Innovative digital solutions to assess 21st century skills in makerspaces


ASSEMAKE21 in a nutshell

As the maker movement is increasingly adopted into K-12 schools and nonformal makerspaces, students have more opportunities to generate unique, personalized projects and artifacts, such as computer programs, robots, DIY electronics, and develop new competencies and skills necessary in the workplace of the 21st century. However, assessment of these skills is not easy, particularly within these open-ended environments where students create unique solution paths to problems, interact with peers, and act in both the physical and digital worlds.

The goal of the ASSESSMAKE 21 project is to provide, pilot, and validate novel assessment methods and tools for the assessment of 21st century skills. Pilot studies will take place in maker space settings in Ireland, Sweden, Greece, and Cyprus. The findings and the results from the pilots will be reported in an evaluation report.


* learners in makerspaces aged 12 -18 years

* secondary school teachers engaged with makerspaces

* nonformal educators and facilitators working in makerspaces


Pilot studies will take place in 5 schools and 4 non-formal
maker spaces in Ireland, Sweden, Greece, and Cyprus. 


A digital solution to assess 21st century skills for teachers and students and related Open Educational Resources (OERs)


1 teacher training activity, 4 multiplier events and several dissemination activities targeting the school community.

Intellectual Outputs

Four (4) intellectual outputs are foreseen.


Assessment and Tool Design


The ASSESSMAKE21 digital solution


Teacher training materials in the form of a handbook


Pilots and evaluation

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Pilots in makerspaces

Happy to inform you that the pilots in makerspaces (formal and non-formal) have started. Teachers and students from Ireland, Greece, Cyprus and Sweden are engaged in creative maker activities using[…]

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ASSESSMAKE21 at Roboscientists conference

On October 11, 2021 Edumotiva team presented the ASSESSMAKE21 project at the Roboscientists virtual conference. The conference which was organised by the Technical University of Warsaw involved plenary sessions and[…]

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Video recordings now available

We are happy to inform you that the video records of our ASSESSMAKE21 training activity on our Youtube Channel!

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Meet our team

Learnovate Centre at Trinity College Dublin (coordinator)


Cyprus Interaction Lab


European Lab for Educational Technology


Karlstad University


Dublin City University


Dublin Maker Space


Pierce- The American College of Greece (Associated partner)


Contact us

If you have any questions about the project, please get in touch with us. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.