrid

This week, the CQ+ (De-escalating #polarization in #Europe) consortium met at Grupo Academia Postal office in Madrid to launch the #project! The consortium touched upon: 👉 The project’s #results 👉 #Impact+ workshop 👉 #Dissemination 👉 Project #management and administration CQ+ project consortium proposes to create a compendium of #challenged-based #learning #resources which will provide a suitable and #effective #framework for developing the key #softskills needed to enhance...

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RestartVET TPM in Maratea, Italy

Beautiful sea views, insightful discussions and interacting with our lovely partners are just a few of the things that made the #RestartVET #transnational meeting in Maratea so unique! The #consortium met in person to discuss the #progress of the #project. ✔️ Overview of #piloting #activities ✔️ Presentation of the #restartvet...

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VAE Steering Committee in Potenza, Italy

This week, the #VAE consortium met at the Exeo Lab Srl office in Potenza, Italy to discuss the progress of the project. Our action points included: 👉 Content and organization of #VAE #webinars 👉 Our ongoing #regulatory analysis on #VAE procedures in Europe 👉 Development of the #VAE #digital #platform, a one-stop-shop for all #project #activities VAE will provide participants a “new chance” to identify...

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 CIRCULO project launch

Excited to announce another project launch 🚀 This week, we kicked off our newest project, #CIRCULO, which aims at supporting VET providers in offering high-quality online education in the field of #sustainability, #circular #economy and #green #skills. The project will achieve the following outputs: ✅ Train-the-Trainer Programme for VET professionals ✅ Training Map for building an understanding...

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SCALE 3rd consultation meeting

📢It was an absolute pleasure to host today the 3rd #stakeholder #consultation #meeting of the #SCALE project! 👉We discussed: ✅ What the SCALE project is about ✅ The #ACL #methodology: #skills, #stages, examples, #impact ✅ The ACL #Best #Practices #Guide ✅ We navigated through the e-learning #platform and commented on its functionality and registration process 👉The key focus of this project is to address current local...

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