by Franz Rauch (Klagenfurt University, Austria)
PARRISE was presented at the ENSI conference on 9 January 2015 in Vienna to about 13 science teachers and teacher educators by Franz Rauch. He explained what PARRISE stands for and the objectives of the project. ENSI is an international teacher-network, which addresses international research development activities in the field of environmental education and school development (www.ensi.org).
At the IMST-day, on 20 March 2015 at Vienna Franz Rauch provided a general introduction to the PARRISE-project and SSIBL framework by PowerPoint presentation. Two-hundred teachers and teacher educators attended the Imst-day. For more information, see www.imst.ac.at/imst-tag2015.
IMST is a large project and network in Austria with the goal to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the sciences, in mathematics and technology as well as German language.
Franz Rauch and Mira Dulle introduced PARRISE at the IMST- Networking Meeting, which took part from 16-17 April, 2015 in Salzburg. About 30 science teachers and researchers participated in the event.
At the meeting of regional teams of the Austrian network ECOLOG (Ecologization of Schools – Education for Sustainability and School Development), which took part from 18-20 May 2015, the local PARRISE brochure was distributed and the PARRISE project was mentioned in the OEKOLOG report. At the meeting around 30 people were present (www.oekolog.at).