Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Leading partner

Sheffield Hallam University 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
Judith Higginson

​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
Michelle Donges

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

University of Thessalyis amongst the main tertiary education institutions in Greece and has recently celebrated 30 years of accomplished pedagogic and research activity. The Department of Early Childhood Education is favored by students as one of the best in the country and houses the LTMELab: Learning Technologies and Mathematics Education. The lab research focuses on ways that contemporary learning technologies can create informal and formal pedagogic spaces for realizing mathematics as a social construction.

Project staff:
Prof. Anna Chronaki

Efi Manioti
Eirini Lazaridou
with the support of Dr. Eleni Kontaxi, Dr. Ifigenia Iliopoulou, Dr. Anastasia Zoi Souliotou, Eleni Barmpoudaki and Maria Karazanou

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

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