Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Leading partner

Sheffield Hallam Univeristy is one of the largest universities in the UK. It houses the Sheffield Institute of Education which is a national centre of education, recognised for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. The Institute includes the Department of Teacher Education and the Centre for Development and Research in Education.

Project staff:
Prof. Hilary Povey
Dr. Gill Adams
Dr. Fufy Demissie

​Aga Khan Foundation, Portugal

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of profit and non for profit organisations working to improve the living conditions and quality of life of vulnerable populations, in specific locations of the world, irrespective of their race, religion, ethnicity or gender.

Project staff:
Alexandra Marques – Director of Education
Pascal Paulus – Education consultant
Salima Gulamali – Education consultant

DECSY, United Kingdom

The Development Education Centre (South Yorkshire) is an independent, well-regarded development education centre working across South Yorkshire (Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster and including the Dearne Valley) since 1984 to promote a global perspective in education. They have a successful track record of embedding innovation in teaching and learning into front-line provision in schools and Early Years settings including introducing a global dimensions to environmental education, Citizenship, Race Equality, Community Cohesion, Mathematics and Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL).

Project staff:
Rob Unwin

Mathematikum, Germany

Mathematikum in Giessen is the world’s first mathematical science center. More than 170 exhibits open a new door to mathematics. Visitors of all ages and educational backgrounds exerimentate: they puzzle, build bridges, stand in a giant soap bubble, see themselves infinite times in a mirror and many many more.

Project staff:
Prof. Albrecht Beutelspacher
Jana Bremer
Rosina Weber

University of Bucharest, Romania

University of Bucharest is considered to be the most important educational, research and cultural institution in Romania. During its 150 years of existence, it has achieved a steadfast national and international prestige.

The University of Bucharest offers several study programmes, on all levels and means of university education: there are 93 bachelor programmes, 208 master programmes and 21 doctoral programmes. All of these are accredited or authorised. The University of Bucharest also holds the TIFFIN EMBA master programme.

Project staff:
Dr. Olimpius Istrate
Dr. Anca Petrescu
Dr. Laura Ciolan
Dr. Cristian Bucur
Dr. Anca Popovici

University of Thessaly, Greece

UTH is a higher education institution in central Greece. The LTME Lab belongs to the Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Thessaly and is part of the STeaM Lab: Science, Technology and Mathematics research laboratory, whilst, at the same time, cooperates with the Museum EduLab: Museum Education and Research Laboratory. The LTME Lab aims to accommodate the research and educative needs of students and teachers through specifically organized programs of research, lifelong learning and knowledge distribution at the public at large. Research focuses on the ways contemporary technologies support learning, teaching and research that is related to mathematics education and technology use in formal and informal settings.

Project staff:
Professor Anna Chronaki

Mathematics Education and Learning Technologies Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Thessaly.
Efi Manioti
Early Childhood Educator, Researcher, MA in “Education and Human Rights” (UCL, Institute of Education & Kapodistrian University of Athens).
Eirini Lazaridou
Early Childhood Educator, MA in “Educational Sciences: Educational Material and Pedagogical Toys” (University of Thessaly, School of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Dr. Eleni Kontaxi:
Philologist, PhD; Laboratory Teaching Staff, Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Thessaly
Dr. Ifigenia Iliopoulou
Laboratory Teaching Staff, PhD, Department of Special Education, University of Thessaly
Dr. Anastasia Zoi Souliotou
Visual Artist, Theatrologist, PhD in Aesthetics, Science & Art Technologies, Paris 8 University; Adjunct Lecturer & Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Thessaly
Eleni Barmpoudaki
Primary School Teacher, Special Education Teacher, MSc History (Department of History, Archaeology and Social Sciences, University of Thessaly)
Maria Karazanou
Actor, Director, Drama teacher and researcher. MA in “Social Justice and Education” (UCL, Institute of Education)

PiCaM – Project in Citizenship and Mathematics
Project number 2017-1-UK01-KA201-036675

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union