Projects

Active Research Projects

European Union – Erasmus Plus Programme Funding

2022-2025
Project full title: Empowering Digital Competences of Teachers with Designing Digital Learning Materials Through Gamification
Project acronym: EMPOWER DIGI TEACH
Project number: 2022-1-TR01-KA220-HED-000089215
Duration: 30 months
Start date: 15 December 2022 – End date: 14 June 2025
Funding: Erasmus Plus KA220-HED – Cooperation partnerships in higher education
Funding agency: The Centre for European Union Education and Youth Programmes (CEUEYP) (Ankara, Türkiye)
Coordinator: Dokuz Eylul University (İzmir, Türkiye)
Official website: https://www.empowerdigiteach.eu/
EU Grant:
 250,000 EUR

2022-2024
Project full title: PBL framework for Digital Collaborative Teacher Training
Project acronym: PBL4COLLABTT
Project number: 2022-1-PT01-KA220-HED-000087857
Duration: 24 months
Start date: 01 December 2022 – End date: 30 November 2024
Funding programme: Erasmus Plus KA220-HED – Cooperation partnerships in higher education
Funding agency: PT01 Agência Nacional Erasmus+ Educação e Formação (Portugal)
Coordinator: University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
Official website: http://pbl4tea.idea.uminho.pt
EU Grant:
 250,000 EUR

2022-2026
Project full title: ARQUS – European University Alliance
Project number: ERASMUS-EDU-2022-EUR-UNIV-101089551
Duration: 48 months
Start date: 01 October 2022 – End date: 30 September 2026
Funding programme: Erasmus Plus European Universities
Funding agency:  European Commission
Coordinator: Universidad de Granada (Granada, Spain)

2021 – 2024
Project full title: STEAMing Ahead: Moving the STEAM Approach forward through teacher-led cooperation

Project acronym: STEAMing Ahead
Project number: 
2021-1-PT01-KA220-SCH-000029409
Duration: 27 months
Start date: 01 December 2021 – End date: 01 March 2024
Funding: Erasmus Plus KA220-SCH – Cooperation partnerships in school education
Funding agency: PT01 Agência Nacional Erasmus+ Educação e Formação (Portugal)
Coordinator: Colégio Santa Eulália (Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal)
Official website: https://steamingahead.eu/
EU Grant: 284,951 EUR

 


 

Completed Research Projects 

2020 – 2023
Project full title: Enhancing Equity, Agency, and Transparency in Assessment Practices in Higher Education
Project acronym: EAT
Project number: 2020-1-UK01-KA203-12DAFAA7
Duration: 36 months
Start date: September 01, 2020 – End date: August 31, 2023
Funding: Erasmus Plus KA203 Strategic Partnerships for higher education
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for higher education
Funding agency: UK01 British Council, in partnership with Ecorys UK – British Council (London, United Kingdom)
Coordinator: Cardiff University (Cardiff, United Kingdom)
EU Grant: 427,595 EUR

2021 – 2023
Project full title: Supporting the continuation of teaching STEM subjects during the COVID-19 Pandemic through project-based online practices
Project acronym: BeREADY
Project number: 
2020-1-PL01-KA226- SCH-095959
Duration: 24 months
Start date: 01.03.2021- End date: 28.02.2023 Extended until 31 May 2023
Funding: Erasmus plus KA226 – Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness
Funding agency: Fundacja Rozwoju Systemu Edukacji Narodowa Narodovej Agencji Programu Erasmus+ (Warszawa, Polska)
Coordinator: 
Warsaw University of Technology (Warsaw, Poland)
Official website: https://www.beready.pw.edu.pl
EU Grant: 233,984 EUR

2019 – 2022
Project full title: Improving Educational innovation, competitiveness and quality of higher education throught collaboration between University and Companies (Educational Knowledge Transfer)
Project acronym: EKT
Project number: 601013-EPP-1-2018-1-ES-EPPKA2-KA
Duration: 36 months
Start date: November 01, 2019 – End date: October 30, 2022 Extended until 30 April 2023
Funding: EU Bruxels
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Knowledge Alliances for higher education
Coordinator: University of Santiago de Compostela (Coruña, Spain)
Official website: https://ektproject.eu/
CIEd: https://www.cied.uminho.pt/
EU website: https://erasmus-plus.ec.europa.eu/projects/search/details/612414-EPP-1-2019-1-ES-EPPKA2-KA
EU Grant: 999.272,00 €

2020 – 2022
Project full title: Robots for STEM: building, teaching and learning
Project acronym: Robots for STEM
Project number: 2020-1-PT01-KA201-078680
Duration: 24 months
Start date: October 01, 2020 – End date: September 30, 2022 Extended until 31 March 2023
Funding: Erasmus Plus KA201 – Strategic Partnerships for school education
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for school education
Funding agency: PT01 Agência Nacional Erasmus+ Educação e Formação (PROALV) (Portugal)
Coordinator: Colégio Paula VI (Gondomar, Portugal)
Official website: https://robotsforstem.eu/
EU Grant: 235,129 EUR

2021 – 2023
Project full title: Together Everyone Can Prevent Cyberbullying
Project acronym: 
TECPC
Project number: 2020-1-RO01-KA226-SCH-095269
Duration: 24 months
Start date: 01.03.2021- End date: 28.02.2023
Funding: Erasmus Plus  KA226 – Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Action Type: Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness
Funding agency: Agentia Nationala pentru Programe Comunitare in Domeniul Educatiei si Formarii Profesionale (ANPCDEFP) (Bucuresti, Romania)
Coordinator: Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie „Grigore T. Popa”
 (Iaşi, Romania)
Official website: 
https://tecpc.grant.umfiasi.ro/
EU Grant: 248,300 EUR

2020 – 2022
Project full title: Include Her
Project acronym: Include
Project number: 2020-1-DE01-KA203-771F34D5
Duration: 24 months
Start date: September 01, 2020 – End date: August 31, 2022
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: DE01 Nationale Agentur für EU-Hochschulzusammenarbeit im Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienst (NA-DAAD) (Bonn, Germany)
Coordinator: JOHANNES GUTENBERG-UNIVERSITAT MAINZ (Mainz, Germany)
Official website: https://www.includeher.eu

2020 – 2022
Project full title: Connecting Pedagogy with Technology
Project acronym: Digital school
Project Reference: 2020-1-DE02-KA202-007382
Duration: 24 months
Start date: September 01, 2020 – End date: August 31, 2022
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+ Erasmus+ project card
Funding agency: DE02 Nationale Agentur Bildung für Europa beim Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BiBB) (Bonn, Germany)
Coordinator: EUROPAISCHES BILDUNGSWERK FUR BERUF UND GESELLSCHAFT (EBG) GGMBH (Magdeburg, Germany)

2019 – 2022
Project full title: Self-Regulated Learning in SmartArt
Project acronym: SmartArt
Project number: 2019-1-ES01-KA204-065615
Duration: 36 months
Start date: September 01, 2019 – End date: August 31, 2022
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: Servicio Español para la Internacionalización de la Educación (SEPIE) (Madrid, Spain)
Coordinator: UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS (Burgos, Spain)
Official website: https://srlsmartart.eu/en/project

2019 – 2021
Project full title: 12 Habits for Success
Project number: 2019-1-PT01-KA201-061277
Duration: 26 months
Start date: October 01, 2019 – End date: November 30, 2021 Extended until June 30, 2022
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: Agência Nacional Erasmus+ Educação e Formação (PROALV) (Lisboa, Portugal)
Coordinator: ESCOLA BÁSICA GONÇALO MENDES DA MAIA (Maia, Portugal)
Official website: https://12habits.eu​

2019 – 2021
Project full title: E-Learning course on Mobile Robotics for Adult Education: the fourth industrial revolution
Project acronym: E-Robotics
Project number: 2019-1-TR01-KA204-074485
Duration: 24 months
Start date: October 01, 2019 – End date: September 30, 2021 Extended until April 30, 2022
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: The Centre for European Union Education and Youth Programmes (CEUEYP) (Ankara, Turkey)
Coordinator: Seyhan Halk Egitimi Merkezi ve Aksam Sanat Okulu Mudurlugu (Adana, Turkey)
Official website: http://e-roboticsproject.com/

2018 – 2020
Project full title: Gaming in Action – engaging adult learners with games and gamification
Project acronym: Gaming in Action
Project number: 2018-1-TR01-KA204-059315
Duration: 24 months
Start date: November 01, 2018 – End date: October 31, 2020 Extended until June 30, 2021
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: The Centre for European Union Education and Youth Programmes (CEUEYP) (Ankara, Turkey)
Coordinator: Mesleki Girisimciler ve Toplum Gonulluleri Dernegi (Mersin, Turkey)
Official website: http://www.gamificationproject.com/
Grant URL: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/

2018 – 2021
Project full title: Digital migrations and curricular innovation: giving new meaning to experience and rekindle teaching profession after 50
Project acronym: REKINDLE+50
Project number: PTDC/CED-EDG/28017/2017
Duration: 31 months
Start date: July 02, 2018 – End date: February 01, 2021 Extended until June 28, 2021
Funding: FEDER | COMPETE 2020 | FCT | SAICT – IC&DT
Coordinator: University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)
Official website: https://www.fpce.up.pt/rekindle50/index.html

2017 – 2020
Project full title: Teacher Upskilling Policy experimentation
Project acronym: TeachUp
Project number: 582948-EPP-1-2016-2-BE-EPPKA3-PI-POLICY
Duration: 36 months
Start date: March 2017 – End date: February 2020
Funding: Policy experimentation, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union
Coordinator: EUN PARTNERSHIP AISBL (Bruxelles, BE)
Official website: http://teachup.eun.org/home
Grant URL: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects
CIEd: https://www.cied.uminho.pt/

​2017 – 2019
Project full title: Reshaping Life in a Generous Country
Project acronym: NewLife
Project number: 2017-1-TR01-KA204-046155
Duration: 24 months
Start date: 01-11-2017 – End date: 31-10-2019
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: The Centre for European Union Education and Youth Programmes (CEUEYP) (Ankara, Turkey)
Coordinator: Cukurova Ilce Milli Egitim Mudurlugu (Adana, Turkey)
Grant URL: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/
Official website: http://www.newlifeproject.eu

2017 – 2019
Project full title: Games 2 Learn & Gamification 2 Engage
Project acronym: Games2Learn
Project number: 2017-1-PT01-KA201-035921
Duration: 24 months
Start date: 01-10-2017 – End date: 30-09-2019
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: Agência Nacional Erasmus+ Educação e Formação (PROALV) (Lisboa, Portugal)
Coordinator: Agrupamento de Escolas da Maia (Maia, Portugal)
Official website: http://g2lg2e.strikingly.com​
Grant URL: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/

2016 – 2019
Project full title: Supporting European SMEs in the Employment of People Living with Disability or with a History of Mental Illness: a Pilot Development in the Furniture Manufacturing Industries
Project acronym: SupportAbility
Project number: 2016-1-UK01-KA202-024414
Duration: 30 months
Start date: 03-10-2016 – End date: 02-04-2019
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: UK National Agency for Erasmus+ (London, United Kingdom)
Grant URL: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/
Official website: http://www.supportability.eu​

2016 – 2018
Project full title: Bringing Life into the Classroom: innovative use of mobile devices in the educational process
Project acronym: BLIC&CLIC
Project number: 2016-1-RO01-KA201-024659
Duration: 24 months
Start: 01-10-2016 – End: 30-09-2018
Funding: EU’s programme ERASMUS+
Funding agency: Agentia Nationala pentru Programe Comunitare in Domeniul Educatiei si Formarii Profesionale (ANPCDEFP) (Bucuresti, Romania)
Coordinator: Colegiul Tehnic Edmond Nicolau Focsani (Focsani, Romania)
Grant URL: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/
Official website: https://www.blicclic.com

2016 – 2017
Project full title: Assessing student learning in HE: the potential of alternative methods
Project acronym: AHE
Project number: PTDC/MHC-CED/2703/2014
Duration: 36 months
Start date: 1January 2016 – End date: 31 December 2018
Funding: FCT, COMPETE 2020 (SISTEMA DE APOIO À INVESTIGAÇÃO CIENTÍFICA E TECNOLÓGICA | Projectos de IC&DT), UE

2015 – 2017
Project full title: Better e-Learning for All
Project acronym: Better-e
Project number: 2015-1-TR01-KA204-021954
Duration: 24 months
Start date: 1 December 2015 – End date: 30 November 2017
Funding: ERASMUS+ EU official link
Funding Agency: The Centre for European Union Education and Youth Programmes (CEUEYP) (Ankara, Turkey)
Coordinator: Çukurova University (Adana, Turkey)
Grant URL: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/
Up2Europe: https://www.up2europe.eu/european/projects/better-e-learning-for-all_83155.html
Official website: http://www.better-e.eu/

2013 – 2015
Project full title: Sistema de Ensino Autoadaptativo
Project Acronym: SEA
Project number: 2013/33997
Duration: 36 months
Start: June 2013 – End: April 2016
Funding: Incentive system for technology research and development in companies (QREN – SI I&DT)

2013 – 2015
Project full title: E-Portfolio System as a Source for Employment of Prospective VET Graduates
Project Acronym: e-Portfolio
Project Reference: 2013-1-TR1-LEO05-47530
Duration: 24 months
Start date: November 2013 – End date: November 2015
Funding: Lifelong Learning Programme LEONARDO DA VINCI Transfer of innovation
Coordinator: Çukurova University (Adana, Turkey)
Official website: http://www.e-portfolioproject.eu
Grant URL: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/

2012 – 2015
Project full title: Juxtapositioned reflective performance enabling science and technology learning
Project Acronym: JuxtaLearn
Project number: 2012/317964
Duration: 36 months
Start date: 2012-10-01 – End date: 2015-09-30
Funding: EU framework 7
Funding: European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (Brussels, Belgium)
Coordinator: The Open University (Milton Keynes, United Kingdom)
Official website: http://www.juxtalearn.eu/

2012-2014
Project full title: Building (e-)Learning Bridges
Project Acronym: e-Brigdes
Project Reference: 2012-1-PT1-GRU06-12160 1
Duration: 24 months
Start: September 2012 – End: September 2014
Funding: National Agency for Lifelong Learning Programme GRUNDVIG
Official website: http://ebridges.eu
Grant URL: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/

2011-2013
Project full title: E-learning em Estabelecimentos Prisionais
Project Acronym: ( e-Pris )
Duration: 30 months
Start date: February 2011 – End date: July 2013
Funding: Instituto Piaget
Official website: http://investigacao.ipiaget.org/edutec/detalhe.asp?ID=98

2010-2013
Project full title: Avaliação de um projecto de Educação online numa instituição de ensino superior e impacto na formação de professores
Project Acronym: IPDES
Duration: 36 months
Start date: March 2010 – End date: February 2013
Funding: Instituto Piaget
Official website: http://investigacao.ipiaget.org/edutec/detalhe.asp?ID=98