04 Feb20204th February 2020
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ESAD University Portugal takes up MyMachine assignment as part of their curriculum

ESAD University Portugal takes up MyMachine assignment as part of their curriculum

MyMachine Portugal yet again covered in Portuguese media: this article describes the dream machines that are being build this school year. The article also covers the important news that in central Portugal, ESAD University has made the MyMachine assignment a part of their curriculum. Third year students apply for the assignment which covers different parts...

29 Jan20204th February 2020
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Discussing the Concepts at the university! MyMachine Portugal on a roll.

Discussing the Concepts at the university! MyMachine Portugal on a roll.

Work continues in this part of MyMachine Portugal! Primary School Students (the inventors of the Dream Machines) and the Students of the Technical Secondary schools (the builders) in Vila Nova de Famalicão visited today the Universidade Lusíada. They could discuss and reflect with the University Students (the designers of the Dream Machines) about the final...

20 Dec201920th December 2019
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MyMachine Portugal on national television today

MyMachine Portugal on national television today

Exciting day ahead in Portugal as MyMachine Portugal will be featured on RTP, Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (National Radio & Television of Portugal). The documentary has been shot a couple of days ago and is broadcasted in a program called Radar XS tonight at 19:00h (Portuguese Time): The kids-news-item on MyMachine starts at 6m00s:...

22 Nov201911th December 2019
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University Students in Portugal learning from the Technical Secondary Schools

University Students in Portugal learning from the Technical Secondary Schools

Students from the ESAD university visited the technical secondary schools (CENFIM and CEERDL) as part of their MyMachine Portugal (Óbidos) assignment. By exchanging ideas with the technology and production savvy teachers from the technical secondary schools, the university students can better conceptualise the ideas. Their concepts need to take into account the production facility in...

11 Oct201912th October 2019
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Book Launch in Portugal at FOLIO

Book Launch in Portugal at FOLIO

Today we had the pleasure of launching our book What Is Your Dream Machine? How Children Change Education Worldwide in Portugal. We were honoured with the invitation of FOLIO, the International Literature Festival who hosted the event. FOLIO invited Miguel Silvestre – CEO Technology Park Obidos (Portugal) to moderate the talk. Joining the panel was...

03 Jul20193rd July 2019
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The whole MyMachine process of 1 school year on Obidos TV (Portugal)

The whole MyMachine process of 1 school year on Obidos TV (Portugal)

Ever wanted to join MyMachine as a child yourself? Here’s your chance to feel what it’s like to participate in MyMachine. Obidos TV followed – during a whole school year – the elementary school children participating in MyMachine: you see how they were involved in the ideation in their own classroom, how they interacted with...

04 Jun20195th June 2019
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MyMachine Portugal in national media

MyMachine Portugal in national media

Organising three exhibitions in the country, from the north to the south, doesn’t go unnoticed! MyMachine Portugal is now featured in Publico. Publico – a national newspaper with headquarters in Lisboa (the country’s capitol) – was awarded the European Newspaper of the Year by the European Newspapers Congress in 2014. The article explains how the university professors...