The project Online4EDU introduces online collaboration tools in education by providing a blended learning course for teachers. Five partner organizations from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany and Ireland are involved in creating and establishing a training that complies with the ECDL standards for online collaboration tools. The project is founded within the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission. LIKTA (ECDL Operator in Latvia) coordinates the 24 month lasting project from September 2014 till the end of August 2016. More information about the ongoing project can be found at: www.online4edu.eu
On the 20 of September ECDL Foundation and ICS Skills held a seminar to present results of the Online4EDU project to education stakeholders in Ireland
During the seminar project outputs such as developed curriculum, methodology and combination of teaching methods of digital skills related to collaboration online were presented The project development will shared their experience and informed participant about the benefits of such programs for the use of teachers' professional development which can be provided by state and local government institutions.
Project "Online4EDU" aims to promote teachers' digital skills, including the ability to use online collaboration and learning technologies, and to prepare teachers for the digital media use in everyday school life. Online collaboration tools can complement teaching and learning in all subjects and help teachers to find and create new and modern teaching materials.