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GIS-T dissemination at Games of Science

June 8th, 2024

GIS-T was disseminated during the project-based educational activity called GAMES of SCIENCE : entrepreneurial and technical Innovation. On May 30, 2024, the Technical College of Railways “Unirea” Pașcani hosted the event “GAMES of SCIENCE – Entrepreneurial and Technical Inznovation”, a fair dedicated to promoting school projects based on project-based learning (PBL – Project-Based Learning).   READ MORE >

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How GIS Can Help in Natural Disasters, Health, and Climate Change

May 20th, 2024

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have revolutionised our ability to understand and respond to some of the most pressing challenges of our time. A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system that analyzes and displays geographically referenced information. It uses data that is attached to a unique location. From its crucial role in the management of READ MORE >

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Outdoor lessons in geography and natural sciences with ArcGIS Survey123

April 17th, 2024

As part of the GIS-T Project schools and teachers are using GIS to examine their environment. Following the first training activity held in in Ghent and organised by the European Association of Geographers (EUROGEO) and the second training event held in Bruges at the Belgian school partner Sint-Lodewijkscollege, this example from Riga Secondary School Nr.25  reports on outdoor READ MORE >

GIS-T to be disseminated at EGU24 and EUROGEO Conferences

April 5th, 2024

Crina Elefteriiu project coordinator from the Technical College UNIREA Pascani has had her poster abstract accepted for presentation at the European GeoSciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2024 which will be held in Vienna 14-19 April. It will be presented in session EOS 5.2 “Teaching Climate Change in Schools”. The poster will present the objectives and READ MORE >

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Pupils GIS experience helps win competition prize

March 24th, 2024

Students from the Technical College UNIREA Pascani have used GIS to undertake an analysis of local heritage,  classified at the national stage. This work is part of the GIS-T ArcGIS work, hosted on the school ESRI platform. The GIS analysis, made within the Erasmus+ programs, were entered in  the competition “Made for Europe”, XVI edition, READ MORE >

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Second GIS-T training event held in Bruges

February 15th, 2024

The GIS-T project held its second face-to-face training event  on 1-4 February 2024 at the Belgian school partner Sint-Lodewijkscollege. The school has approximately 1350 students. The school  is a general secondary school located in Bruges, with a long tradition in European projects, with projects already underway before the start of the European Commission programmes in READ MORE >

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Research suggests signs of an ocean circulation collapse

December 2nd, 2023

A research  study published in the journal Nature Communications, suggests that the Gulf Stream system, known as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), could collapse as soon as 2025. AMOC plays a crucial role in carrying warm ocean water northwards, driving the Atlantic’s currents. However, increasing freshwater influx from melting ice caps, especially from Greenland, READ MORE >

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GIS-T teacher training uses GIS for climate education

October 28th, 2023

The first face-to-face teacher training event for GIS-T partners took place in Ghent, Belgium 27-31 August 2023. The meeting, hosted by the European Association of Geographers (EUROGEO) was held in  the Geography department of Ghent University.  Training sessions included: – Working with GIS – Knowledge of climate change (Karl Donert) – GIS and how is READ MORE >

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35 Years Of Climate Change Predictions

October 3rd, 2023

35 years since the first climate change predictions – were they alarmist? Since the 19th century, researchers have been warning about the global repercussions of human actions. James Hansen’s research group at  was the first to confirm that the increase in greenhouse gas emissions was altering the planet’s climate. In their scientific article, published in READ MORE >

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Climate games and simulations for education

September 29th, 2023

EUROGEO as a partner in the GIS-T project has identified different interesting visualisations that help present climate change issues and a created a gallery of innovative games and simulations related to climate change and teaching the future. Recent research by Imperial College, London has shown that young people aged 16-24 are most likely to be READ MORE >

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First GIS-T Learning and Teaching Event takes place

July 28th, 2023

The first GIS FOR GIST OF EUROPE Project’s Learning/teaching/training activities under the Erasmus+ programme took place online between 20-24 February 2023.u The training was carried out online,  organised by members of the European Association of Geographers  (EUROGEO) and hosted by  the coordinating partner , Technical College UNIREA Pascani. Teachers from each of the school partners READ MORE >

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Introducing the GIS-T project

June 6th, 2023

The education system and the role of youth are important for the fight against global climate change to be permanent and sustainable. The GIS-T project aims and concrete results are aimed at activating education and training processes at the point of combating climate change. The importance of global cooperation in the fight against climate change READ MORE >