Polo Europeo della Conoscenza (European Pole Of Knowledge) or ”Europole” is a public body, no profit – network of educational Institutions (about 4000 Organizations) among them researchers, Universities, adult education organizations, Regional Administrations, VET schools, NGOs, cooperatives, and schools of every order and degree at national level working for the European social and educational integration.
Its main fields of activities are to promote the European dimension and integration through European and extra – European workshops, seminars, conferences, partnerships and projects. The Europole network is coordinating “umbrella activities” involving everytime the greatest possible number of institutions of the consortium.
The network include and collaborate with other 3 National Networks of Educational Institutions: The School of Robotics of Genoa, the CNIS for Teachers specialized for the disabled and the network of Schools without backpack. It also coordinates 2 European networks (funded by the European Commission) TTTNET for the innovative techniques of teaching mathematics, science and IT, Nobody Less Network Community psv.europole.org a network of European partners that use games and educational robotics to promote the values such as: empathy, solidarity, sharing, respect for the environment, etc
Europole is partner in two other European networks funded by the European Commission: Primedia – for the promotion and development of the use of prison media – www.primedia.org – and Netq6 for computer education for disadvantaged children aged 0 to 6 – www.netq6.eu The network coordinates a creative team of Robotics against Bullying www.roboticavsbullismo.net with hundreds of teachers throughout Italy for the prevention of the phenomenon in schools. Europole is partner in the Horizon 2020 projects Protein https://protein-h2020.eu/