The last decade of European history has been characterised by serious societal challenges and conflicts which occur as emergent by-products of economic recession, social structure instabilities, and most recently, the refugee crisis. An increasing number of citizens in Europe are still nowadays culturally, socially, and educationally excluded. The vision of a healthy and stable socioeconomic structure which brings together people from diverse ethnical backgrounds, societal values, religions and cultures under a European umbrella of societal justice, inclusion and rapid integration is threatened by the current situation.

The 3-year eCrisis project aims to enable inclusive education through playful and game-based learning and, thereby, foster the development of social, civic and intercultural competences such as conflict resolution, creative thinking, and reflective debate in primary and secondary education students.

The eCrisis Project has been endorsed by the Vice-President of the European Parliament MEP Lunacek:

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Europe in Crisis (eCrisis) Project at Science in the City, Valletta Malta

The Institute of Digital Games together with the Faculty of ICT (University of Malta) presented the eCrisis project at Science in the City in Valletta, Malta’s science and arts festival. At the eCrisis stand visitors had the opportunity to try out Iconoscope, one of the two games that form a central part of the eCrisis project. In Iconoscope visitors drew abstract concepts with simple shapes that encouraged abstract thinking and reflection on communicating complex ideas. After they had drawn their concept it was uploaded to the online database, where other people could guess which concept they had drawn. An...

Europe in Crisis (eCrisis) Project Meeting and Multiplier Event in Athens, Greece

The third eCrisis consortium meeting was held in the premises of the Ellinogermaniki Agogi School in Athens, Greece on Thursday 6th and July 7th 2017. Thanks to all participating partners, the meeting was very collaborative and productive. The status of the project was discussed with special attention on the eCrisis Educational Toolbox, the eCrisis Teacher Guidebook and the eCrisis Teacher Training Courses. In addition, decisions on the future steps regarding the project events in Malta in March 2018 were taken.On the 7th July 2017 we co-organised with the STEAM Summer School ( a multiplier event, the “eCrisis Toolbox...