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Article 21: VIBES Erasmus+ Project pre kick off meeting

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Article 21: VIBES Erasmus+ Project pre kick off meeting

The pre kick off meeting for our VIBES Erasmus+ Sport project (Virtual reality sports Interaction Between European Schools) (GA number: 101133143) was held virtually on the 22nd of December 2023, with the participation of all consortium partners.

The meeting commenced with a comprehensive overview of the VIBES project, setting the stage for our journey ahead. Partners discussed the initial actions required and engaged in planning the upcoming kick-off meeting in Brussels.

Highlight of the Day: We wrapped up with an exhilarating surprise from our coordinator! We are thrilled to announce a significant collaboration with Resolution Games. Their Chief Creative Officer has extended support to VIBES, marking a key step forward for our project. This was celebrated with an exclusive video interview conducted in the VR environment of the Racket Club game!

About VIBES:
VIBES is an innovative Erasmus+ Sport project that intents to train Physical Education (PE) teachers in the use and exploitation of Virtual reality (VR) technologies in PE classes and in the design of learning experiences using VR, so as to open up the potential of VR in schools for the promotion of physical activity and sports, increase the interest and motivation of pupils to engage with physical activity and sports inside and in out-of-school settings, thus reducing sedentary behaviours, while at the same time, contribute to PE teachers’, pupils’ and relevant stakeholders’ digital readiness and competency’.

Consortium partners:
· Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) – Belgium (coordinator) 
· University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (UCLan Cyprus) – Cyprus 
· Polytechnic of Leiria (IPLeiria) – Portugal 
· INQUIRIUM LTD – Cyprus 
· University Sports Center of Palermo (CUS Palermo) – Italy 

Associate partner:
·  ISCA – International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) – European Association