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Teacher from Aarhus wins prestigious award

Sara Petrat-Melin from Mårslet Skole receives the Novo Nordisk Foundation's Nature and Technology Teacher Award 2021.

Sara Petrat-Melin (credit: novonordiskfonden.dk)

Sara Petrat-Melin wins the prize for her self-invented learning universe "Skraldeøen" (The Garbage Island). The fictional professor Frost sends emails to children to get them to help him building and programming robots that save animals on the island.

  • The course was developed in collaboration with Aarhus University (and CCTD Fellow Ole Caprani) and can be found here (external link in Danish).
  • You can read an interview with Sara here (external link in Danish).