With a transnational project meeting held in Eger and Szokolya, Hungary on the 25-26 August, 2023. the 3-years-long Poly-Universe in Teacher Training Education project has come to its last event.
On the first day of the meeting the members of the partner institutes gathered at the Faculty of Informatics of the Eszterházy Károly Catholic University. The main topic of the day was to summarize the results of the project. For that purpose, the partner institutes showed their contribution for the project in short presentations. After that our main project coordinator, Anikó Bordás (EKCU) presented the status of the project documentation and described the tasks of the closing procedure and the project report. The last event of the day was a gentle talk about future cooperation with some food and wine.
The second day of the meeting was in Szokolya, the “home” of the game and the Poly-Universe Ltd. The mayor of Szokolya welcomed the members of the project, and thanked us for spreading the name and good memories of the village worldwide. The participants then could get an in impression of the creations of János Saxon-Szász and Zsuzsa Dárdai at their atelier. The meeting ended at Szentendre, where Zoltán Kovács guided an exhibition of the geometric works of the Hungarian painter Jenő Barcsay.
The project, coordinated by the Eszterházy Károly Catholic University had run for three years, with seven partner institutes. The aim of the project was to investigate the possibilities of using the poly-Universe game in teacher training education and in various fields of common education. Among our outcomes we can mention a Methodological Study, written by an international team of experts, methodological university courses, tried out and tested in several partner institutes, and more than 100 good practices in our Task Repository inspired by the game.
The professional team of the project disseminated and popularized the Poly-Universe game and the results of the project on several local and international conferences and multiplier events.
The project was co-funded by the European Union’s Erasmus programme, the maximum co-financing was EUR 264 485.