Tag: #NEMESISchangemakers

  • What is digital storytelling and what is not?

    What is digital storytelling and what is not?

    Digital storytelling has its origins in one of the oldest arts in the history of mankind – telling stories. It is based on creating and telling or sharing narrations using not only words, but also modern IT tools and multimedia materials like: graphics, video, audio, animation. As Silvia Rosenthal points out in her article “Digital […]

  • How students’ attempts to contribute to a better society impact the school?

    How students’ attempts to contribute to a better society impact the school?

    The previous year in NEMESIS, 8 schools, 56 teachers and 1030 students around Europe used a new and experimental educational approach to empower young people. This involved the creation of social innovation projects within schools. Co-creation labs were set up to promote collaborative relations between students and adults where they were tasked with jointly address […]

  • The student experience of NEMESIS: cultivating self-positivity in the classroom

    The student experience of NEMESIS: cultivating self-positivity in the classroom

    Having had the privilege to take part in and closely observe pilot period 1 of NEMESIS at Rockingham Junior and Infant School, I realise how important the power of self-positivity is. We all know what it means to be positive, and how this can sometimes be a struggle. So when ‘positivity’ becomes an intrinsic part […]

  • Pedagogies for active citizenship: flavours, strategies and tensions

    Pedagogies for active citizenship: flavours, strategies and tensions

    “Our education systems and schools need to prepare young people to become active, participative and responsible individuals: the complex, multicultural and rapidly evolving societies we live in cannot do with less.” (Reference Framework for Competences for Democratic Culture  vol.1, p.7) Few would disagree that preparation for life as active citizens in democratic societies is one […]

  • Discover NEMESIS philosophy in a nutshell

    Discover NEMESIS philosophy in a nutshell

    We had the pleasure of attending the last last Social Innovation Community meeting in Sevilla. Many conversations revolved around how to foster a culture of social innovation, how to embed its practice in society. In NEMESIS project we believe there is an obvious answer to that: education.

  • Introducing NEMESIS schools

    Introducing NEMESIS schools

    In every journey there is a a group of brave pioneers whose involvement and commitment are essential to succeed. Such is the case in our schools. We are already on the hunt for more schools to be involved, so keep an eye on this page – we will be updating!

  • NEMESIS teacher training: bringing teachers and social entrepreneurs together

    NEMESIS teacher training: bringing teachers and social entrepreneurs together

    NEMESIS’ first teachers’ training took place in the middle of June in Thessaloniki.  A meeting reflecting NEMESIS’ philosophy at their best – combining different knowledge to drive social change- which brought together more than forty teachers and several social innovators from five European countries.

  • Meet our Social Innovation Practitioners

    Meet our Social Innovation Practitioners

    In NEMESIS we are trying a social innovation education model for and with schools to empower the changemakers of tomorrow. For that to work, the combination of teacher and social innovators expertise is essential. In three years, we aim to develop a European social innovator community and engage around 200 SIPs (‘social innovation practitioners’, our […]

  • Margherita Bagacilupo: “Schools must open up to their environments”

    Margherita Bagacilupo: “Schools must open up to their environments”

    “Entrepreneurship is like happiness: everyone is searching for it but everybody has their own definition of what it is”. Margherita Bagacilupo, a qualitative researcher and policy analyst at the Joint Research Centre, once used that analogy to explain the relevance of the EntreComp Framework, an EU publication she co-authored defining what entrepreneurship as a competence is.