Innovation Station: art, video games, and history in education


89% of players of history-themed video games to varying degrees agree that video games can change one’s viewpoint on a historical event. Yet even though academics and gamers alike have been aware of the transformative potential of video games since the 1970s, education systems by and large have only now started recognizing it. Mostly due […]

Learn how to learn this summer!

Innovation Station Audio Cover

We are thrilled to announce the release of our audiocourse on self-directed learning, now available on popular streaming platforms! Learn on the go With our course conveniently accessible on Spotify and Google Podcasts, you can easily listen and learn while engaging in various activities such as walking, running, traveling, or even completing your daily chores. […]

The Innovation Station teacher’s guidelines


Research within the Innovation Station project has proven that online and blended learning can remain a struggle for educators even nowadays. It can be challenging to navigate not only the use of blended and online learning but equally find ways to do it well. Through their nature, blended and online learning require a different approach […]

Innovation Station Staff Training

Innovation Station aims to create a support system for teachers and students to adapt to the digital challenges they are facing through online education and learning. In the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic, it has become clear that education systems need to change and adapt to the challenges of digital learning, as well as […]

OBESSU and Euroclio at the History Forum of the Council of Europe

On the 7th and 8th of March, the Council of Europe organized its second History Forum. The forum for History Education provides a space in which public authorities such as ministries of Education, Higher Education and Culture and stakeholders such as teachers, students, curriculum developers and academics, etc. can discuss and share their views and […]

Why we love tests so much?

In one project, aiming to support students at choosing their career, we have created a test, supporting to narrow down the possibilities. Little did we know how popular this test would become. In a month, without any extensive promotion, 1000 students filled in our test and thanks to this, got to know also about our […]

Research Steps of Innovation Station Project

DAISSy Research Group of the Hellenic Open University (HOU), the partner representing Greece in the consortium of Innovation Station project, completed the first step of the research on “A new approach towards online and blended education” based on data from different European countries. The research focuses on the value of online learning and how it […]

Innovation Station Exchange Seminar in Brussels

From 4 to 9 November, 24 students, teachers, and education practitioners from all over Europe gathered to exchange their experiences of online and blended learning in Brussels. Sam Haag, International Officer Aktion Kritischer Schüler_innen (AKS), Austria: “I came here because I felt the theme of the seminar was very interesting. I had a lot of […]

What is Innovation Station project?


The educational system is not open to changes due to the lack of time and space for teachers to experiment new styles and methods, and to the lack of appropriate response towards the new trends and technologies. Students are taught to learn passively, without managing their own learning process and engaging in it.  With the […]

In one giant classroom, four teachers manage 135 kids – and love it

Schools in Mesa, Arizona, piloted a team teaching model to combat declining enrollment and teacher shortages; now the approach is spreading. A teacher in training darted among students, tallying how many needed his help with a history unit on Islam. A veteran math teacher hovered near a cluster of desks, coaching some 50 freshmen on […]