iWell – Enhancing the Digital and Social Well-being in Schools

 https://iwellproject.eu/
Project duration: 
01/09/2020 – 31/08/2022

DG of reference: Erasmus+, KA2 - Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

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Objectives

  • To support educators in becoming “active health agents” to promote the digital and social well-being of their students;

  • To enhance the digital and life skills of primary school students, paying emphasis on maintaining a healthy balance of digital media use;

  • To facilitate the teaching process to develop health literacy and critical thinking skills of students for their online safety;

  • To provide European educators with new approaches, ICTs methodologies and research-based evidence to foster social integration and integrate new tools into teaching activities.


Activities

  • Interviews and training on developing essential life skills through health education with teachers;

  • Designing and development of a Curriculum and Training Material for educators, that will be piloted by the primary school teachers in the partner countries;

  • Creation and development of Health Literacy Mini Games that will target primary school students;

  • Development of a MOOC based on the principles of adult learning for the professional development of teachers;

  • Elaboration of Recommendations for practitioners and policymakers.


Resources

  • Curriculum and Training Material for Educators;

  • Health Literacy Mini Games;

  • Teacher Professional Development MOOC;

  • Health Literacy Toolkit with Policy & Practice Recommendations.

 

Impact

  • Acquired new digital knowledges and tools by primary school teachers;

  • Enhanced digital and life skills of primary school students;

  • Developed health literacy and critical thinking skills of young people for their online safety;

  • Fostered social inclusion in European schools.


Partners

 

  • Institute of Technology and Development Foundation – ITD (Bulgaria, coordinator)

  • Centre For Advancement Of Research And Development In Educational Technology Ltd – Cardet (Cyprus)

  • The Rural Hub CLG (Ireland)

  • CESIE (Italy)

  • Innovade Li LTD (Cyprus)

  • Kentro Merimnas Oikogeneias Kai Paidiou (Greece)