On Wednesday, 19 October 2022, from 9 AM to 4.30 PM, the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP Famnit) will host the closing event of the Erasmus+ project GROWTHMINDS in its Lobby (Avla).
The international conference "Growth Mindset Teaching in (Higher) Education" is aimed at higher education, primary and secondary school teachers, school counsellors and all providers of adult education.
This event is an excellent opportunity to learn about different methods, tools and good practices in teaching students of different majors, as well as participate in various substantive discussions on the topic of growth mindset.
The event will be held in English and is free of charge for all participants.
GrowthMinds is an international project in the field of education, whose lead partner is UP FAMNIT, and it includes various activities with which pedagogical staff at the university level will be able to develop new competencies for the use of the so-called concept of growth mindset in their work.
The project aims at increasing the quality of the learning process through the use of new learning techniques and is co-financed by the European Union under the Erasmus+ KA203 programme.
The two-year project is led by the Head of the Center for Positive Psychology, Assist. Prof. Kristijan Musek Lešnik, and it started on 1.11.2020. The developed materials will be disseminated for free in five languages, while the activities will directly include university educators and university students as the main target groups.
With a co-financed part of 171,459 EUR, the project brought together the following partners:
> STEP Inštitut Zavod za psihologijo dela in podjetništvo (Slovenia),
> Balıkesir University (Turkey),
> University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Târgu Mureş (Romunia) and
> University of Klagenfurt (Austria).