MakEY held a pop-up makerspace providing children with the opportunity to tinker, hack and make using a 3D printer, electronic equipment and resources such as conductive paint and coding equipment.
Welcome to the first issue of the MakEY newsletter, which outlines the main activities of the project to date. We would love to hear your thoughts on our e-newsletter, so please send us your views, comments or suggestions by email: firstname.lastname@example.org… Read More
MakEY Presentations at the Literacy and Citizenship in the Digital Age seminar at University of Copenhagen
Prof. Jackie Marsh, The University of Sheffield, and Prof. Kjetil Sandvik, University of Copenhagen were invited to give presentations at the Literacy and Citizenship in the Digital Age seminar. Topics of their presentations were creative approaches to understanding and using technologies and the value… Read More
The project team has produced a literature review relating to makerspaces in the early years. Available here
In the first nine months of the project a number of secondments have already occurred. The aim of these exchanges is to share knowledge, develop long-term collaborations, and strengthen interactions between organisations in the academic and non-academic sectors, where each… Read More
The University of Sheffield played host to the 2nd MakeY workshop on 4-5th July 2017. Professor Cathy Burnett and Professor Guy Merchant from Sheffield Hallam University delivered a presentation on their research and experience of working with teachers. Representatives of the… Read More