EAPRIL 2022 Best Practice-Based Research Award Nominee: “Learning Task Sharing in Human-Robot Interaction – A Workplace-Based Approach”

written by Bernd Hader, Sebastian Schlund, Christina Schmidbauer & Setareh Zafari. Collaborative robots, short cobots, are small industrial robotic arms, that are intented to work together with humans in a shared workspace. Due to the trend of customization in production towards batch size one, there is a need for new approaches and solutions that enable rapid…

EAPRIL 2022 Best Practice-Based Research Award Nominee: “TunTuVa -program for enhancing early childhood educators’ skills in co-regulation of emotions”

article written by Kristiina Mänty, Outi Rinta-Homi, Hanna Järvenoja and Susanna Kinnunen “It has become clearer that the adult’s role in children’s emotion regulation is to be the person who walks beside and supports children through emotions. And that rehearsing emotion regulation can be supported best in normal everyday situations.” (TunTuVa -program participant). Years of research show that…

What happens next? Diversity and equality for those studying and working in education in a ‘post-pandemic’ context.

article written by Dr. Anthony Thorpe, senior lecturer in leadership and management at the University of Roehampton, London and coordinator of EAPRIL Cloud 8 ‘Diversity & Equality in Different Contexts’ Much was promised about how things would change for the better in a ‘post-pandemic’ world. Yet those promises appear unfulfilled as many European governments speak…