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A new MOOC on POK: “The strange paradox of the world energy question”

A more equitable, green and fair asset in the energy use is still a challenge for the whole humankind. This “energy transition” is not an end in itself but rather a means to achieve human prosperity: people are at the heart of this transition. Let’s explore this crucial topic in the new MOOC on Polimi…

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Polisocial Award: </br>presentation of results of the previous PoliSocial Award editions (2012-13 and 2013-14)

PoliSocial Programme of Politecnico di Milano http://www.polisocial.polimi.it is proud to announce the presentation of the 16 award-winning projects on May 5th, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, great hall of Politecnico di Milano. The PoliSocial Award competition is funded with 5X1000 IRPEF destined to Politecnico di Milano. PoliSocial Award fosters scientific research with high social impact,…

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Enrol in MOOC Step by Step and create your own one on ECO platform

On ECO, the project that aims at creating a pan-European MOOC Hub, a completely new edition of “sMOOC Step by Step” will be launched on March the 7th. It will offer new activities in order to learn how to design and develop your own social MOOC, based on interaction, discussion, collaboration among participants. This course…

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POK: more than 1.400 participants to “To Flip Or Not To Flip” MOOC

In few days more than 1.400 people subscribed to the new MOOC of Politecnico di Milano “To Flip Or Not To Flip – Discover the flipped classroom methodology”, the first of the series “For Teachers” devoted to the exchange between professors from different backgrounds about new interesting didactic methodologies discussed at world level. The MOOC…

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SET4Food: online the French and Spanish editions of the course

At the beginning of the current year, the French and Spanish editions of the course “Appropriate energy technologies for food utilization in camps and informal settlements: overview, selection criteria and pilot case studies” are also available on line. Therefore more humanitarian actors will have the opportunity to access to the on line contents aimed at…

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Two new MOOCs now available on Polimi Open Knowledge

Two brand-new online courses now available on Polimi Open Knowledge: 1 – “BetOnMath for Citizens” (in Italian): uncover gambling pitfalls by understanding the math concepts behind them…all explained simply and intuitively (teachers: Chiara Andrà, Domenico Brunetto, Nicola Parolini, Marco Verani) 2 – “Introduction to history of contemporary architecture” (in Italian): a journey to discover the…

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Final release of the “Best Practices Market Exploitation Report” includes a more detailed and operational explanation of the possible market approaches, in order to let “Best Sustainable Development Practices” developers to identify whereas a model can be applied to exploit their initiative or can be designed and implemented in the future within their local contexts….

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SET4Food: English edition of the course: coming soon

The 29th September the English special edition of the on line course “Appropriate energy technologies for food utilisation in camps and informal settlements: overview, selection criteria and pilot case studies” will start with a dedicated kick off webinar. The course, targeted to humanitarian actors, is open to everybody and completely free and it is realized…

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A piece about Best Pratices on the italian newspaper “Corriere della Sera”

“Sustainability: to translate words into deeds”. This is the title chosen by “Corriere della Sera” to introduce the Best Sustainable Development Pratices on food security collected with the support of Feeding Knowledge Program.

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Best Practices Award Ceremony

July 6th, 2015: Auditorium of Palazzo Italia in Expo Milano 2015 18 Best Sustainable Development Practices on food security winners will be awarded at the presence of the International Selection Committee, Government Institutions and high Representatives of the Scientific World. The Feeding Knowledge Program, promoted by Expo Milano 2015 and implemented by CIHEAM –Mediterranean Agronomic…

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