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Ark of Inquiry final Conference

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The conference aims to foster an interactive place of connexion between all its 13 partners and a place of acknowledgments for each member participants. As the project nears the end of its 4-year implementation in February 2018, the Conference, throughout divers discussions and panels presentations, is intended to present the Inquiry-based Science Education project’s 3 main key findings : Ark of Inquiry project has found that for optimal inquiry learning in the classroom, there should be a provision of the rights tools, a supportive community, and the application of Responsible Research Innovation with the focus of improving participation of both gender.

A broad spectrum of participants: teachers, policy-makers, researchers, EU projects coordinators, consortium members, pupils … to demonstrate that the “EU project community” is speaking together, with one voice.

The Conference is intended as a springboard to launch and present its final recommendations and guidelines document to its 100 participants, including teachers, scientists researchers, and policy makers, in which hands educations’ future is beheld.

The event will act as lobby for policy-level change to high-level participants as well as offering validation of the project success via participating teachers that the project has helped.


Type of Event Working group
Start 20.11.2017 08:00 local time
End 20.11.2017 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point PYPAERT, Philippe
Organizer UNESCO Venice Office
Contact Philippe Pypaert at p.pypaert@unesco.org; Lauren Bohatka at l.bohatka@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Room Room IX
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website UNESCO Venice Office
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Link 2 Ark of Inquiry website
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