Excited – Norwegian Centre for Excellence in IT Education

Country:

Norway

Joined us in:

2019

Main thematic area of expertise: Coding
Main thematic area of interest: STEM awareness raising and training

Excited is the Norwegian center for excellence in IT Education. It is hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) partnered with Nord university.

The Center aims at developing and evaluating innovative IT education approaches and methods. Excited is organized around 5 projects addressing different aspects of IT education. Particularly relevant in the context of ALL Digital is the project “Informed Decisions”, promoting programming and STEAM education among pupils below 18. To achieve its objectives the center is cooperating with schools, science centers, industry, and the public sector promoting the development of a community of practice around digital education for pupils in school age, both inside and outside schools. The center organizes educational activities for children and it contributes to teacher training, both pre- and in-service. The center aims at cooperating with multiple stakeholders to the development of empirically grounded and scientifically rigorous lessons learned for promoting digital competencies.

Contact

Name: Monica Divitini