The Junta de Castilla y León through the Provincial Directorate of Education of Zamora, in collaboration with the Provincial Centers for Teacher Training and Educational Innovation (CFIE) has organized Science Week from November 8 to 12, an initiative of the European Union that seeks to bring science, research and innovation closer to citizens and whose objective is that society participates in scientific knowledge and its practical applications, with 44 centers having registered this year in the webinars.
Children’s centers will have their appointment with “What a mess with food” on Tuesday, November 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., primary schools will attend the webinar “What do we eat today?” on Wednesday, November 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and secondary schools will be able to participate in “Do you know what you eat?” Thursday, November 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
In turn, the CFIE of Zamora has organized the VIII Conference: “Innovation in the teaching and learning of science” with a program of two specific courses for teachers. On November 9, 10, and 11, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., the doctor in Food Science and Technology and scientific disseminator Miguel Ángel Lurueña will give the course “Teaching to eat”, with 90 registered at Today, and on November 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Murcia José Manuel López will give the course “Daily life from a point from a scientific point of view ”, with 16 registered as of today.
Finally, the Provincial Directorate of Education proposes that during the week of November 8 to 12, students bring healthy lunches to school in order to enhance motivation towards the content to be discussed in the webinars.
This is one of the various samples of the desire of both the Junta de Castilla y León through the Ministry of Education, as well as the Centers for Teacher Training and Educational Innovation, to promote knowledge and the assessment of scientific and innovative work both for schools and teachers.