The  NextLab 2017 Summer School is organized by the Research and Development Department of Ellinogermaniki Agogi which has long experience in organizing thematic summer schools and training courses (click here to see the list of past events)

Organizing Institute
Ellinogermaniki Agogi
Research and Development Department
D. Panagea, 15351 Pallini
University of Twente
GW/ IST Postbus 217
Núcleo Interactivo de Astronomia
Largo dos Topazios, 48 – 3F
2785 - 817 S. D. Rana

Organizing Committee
Mrs. Eleftheria Tsourlidaki
Tel:  +30 213 0070 547
Mr. Jens Koslowsky
Tel:  +30 210 8176 799
Mr. Ton de Jong
Tel:+31 53 489 4359
Mrs. Rosa Doran
Tel: +351 960 356 909

Brief Resumes

Eleftheria Tsourlidaki
Eleftheria Tsourlidaki has graduated from the physics department of the University of Crete where she specialized in computational physics. In 2008 she got her master degree in Astrophysics and Mechanics from the physics department of the University of Athens. Her research is focused on the improvement of the educational procedure by implementing new technologies and achieving maximum interaction between students. Her working experience includes teaching physics, chemistry and mathematics in high school and junior high school students. She has been working in the "Research and Development" department of "Ellinogermaniki Agogi" since January 2010 and her main activity is designing educational scenarios based on using new technologies as well as, training school teachers in using new technologies.

Jens Koslowsky

Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, Jens has joined Ellinogermaniki Agogi in September 2015 as a project manager and researcher. He combines a political/social science education with an EU project management background, holding a Magister degree in History and Geography of the Freie Universitat Berlin, as well as a Master of European Studies of the Centre of European Integration Studies (ZEI) at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat in Bonn. He is an experienced proposal writer and EU project manager with special focus on international and inter-regional projects that combine creative, educational, vocational and entrepreneurial opportunities. Jens has worked previously at Militos Consulting S.A., coordinating a team of project managers in the implementation and submission of EU funded projects and proposals. Prior to his move to Greece in 2009, he was employed as scientific officer at the International Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), supporting the bilateral cooperation between the German ministry and various European countries in the field of research and technology.

Ton De Jong

Ton  de  Jong  is  full  professor  of  Educational  Psychology  at  the  University  of  Twente,  Faculty  of Behavioral,  Management  and  Social  Sciences  and  chair  of  the  department  of  Instructional  Technology. From  2003-2008  he  has  been  director  of  the  Dutch  national  research  school  (approx.  100  person  staff and  100  PhD  students)  on  Educational  Science.  He  was  project  manager  of  the  EC-telematics SERVIVE project  (SimQuest),  of  the  EC  (5 th framework)  KITS  project  (KM  Quest)  and  Co-Lab  project  and  (7th framework)  SCY  project  and  Go-Lab  project  and  of  the  SURF  ZAP  project  (interactive  visuals  for  psychology). He  has  won  the  European  Academic  Software  Award  2000  (EASA)  for  SimQuest  and  the same award in 2004 for ZAP. Ton de Jong was coordinator of a multi-university project sponsored by the Dutch  NSF  on  modelling  discovery  behaviour,  of  a  Dutch-German  (NWO-DFG)  project  on  external representations  in  multimedia  environments,  and  currently  of  a  Flemish-Dutch  (FWO-NWO)  project  on  games  for  mathematics  learning.  Ton  de  Jong  is  (co-)author  of  around  200  journal  papers  and  book chapters  and  was  the  editor  of  three  books  on  the  editorial  board  of  seven  ISI  journals  and  associate 
editor  for  the  Journal  of  Engineering  Education.  He  has  published  three  articles  in  Science.  Ton  de  Jong has been appointed fellow of the American Educational Research Organization (AERA) and is a member of Academia Europaea. 
Rosa Doran
PhD in Science Education at University of Coimbra(in progress). Masters degree in High Energy and Gravitation on the topic of Black Holes and their cosmological applications at the University of Lisbon. Presently international projects coordinator for NUCLIO. Chair of the Galileo Teacher Training Program, a legacy of the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) endorsed by the International Astronomical Union and UNESCO. Has coordinated several outreach and educational projects such as conferences, science fairs, public talks for teachers and public in general. Experience in promoting science projects in school, more than 1000 schools reached, in Portugal.
The NextLab Summer School 2017 is supported by the NextLab - Next Generation Stakeholders and Next Level Ecosystem for Collaborative Science Education with Online Labs project, that has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731685.


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