Meeting for the project “Cloud Computing for School Networking and Learning” in UK
Transnational meeting for the project “Cloud Computing for School Networking and Learning” in UK
AKETH, as partner in the Comenius Multilateral Project “Cloud Computing for School Networking and Learning” has participated in the 5th Consortium Meeting in Devon County, United Kingdom from 3rd until 6th of June 2015. Representative of AKETH was Konstantina Zachari.
The specific project seeks to explore the possibilities of open source cloud-based & web 2.0 approaches and materials in order to improve learning and networking among students and teachers from schools in rural and/or isolated areas of Europe.
Hosting organization was “Devon County Council”, a Local Authority responsible for the quality of education within the county of Devon.
Partners had the chance to discuss about the progress of the project activities, as well as management and administrative issues. One of the main topics of discussion was the piloting experiences at schools through the RSC Platform, which is an integral part of the project. Moreover, partners were pleased to visit two of the piloting schoolsand their teachers, who presented their schools but also their work.
Other sessions that were held concerned the improvement of the pedagogical approach and the technological solution, improvementof contents, learning and teaching strategies, identification of resources to be used and training materials, dissemination and exploitation of the project results and activities.