Thinking Approach in Danish Language Teaching
Education in modern society should not only provide learners with solid knowledge of the subject, but also develop their abilities to think and to find innovative solutions to complex problems. However, teachers often don’t know how to organise their teaching in a way that promotes the learners’ creativity and makes them better thinkers. The Thinking Approach (TA) to language teaching offers tools for integrated development of both language and thinking skills for learners.
What is the best way to combine family and career, and still have enough time and energy for personal development, family and personal growth? The Nordplus project “Parent-to-parent” seeks to find the answer to this question.
Learning with companies
The project “Learning with companies” aims to improve cooperation between educational institutions and companies in the Nordic-Baltic area.
Nordplus project with an impact at government level
Why is it women with a low level of education and foreign backgrounds who find it most difficult to enter the labour market? Yevgeniya Averhed, project manager at Folkuniversitetet in Uppsala, wanted to investigate this question. To find the answer she founded a project through the Nordplus Adult programme, in which she – together with colleagues from around the Nordic region and Lithuania – carried out a study.
Get a new streamline
Far too many mentally disabled youngsters do not receive sexual education neither at school nor at social care institutions, especially behind the old iron curtain. The project “Get a new streamline” seeks to change this.
Developing environmentally conscious offshore training in the North Atlantic
Stavanger Offshore Technical College (SOTS) is leading a project supported by Nordplus Horizontal which aims at developing the education and training in oil and gas in cooperation with local authorities and the industries.
Hugin & Munin – a Scandinavian storytelling project
Can children learn neighbour-languages from listening to a good story told by an inspiring storyteller? Absolutely – that is the experience from the project "Hugin & Munin".
NordPULS: A Nordic network for rhythmic music
There are few things that cross boundaries as easily as music, making it a perfect starting point for international cooperation and exchange.
Shared Visions in Nordic-Baltic Mixture
By arranging international study trips, supporting international participation and sharing ideas and knowledge, the Shared Visions-project improves both teachers’ and students’ skills, as well as the education. The project aims at creating a Nordic-Baltic creativity and partnership network between the involved countries; Finland, Norway, Lithuania and Estonia.
Entrepreneurship – the Way to Success
"The important thing is not to be afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is not to try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it."
(Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies)