Title Inspiring Professional Lifelong Excellence in ICT Teacher Development (INSPIRE-ICT)
Project Number LLP-LdV-ToI-08-CY-167807
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text Dedicated IT tools which will bring together the student, the teacher and the parent in an innovative, self-motivating and inspiring interactive way of learning.
Summary The project addresses the issue of teachers and educators not being quick enough in their adoption of modern IT tools and opportunities in their method of teaching. It proposes to introduce a set of tools which will encourage teachers, students and parents to use IT in a more interactive and inventive way so as to change the traditional method and transform it to where the child in inspired to search and learn alone/in work group, interact with the teacher and involve the parent. This interaction is destined to inspire the children into more inquisitive, self motivated and creative modes of hands-on learning. The project intends to introduce these methodologies by training Master Trainers who will train teachers in the 4 country ares participating as partners who will in turn utilize fully the products.
INSPIRE-ICT project objectives are to: -inspire teacher's digital skills and lifelong competence development, -promote usage of comprehensive approaches in context-based learning and inquiry-based techniques that infuse technology into the curriculum and across all disciplines,-train all teachers in how to facilitate new forms of learning that extend beyond teaching basic ICT skills and cultivate the thinking processes thus powerfully leading their students to the "Learning to Learn" paradigm.
INSPIRE-ICT project is based on FUNecolde, a proven educational curriculum that dynamically integrates ICT skill building and character & social skills development in education.
Sectors Information and Communication
-Greek/Romania version of FUNecole Step by Step We R Learning Portofolio