As EdLab has become integrated into the Faculty’s programme and is now led by a variety of staff and external partners, most of our updates have moved to other project blogs. Here is a list of the active projects […]
Story of Estevan from Bolivia
Story of Hanan from Agbogbloshie
Video on Hanan
Belen from Barcelona’s story
Tips about being in coding and m […]
As part of a project that came out of an entry in the Calderdale Bootstrap Project, Scavengers of Calderdale is a joint project of Noisy Toys and EdLab MMU.
This opening pilot workshop at the Hackerspace in […]
It was the last of our regular sessions with our Y4/5 Roll Crescent group of young people recently. So what better to do that play video games.
The learning element here was to use a combination of Arduino, […]
mick wrote a new post, EdLab Highlights of Community Learning Festival 2017, on the site EdLab MMU 3 years, 9 months ago
EdLab was happy to be able to contribute some key workshops aimed at children and families for the 2017 Summer Community Learning Festival in the Birley Building.
The festival is an idea way for us to develop […]
The Funologists series of activities that EdLab runs has some fun and accessible ideas at its core. This blog post aims to scratch the surface of the theory behind having fun with technology.
Video of Funologists […]
The key message for this workshop was Keep it Simple. We wanted to avoid over complicated processes when creating a website for a new project. To do the workshop was divided into three parts.
Chat about us […]
mick wrote a new post, Digital Storytelling Workshop at Hulme Community Garden Centre, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 5 months ago
Hulme Community Garden Centre are legends full stop. But for us at EdLab they provide a rich resource for our students to experience high level community learning right on our doorstep.
This session as designed […]
mick wrote a new post, Children’s Reading On Screen: RSA Catalyst Grant for Manchester Metropolitan University, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 6 months ago
This article is reposted from The RSA website to increase reach. Written by: Natalia Kucirkova FRSA
Sharing books with young children is known to be one of the most enriching and educationally beneficial […]
mick wrote a new post, EdLab Challenge: Support an Artistic Workshop involving Robot Making, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 7 months ago
Student mentors required for an exciting two-day workshop with Manchester School of Art.
Workshop Description: For this workshop, participants will be challenged to write and perform short sci-fi dramas […]
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EdLab MMU invite you to get involved in StarLab. Your challenge is to use StarLab as a stimulus for learning experiences to be delivered to children between 0-5 in a local Reggio Emilia nursery.
This will […]
mick wrote a new post, EdLab Challenge: Support a digital story trail for a Homeless charity, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 7 months ago
EdLab MMU and Community Arts North West are working with Petrus Homeless project to support the Hidden Rochdale project, a highly interactive digital trail that will tell the hidden stories of Petrus homeless […]
Join Northern Chamber Orchestra’s percussionist Andrea Vogler for a participatory session composing and performing music using an exciting array of junk percussion instruments.
This workshop is […]
mick wrote a new post, Community Event – 26-7-2016 – Robot Orchestra Making with Noisy Toys, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 10 months ago
Help build the Mechanised String Section for Manchester’s Robot Orchestra. This will involve several different skills:
DIY/woodwork skills to attach the mini machines and string instruments onto a large f […]
mick wrote a new post, Community Event – 28-7-16 – Pond Dipping with Manchester Met’s Environment Team, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 10 months ago
Manchester Met’s Environment Team and student ambassadors deliver Pond Dipping!
Experience the natural environment right in the centre of Hulme by pond dipping in the wetland area. Drop by and learn about the c […]
mick wrote a new post, Community Event – 28-7-16 – Tony Curry writing and rap workshops, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 10 months ago
In this workshop for Children and Young people Tony Curry helps guide us to do some writing and rapping on the theme of environment and sustainability.
This workshop is part of the Community […]
mick wrote a new post, EdLab Spark: Support an activity at The Place Fallowfield, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 10 months ago
The Place in Fallowfield is a multi use learning centre incorporating Fallowfield library. There are courses offered by the WEA and it is supported by local housing provider One Manchester. It is an inspiring […]
mick wrote a new post, All Welcome at the Community Learning Festival 25 – 27 July 2017, on the site EdLab MMU 4 years, 10 months ago
The Community Learning Festival is an exciting and free event happening at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Brooks building on Tuesday, 25 July – Thursday, 27 July 2017, 12 – 6pm.
The festival is a celeb […]
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