Research communities can play a key role in improving the quality of the national educational system and promoting the transfer of knowledge “from laboratories to the classrooms”, with the ultimate goal of raising the scientific cultural level in the school system.
Thanks to its multidisciplinary nature, Cnr has activated a dense network of partnerships with educational institutions at all levels, in accordance with a framework agreement signed in 2012 with the Ministry of Education, University and Research (Miur).
These initiatives are in accordance with the open education’s principles recently reaffirmed by the European Commission, considering the ‘open access’ approach as an opportunity for educational organizations, teachers and students.
ESPAD is a collaborative effort of independent research teams in more than forty European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world: Italy is involved with the Institute of Clinical Physiology (Ifc) of the National Research Council of Italy. The overall aim of the project is to repeatedly collect comparable data on substance use among 15-16 year old students in as many European countries as possible
The European project Raw Matters Ambassadors at Schools (RM@Schools) - managed by the National Research Council of Italy - brings the issue of WEEE management and the opportunities offered by the recycling and recovery of the materials therein contained to the schools, so promoting the education of young generations on this crucial issue for the future of our society
The Italian Journal of Educational Technology (IJET) (formerly TD Tecnologie Didattiche) is a refereed, open access journal that publishes theoretical perspectives, review articles, methodological developments, empirical research and best practice in the field of education and technology. The journal targets scholars and practitioners and welcomes contributions on any aspect of technology-enhanced learning in formal, non-formal and informal learning contexts, from early years through to technical, vocational and higher education, professional development and corporate training, in any subject domain
By organizing exhibitions, the National Research Council aims to provide new opportunities for cultural growth and renovation by starting a dialogue with the audience of all ages and contributing to the development of the knowledge society
The Cnr S&T Digital Library makes available research products, datasets, data and information on research activities, projects, R&D actors, their expertise and skills, as well as digitised cultural and historical heritage contents
Discover the latest books edited by the National Research Council of Italy: most of them are freely available, and provide an overview about the multidisciplinary research carried on by the institutuion
Foresight is a interdepartmental project of the National Research Council of Italy, aimed at elaborating coherent research strategies and addressing socially relevant problems related to environment, health, food, enery, security and transportation