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Healthy Minds: a proof of concept on how to empower students to enter the RRI system


Xplore Health: Promoting health for and with students Developed by:

With the collaboration of:

Originally funded by :


Need for improving the relationship between the education community and the R&I system

Science and Innovation system

DEFICIT MODEL


Need for improving the relationship between the education community and the R&I system

Science and Innovation system

The educational community should collaborate with: society, researchers, policy makers and industry.

Empowered citizens to be able to participate in the R&I system!


How?


Aims:

Facilitate decision making based on scientific evidence

Educational programme for

health promotion Invite students to behave as responsible citizens Empower students to participate in R&I


How?

By promoting innovation in STEM education

Collaboration among different social actors

Participation

Focusing on

in Community Based Research projects and in R&I decision making

real life challenges linked to current research

Facilitating

knowledge & skills

IBSE, cooperative learning & formative evaluation

(i.e. scientific inquiry, critical thinking and engagement)

Reflection on ELSA + on scientific inquirĂ­ and research integrity*

*limitations, uncertainties, fraud, problem definition‌


8 Modules on different health topics Each module includes: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Multimedia tools Tools for reflection Protocols of experiments Lesson plans

Multilingual portal Catalan, Spanish, English, French, Polish

Aimed at secondary students (15-18)


Resources in each thematic module: Multimedia resources: play, watch and experiment!

Reflect on ethical, legal and social aspects: Decide and debate!

Hands on: Experiments linked to current research

Lesson plans: Real life challenges+ IBSE+ Collaboration with stakholders+ ELSA+Critical analysis+ Action


Clusters in different cities in Spain: 25.000

In museums and research centers :

+ participants / year through clusters

Each cluster offers: Madrid

Workshops of experiments

– – –

Training for teachers

Network of Pilot Schools Online platform


There is a need! Website Over 8.000 visits per month

93.000 visitors in 2015

Visits

+8600 Fans in Facebook

+ 2100 followers on Twitter


Extra aims for Xplore Health:

Facilitate students to develop R&I with different actors & aligned with their needs and expectations

Empower students to contribute to bring solutions to societal challenges


Promoting Community Based Participatory Research


What is the health issue that students consider more necessary to work on? What are the needs of students within this issue?

1,000 Students choose topic & co-develop the collective needs agenda


Healthy Minds Promoting mental health for young people with young people


RRI: Community Based Participatory Research (15 educational centres, 1.000 students)

Stakeholders • • • •

15 Educational centres Researchers (4 research groups) CSOs Policy makers (final communication)

Annual projects: Topic for 2015-16 Stress and depression: can we help to improve our emotional wellbeing? Intervention in schools for and with young people

500 Students co-design and develop the research & intervention


RRI: Community Based Participatory Research 1. Selection of the topic by students

6. Results presentation in a congress

Students choose topic & co-develop the research & 2. Collective intervention agenda of interests

5. Collective action: decalogue of suggestions to improve in educational centres

3. Contact with Reserachers and CSOs

4. Participatory Research


Methods for collaborative deliberation

SCIENCE AND INNOVATION SYSTEM


Science and Innovation system

Participation in the different phases of the R&I process


Participants

15 Secondary schools & 500 students

4 Universities and Research centres

The influence of the educational model on wellbeing

Environmental aspects influencing MH Management of emotions


NEXT: How to create communities of practice to increase participation of the different actors?


Developed by:

With the collaboration of:

Originally funded by :

Healthy Minds  

A proof of concept on how to empower students to enter the RRI system

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