Makerspaces in schools. Practical guidelines for school leaders and teachers (2020)
The publication serves as a practical guidelines for school leaders and teachers that are interested in creating and using makerspaces in schools. Part One describes makerspaces and similar active learning environments (such as fab labs), considers the benefits and challenges of makerspaces in schools and provides examples of how they can be used by students and teachers. Part Two provides advice for schools related to planning, setting up and managing makerspaces plus examples of toolkits used for different types of makerspace activities. It was published by European Schoolnet in 2020. DZS participated in preparation of this publication.
The publication contains the experiences of 15 case studies schools in European (incl. one Czech school) that have created their own makerspaces. The full case studies may be downloaded here.
Programování (nejen) v mezinárodních projektech (2020)
(Coding not only in international projects)
The aim of the publication is to show how school can include coding, algoritmization and computational thinking into international projects such as eTwinning and Erasmus+. It also contains set of 15 concrete teaching ideas for nursery, primary and secondary schools. The publication is only in Czech. It was published by DZS in 2020.
Building Learning Labs and Innovative Learning Spaces. Practical guidelines for school leaders and teachers. (2019)
Publication for school leaders and teachers who would like to build innovative learning space in their school. It was published by European Schoolnet in 2019.
Třída budoucnosti. Matematika, přírodní vědy a digitální technologie (2018)
(The Future Classsroom Lab. Mathematics, Science and Digital technology)
The publication presents the concept of the Future Classroom Lab and contains ideas on innovative STEM teaching scenarios. It was published by DZS in 2018 with the support of Scientix 3 project. The publication is available only in Czech.
European STEM School Reports. Key Elements and Criteria. (2018)
The report in English was prepared within STEM School Label project. It defines conditions and criteria that "STEM school" should fulfil. The report was elaborated on the basis of desk research and discussion with experts. It was published by European Schoolnet in 2018, DZS participated in criteria setting.
Developing Computational Thinking in Compulsory Education (2016)
The report maps trends in computational thinking in compulsory education in European countries. It was published by EC Joint Research Centre in 2016. DZS prepared information on Czech education in this field.
Jak zvýšit zájem žáků a výuku matematiky a přírodních věd (2016)
The English publication "Efforts to Increase Students’ Interest in Pursuing Mathematics, Science and Technology Studies and Careers. National Measures taken by 30 Countries – 2015 Report" describes priorities in STEM education in European countries. It focuses on initiatives aiming at enhancing number of STEM teachers, it explores initial and in-services teacher education initiatives. It was published by European Schoolnet in 2016. DZS prepared information on Czech education in this field.
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) - A guide for school leaders (2015)
This publication was prepared by European Schoolnet in 2015. The Czech translation may be dowloaded here.
A series of short recommendation follow on the initial guide:
Computing our Future (2015)
The publication with subtitle "Computer programming and coding Priorities, school curricula and initiatives across Europe" was prepared by European Schoolnet in 2015. It describes current situation and varied initiatives dealing with incorporation of computer programming and coding into education curricula in European countries. DZS prepared information on Czech education in this field.
Insight Country Report
European Schoolnet publishes reports on ICT in education in European countries. The reports on Czech education may be find bellow: