Support for Schools


Are you a teacher, principal or school staff member? Would you like to try robots, artificial intelligence or other innovative technology solutions in your school? Connect with companies through the LEA School lab method.

Schools are the end users of learning technologies and thus participate in the co-development of future innovations, gain competences in learning technology and provide feedback to procurers on the developed innovations. LEA School Labs co-design future learn tech innovations with students and teachers.

Benefits

  • Increased digital competence and a strengthened EU STEM / PLE profile.
  • Democratic processes include schools as co-developers of future technologies, which cater to their needs.
  • Direct meetings in the classrooms between young EU citizens and the innovative industry.
  • Direct dialogue with the market, which develops digital tools for education.

Materials

Find useful resources for schools

Webinars of interest for Schools

Webinar 1: 19 September 2018

Topic: What is innovation procurement?
Experts: Ellinor Wallin (EU Projekt Konsult) and Kati Clements (JYU)


Webinar 2: 03 October 2018

Topic: Learntech 2018: AI, VR, robotics
Experts: Seinäjoki City Counsillor Mikko Muilu and Oulu City Counsillor Dr. Jari Laru


Webinar 6: Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Topic: Understanding the legal aspects of joined vs. coordinated innovation procurement
Experts: Marta Coto and Sara Bedin


Webinar 7: Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Topic: Towards Easy Virtual Reality Content Creation
Expert: Jarmo Tanskanen / Visumo corporation


Webinar 9: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Topic: What is a PIN?
Experts: Ellinor Wallin (EUPK) and Kati Clements (JYU)


Webinar 11: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Topic: Information on how to use the Procurement Forum
Expert: Ashleigh McLennan


Webinar 12: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Topic: Virtual Reality Innovation by VRLab
Expert: Jens Richling (VRLab Academy, Vellberg/Germany)


Webinar 14: 05 June 2019

Topic: Changing the assessment culture in schools through analytics
Expert: Markus Packalen, Qridi


Webinar 15: 19 June 2019

Topic: TechClass – Teacher’s story on Learning Environment Creation Based on Users’ Needs
Expert: Farhad Eftekhari, TechClass


Webinar 16: 18 September 2019

Topic: Open Market Consultation Methodology
Expert: Niklas Tideklev


Reports of interest for Schools

Guidelines and recommendations to attract funding for upcoming PPI/PCP calls 

LEA D2.2: PPI Funding strategy


Description of cross border needs for a future PPI for a Personalised Learning Environment (PLE) with a focus on Science, Technology, Education and Maths (STEM) subjects

LEA D3.3: LEA PPI Needs Analysis Report


Description of the necessary ICT infrastructure required in classrooms to successfully introduce and use PLEs

LEA D3.4: Framework for Technical Infrastructure and Needs Workshop Methodologies


Report on the state of the art in learning technology, based on eight company case studies and the stage of innovation reached by their PLEs

LEA D4.1: State of Art Analysis


Report recommending tools for increasing dialogue and defragmentation of public demand. In addition, a dialogue process model involving all key stakeholders of the innovative procurement is presented

LEA D4.2: Recommendations on Digital tools


A template invitation to tender/request for tenders, designed to be used in a joint PPI

LEA D5.4: ITT PPI


An overview of guidelines, recommendations, strategies and methodologies on how to do open market consultation

LEA D6.4: Open Market Consultation


Learn more about Innovation Procurement

How does innovation procurement work?
1. Understanding Innovation Procurement: Instruments and Definitions
2. Innovation Driven Procurement Procedures: Common Elements

Understanding Innovation Procurement


What are the legal aspects?
1. Main Features and Framework of PPI
2. Innovation Partnerships
3. Innovation Partnerships vs. PCP/PPI
4. Joint/Coordinated Procuremen

Understanding the legal framework


Steps for PPI Preparation – Open Market Consultation
How to do Open Market Consultation

Open Market Consultation


Steps for PPI Preparation – How to define awarding criteria?
How to define award criteria, including examples

Defining award criteria.pdf


Steps for PPI Preparation – Successful business cases
Case study examples of PPI from Dream School and the HAPPI Project

Business cases


Contacts