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September 3-6, 2018

Ingo Eilks and other members of the ARTIST team presented action research and the ARTIST project at the European Conference on Research in Chemistry Education in Warsaw/Poland.

August 01, 2018

ARISE journal website open at


The website of the ARISE journal is online and the editorial system is open to receive submissions.

ARISE - Action Research and Innovation in Science Education is a peer-reviewed international journal. ARISE publishes academic and practitioner research in the field of science education. Papers shall be about action research and related approaches like practitioner research, design research and innovation studies. Papers may comprise theoretical discussions, research studies, or reports on evidence based curriculum innovation. Contributions may focus all the science teaching domains, from early childhood science through the secondary and university level to informal science and environmental education. Manuscripts on science teacher education in connection to action research, classroom-based research and innovation or research-based learning in teacher education are welcome as well as papers on the methodology of action research for classroom innovation in science education. The journal language is English. ARISE will publish three types of papers: - Review and perspectives papers that provide general overviews on any theoretical topic relevant to action research and related approaches with relevance to science education (max. 10.000 words including references) - Research papers that report action research and related studies form the field of science education (max. 5.000 words including references) - Short communications raising relevant questions or reporting preliminary works from the field of action research and related approaches in science education (max. 2.000 words including references) ARISE is an open access electronic journal and does not charge an article publication fee of any sort (i.e. there are neither manuscript processing charges for authors, nor subscription fees for readers). The launch of the ARISE journal is part of the ERASMUS+ CBHE project Action Research to Innovate Science Teaching (ARTIST) and is co-funded by the ERASMUS+ Programme of the European Union. Founding editors of the journal are Prof. Ingo Eilks and Prof. Marika Kapanadze. An international editorial board is established from among members of the ARTIST Project Consortium and invited scholars in the field of science education with experience in research methods and action research. Accepted papers will be immediately published after acceptance. The first volume of ARISE will be launched in 2018.

June 25-28, 2018

Second international ARTIST workshop held in Georgia


Just a few weeks after Manila, the ARTIST project held its second international workshop. ARTIST members from the program countries Germany, Austria, Ireland, and Turkey went to Tbilisi, Georgia. The workshop was held by some 30 science teacher educators, a conference day - open also to teachers - motivated about 60 teacher educators and teachers from ARTIST and all regions of Georgia to present and discuss their action research works and potential future projects. The feedback was very positive and the ARTIST team and its guests enjoyed the proverbial hospitality of Georgia.

May 15-18, 2018

First international ARTIST workshop held in the Philippines


The ARTIST project held its first international workshop. Under participation of ARTIST members from Germany, Austria, Georgia, Ireland, Turkey and the Philippines the workshop was held at Del La Salle University in Manila, The Philippines. About 40 persons attended a three days intense action research workshop that was followed by a conference day with more than 160 teachers and teacher educators from all over the Philippines. The feedback was great and the local organizers provided the ARTIST team and all our guests a great experience.

Oktober 14, 2017

Workshop with Franz Rauch on Action Research at Ilia State University with Georgian project team and participant teachers from Tbilisi and Batumi.

September 24, 2017

Ricardo Trumper, Ahmad Basheer and the ARTIST teams from the Israeli partners (AACE & OACE) reported the progress and the implementation of the ARTIST project to the monitoring committee from the ERASMUS+ office in Israel at a meeting at the Oranim Academic College of Education.

September 14-15, 2017

The ARTIST consortium meets in Vienna, Austria, for the 2nd consortium meeting. Participants discuss the course of the project and plan, among others, the workshops in the Philippines, Georgia and Israel during the year 2018.

September 07, 2017

On the 1st  meeting of the Action Research course at the Academic Arab College (Haifa) for Education the ARTIST project and principles of action research were introduced to teachers from our school partners.

August 21-25, 2017

The ARTIST project was presented at the ESERA conference in Dublin, Ireland. Most partners had representatives at the ESERA conference and made use of it for informal meetings on ARTIST.

May 12, 2017

Marika Kapanadze and Ingo Eilks present the ARTIST project at the fellow meeting of the Kolleg Didaktik:digital in Hamburg.

March 2017

The ARTIST project was introduced to the teacher-participants of the ARAL Conference at DLSU Manila, Philippines

February 21-23, 2017

Ingo Eilks gives workshops on Action Research and the implementation of the ARTIST project at the Academic Arab College for Education in Haifa, Israel, and meets the team of the Oranim College for Education in Oranim, Israel.

February, 2017

The ARTIST website is open at The website will constantly being updated and filled with further information during the course of the project.

January 19-10, 2017

Marika Kapanadze and Ingo Eilks participate in the central ERASMUS+CBHE grant holders workshop in Brussels, Belgium.

January 19-19, 2017

All ARTIST partners meet at the University of Bremen, Germany, for the kick-off of our project.

December 2016 – January 2017

Grant and partnership agreements on ARTIST are signed by all partners.

October 15, 2016

ARTIST – Action Research to Innovate Science Teaching & Career Orientation officially starts.