Maker Spaces – A Report from Canada

Kate Pahl is in Canada on the MakeEY project working with with Jennifer Rowsell, from Brock University, who has set up a Maker Space project with three colleagues – Dr. Candace Figg, Kim Pelchat, and Shannon Welbourn. Kate interviewed Jennifer about this project, and here are her thoughts. Jennifer: We came together and said, “Lets…

What are our aims and objectives?

The primary aims of this collaborative project are to: (i) further research and innovation in the area of young children’s digital literacy and creative design skills in order to contribute to Europe’s future competitiveness and growth; (ii) develop project participants’ skills in research and knowledge creation and thus increase research capacity and enhance career prospects;…

What is MakEY?

‘Makerspaces in the early years: Enhancing digital literacy and creativity’ (MakEY) is a 30 month project funded by the EU H2020 Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) programme.