The Operational Program of the Algarve – CRESC Algarve 2020 approved, at its last meeting, the applications submitted by groupings of schools for the constitution and operation of Clubs of Live Science in schools in the Algarve.
“The Clubs of Ciência Viva na Escolas, for their contribution to the valorization of knowledge in the scientific and technological areas, and of the experimental teaching of science, at all levels of education, constitute one of the privileged instruments in the promotion of school success”, refers to Algarve Regional Coordination and Development Commission, manager of POAlgarve.
Under this initiative, activities that contribute to the production of specialized technical content will be supported; the production of tools and digital content; holding meetings, seminars and workshops and conducting study visits and travel, and other ways of sharing knowledge, experiences and good practices between groups of schools / non-grouped schools.
The 17 groupings of schools that had their applications approved were as follows:
AE Júlio Dantas, Lagos
AE Gil Eanes, Lagos
AE Poet António Aleixo, Portimão
AE Padre António Martins de Oliveira, Lagoa
AE Rio Arade, Lagoa
AE de Silves, Silves
EB D. Martim Fernandes, Albufeira
Loulé Secondary School, Loulé
AE João de Deus, Faro
AE Tomás Cabreira, Faro
AE Pinheiro e Rosa, Faro
AE Dr. Francisco Fernandes Lopes, Olhão
AV João da Rosa, Olhão
AE Professor Paula Nogueira, Olhão
AE de Castro Marim, Castro Marim
AE D. José I, Vila Real de Santo António
Hotel and Tourism School of Vila Real de Santo António, Vila Real de Santo António
With these new Live Science Clubs at School, the Algarve will be covered with a network endowed with “the best conditions to promote experimental science teaching and promote interaction between schools, higher education institutions, the scientific community and companies” .