Enjoy generation Z
ERASMUS+ project “ENJOY GENERATION Z" activity week at RISEBA 25.03.2019-29.03.2019
Last week of March, 2019 ERASMUS+ project “ENJOY GENERATION Z – stimulating achievements and using modern IT technologies to increase effectiveness at work with Generation Z” (Number of grant agreement: 2018-1-PLN01-KA204-050761) activity week took place at RISEBA University of Applied Sciences.
The project involves partners from WSB University in Torun, Poland and POLYTECHNIC OF PORTO, School of Management and Technology from Portugal. The week at RISEBA was devoted for the analysis of data about Generation Z and creation of profile of GenZ learner. The Lego Serous Paly method was used among others to discuss the experiences of faculty form Poland, Portugal and Latvia about teaching GenZ learners.
ERASMUS+ project “ENJOY GENERATION Z" activity week at Porto Polytechnic University, School of Management and Technology (Felgueiras and Porto, Portugal)
Within the framework of the ERASMUS + funded project “Enjoy Generation Z!” a project team held the activity week at Porto Polytechnic University from 27.05.2019. until 31.05.2019.
Project partners: Torun Bank of Torun, Poland, RISEBA School of Business Art and Technology (Latvia) and Polytechnic of Porto (School of Management and Technology), Portugal.
RISEBA project group was represented by the project manager Prof. Iveta Ludviga, project coordinator Anna Strazda, and project experts Agita Kalvina and Irena Komarova.
The project working group consisting of 12 participants from partner countries, attended training sessions and experience exchange events on the use of new technologies in the Generation Z learning process.
The meeting program included practical lessons and discussions on the use of gamification theory in practice, with the aim of increasing student motivation and involvement in the study process, developing new interactive teaching methods (Prof. Rui Silva).
Experience exchange activities included study tours to the innovative Porto Global Hub - Porto Polytechnic University's Design Factory, where students under the supervision of mentors develop product prototypes at the order of entrepreneurs. The discussion was led by the director of Porto Global Hub Paulo Ferraz.
Participants of the project were able to observe the production processes, understand the pricing policy of the products by participating in a training trip to the footwear manufacturing company in Felgueiras.
Project participants also explored future collaboration opportunities in science, creating joint articles and programs between partner universities, discussing new ideas for joint projects.
Finally, the project participants learned about the results of student projects and discussed the introduction of new ideas into practice in motivation and engagement of Generation Z, assessed practical examples of student engagement and support to promote start-up and business development.