One of the biggest challenges in contemporary education is to prepare young people for the reality of a more and more globalized, creative, dynamic, mobile and technological world, where innovation transforms the way information is presented, lived, and seized.
At Escola Eleva, we have created an ecosystem focused on the development of a culture of innovation and creativity, which goes way beyond offering students state of the art equipment.
In this environment composed of creative spaces, qualified and empathic professionals, work on real world issues is encouraged. The interface between technology and humanity is an essential question in our work.
We have modeled our technology program on inspirational educational practices successfully used around the world. The Makerspace and the MediaLab are lively and active learning sites where learning and experimenting take place.
Those creative spaces, usually seen as “hands-on” learning settings, are places filled with tools, equipment and various materials to prototype ideas.
The goal is for students to experiment more freely, encouraging their particular creativity and knowledge, while making them co-responsible for the projects in development and for the results. At Escola Eleva, the student becomes an agent of his/her own transformation.
Our students build their knowledge through experience and reflection, and gain control of their own learning. Moments of learning happen via curriculum, with regular classes, but also in an autonomous way, at times in which the student chooses to be in those spaces, elaborating ideas and projects.
Through Project-Based Learning (PBL), they develop the ability to work in teams, understand the meaning of resilience, learn how to identify opportunities and solve problems to contribute to society.
To prepare young people for the reality of a more and more globalized, creative, dynamic, mobile and technological world
We have created an ecosystem focused on the development of a culture of innovation and creativity
Makerspace and MediaLab: “hands on” active learning sites where learning and experimenting take place