Literacy students in Ireland have been encouraged to use Science Fiction literature in their studies recently in an effort to use more diverse and engaging genres to stimulate reader’s interest and enjoyment in reading.

On March 2014, the staff in LMETB (Louth and Meath Education and Training Board) held a very interesting training session in their offices in Navan. The topic of the training was Using Science Fiction in the classroom.

Laytown / Bettystown Youthreach, part of LMETB are looking at new ways to engage learners in education. One of these new ways is through the medium of Science Fiction. As part of a Comenius Project, led by CARDET ...

Presentation on Literacies and technology at the University of Cyprus seminar. Projects presented include Science Fiction in Education, Alphabets of Europe, METIS, and PREATY and many more! Click HERE to download the PPT.

With the occasion of 3rd meeting of the SciFiEd project held in Piteşti, on 17th and 18th of March 2014, a dissemination event was organized by the host institution (University of Piteşti – UPIT).

University of Piteşti (UPIT) from Romania, partner in the consortium of the SciFiEd project, has participated in INTED Conference, 11-12 March 2014, in Valencia, with the paper titled “INCORPORATING SCIENCE FICTION LITERATURE IN TEACHING SCIENCES”.