Presentation on theme: "The Information technology role/place in the ongoing reform process Overview Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Serbia Danijela Scepanovic."— Presentation transcript:
The Information technology role/place in the ongoing reform process Overview Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Serbia Danijela Scepanovic
Revised Education Policy Ministry of Education and Science Key priorities of the education reform Equity Quality and Competitiveness Efficiency
ICT in education – to some extent MoES projects IPA, WB funded projects Donor funded projects Initiatives and support from IT companies TEMPUS Projects of the Ministry of culture, media and information society Digital Agenda Directorate
IPA projects Modernization of the VET in Serbia, 2.3 mil total, 1.8 mil Euro for the equipment (ICT to some extent) Education For All: Increasing the Availability and Quality of Education for Children from Marginalized Groups – 2 mil Euro Support for QA within the National Primary and Secondary Education Examination System – 2 mil Euro (ICT used for databases)
IPA projects The Second Chance", Systemic Development of Elementary, Practice Based Adult Education in Serbia – 4 mil Euro Improvement of Preschool Education in Serbia – IMPRES – 2 mil Euro
World Bank, IBRD project Delivery of Improved Local Services (DILS) 32 mil Euro Inclusive Education System ICT is incorporated as teaching aid and as a support for children with special needs. EMIS development
eLearning Pogram 2005-2011 WUS Austria, NGO – Austrian Development Agency funded projects eLearning program and eLearning segment of the MSDP program
TEMPUS DL@WEB / Enhancing the quality of distance learning at Western Balkan higher education institutions. Improving the accreditation standards at the national level. Improving the DE quality mechanisms and procedures at the level of Higher Education WB countries.
Ministry of culture, media and information society Ministry of culture, media and information society – focus on infrastructure Digital Agenda Authority – funded in March 2011 Digital School Project
Digital Schools/Cabinets 2910 schools involved / 95% of primary and secondary schools 1589 cabinets provided 1321 notebooks and beam projectors July 2010 – June 2011 13 mil. Euro Microsoft
What could be helpful for the process of shaping vision? Evidence synthesis reports on the benefits in terms of e.g. student achievements, return on investments Strategy based on evidence, multidisciplinary approach, comprehensiveness and extensive discussions. Research on students needs. Transparency and openness about good practices but also about failures. Examples of successful pedagogy driven, technology enhanced innovations.