KAYSERI MILLI EGITIM MUDURLUGU
Public authority (regional)
Osman Kavuncu Cd No:40 Kocasinan – KAYSERİ
Objectives of the project: To detect the problems in the use of digital materials and to determine solutions to those problems, to promote and to disseminate the use of ICT in education with a special attention to include those schools and students located in a socially-disadvantaged area of the region, to increase the number of teachers who are competent in use of ICT, To make digital materials accessible to all teachers in the city via web site and to promote the use of them in lessons Main results and conclusions: A survey is conducted in pilot schools to detect the problems in the use of ICT in classroom. Then, a survey is held online to detect the need to in-service training in ICT field. As a result of these two studies, the in-service training programme is updated and new in-service training courses called “How to Use ICT in Education”, “Web Based Digital Learning Materials Development”, and “Preparing Project By Using ICT”. 240 teachers have been trained in 2010-2011 term only via these new courses. Two mobilities have been realized to Latvia and 24 people from coordinator and partner organisations had the chance to examine the education system and to observe the good examples in education in partner country. 3500 digital learning materials have been put on the web site and the announcement about how to reach digital materials has been sent to all schools in city. A book called “Handbook on How to Use ICT in Class” has been prepared by the ICT experts of our Directorate and has been disseminated to 740 schools in our city and to the Directorates of 81 cities. Impact and use: A web site has been used to share all the outcomes of the project.6 monthly bulletins, all news about the project and the digital learning materials have been published on the web site. An opening and a closing meeting with EU Information Day have been realized.The mobility reports have been prepared and put on the web site of the city.