Our MDC partners from Lithuania, in cooperation with the Educational Debate Centre, have organized a seminar about “Critical Thinking in Education and Job Market”, last 26th January 2017, at the Open Society Fund Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania. The MDC team presented the research carried-out within the focus groups interviews with Lithuanian’ labor market representatives for the development of our first intellectual output. You can see the presentation with preliminary results at https://goo.gl/rpXkLg (only available in Lithuanian).
Our UCLL and KUL partners from Belgium have organized a seminar about “The development of domain-specific Critical Thinking tests”, last 12nd January 2017, at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Critical Thinking is one of the research lines of the UC Leuven team, in close cooperation with the KU Leuven. A first aspect of their work is the development of instruments to measure critical thinking and critical thinking development. They developed and validated a Dutch version of the Halpern Critical Thinking Appraisal and also a domain-specific test on critical thinking in physics.