Project coordinator:

Faculty of Education, Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia

Catholic University in Ružomberok was founded in 2000 and consists of four faculties – Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts and Letters, Faculty of Health and Faculty of Theology. The Faculty of Education is the biggest one. The University has a modern library and campus. The university education at the Faculty of Education is based on the European Credit Transfer System, which guarantees compatibility with leading educational institutions and thus allows student mobility between universities throughout the European Union. The Faculty of Education, at the Catholic University, offers all three levels of studies – Bc., Mgr. and PhD.

Project partners:

Centar za inovacii i digitalna edukacija DIG-ED, Northern Macedonia

Center for innovations and digital education Dig-Ed is non-government organization with the vision to develop learning environments where students’ 21st century skills will be developed, and they will be prepared for living in this constantly changing world. The main focus of Dig-Ed activities is on empowering teachers’ competences and skills in order to create innovative learning environments that will stimulate students’ learning. Different activities for increasing digital competences among educators in order to provide means for innovative deployment of digital learning tools, are part of the organization’s activities.

Primary school Bystrická cesta, Slovakia

Elementary school Bystrická cesta 14 is located in Ružomberok in the city district of Roven. It was built in 1983, where on August 1, 1983 it was put into operation as a fully organized school. In the school year 2019/2020 the school is attended by 663 pupils in 36 classes. In the school club of children there are 10 departments with 277 pupils. The school is mainly attended by students from the Roven housing estate and the center of Ružomberok.

Biedriba Eurofortis, Latvia

Eurofortis is a dynamic centre based in Riga, Latvia which was transformed in 2011 into Biedrība Eurofortis – not-for-profit organisation working in training field, personal and professional competence development. Biedrība Eurofortis takes active part in European educational projects realized within the framework of Erasmus+ Programme and ensures availability of educational and up-to-date learning materials, tools and methods, as well as seminars and different training within projects mostly aimed at identification, development and improvement of various competences and knowledge.

Harmony academy s.r.o., Slovakia

HARMONY Academy is an innovative language school with its own Centre of Innovation Learn&Lead. It operates in the whole Slovakia and has got learning partnerships formed both within Slovakia and the European Union. The company was set up back in 2000. The basic underlying pedagogical philosophy of the company is the STUDENT-CENTRED APPROACH. Over the years HARMONY has developed its own course management system in the developmental strategy of Learn&Lead.

Opshtinsko osnovno uchilishte STRASHO PINDJUR Negotino, Northern Macedonia

Municipality primary school “StrashoPindjur” is a developed school in a small town Negotino, North Macedonia. There are 800 students studying in the school. “StrashoPindjur’(OOU) has students with different backgrounds and ethnics. Most of the students are Macedonians, but we also have Roma students, Albanians and Turks. That is why “StrashoPindjur’ is promoting approaches that promote the students in the center of the classroom. That way the school believes that they can reach every student to help them fulfill his fill capacity.

Mokolo romerio universitetas, Lithuania

Mykolas Romeris University is an international university located in Lithuania. Modern, creative and entrepreneurial academic community has raised MRU to the leading university in social sciences and interdisciplinary research in Lithuania. MRU cooperates closely with over 300 universities, public and private institutions, takes part in academic, professional and inter-sectorial networks. MRU has a full membership of the following international higher education organizations: International Association of Universities, European University Association, etc. Currently MRU enrolls approximately 9.000 students and employs over 700 academic staff. The university offers more than 100 doctoral, master and bachelor study programmes.

Osnovna sola Dobje, Slovenia

Primary School Dobje which includes a kindergarten, is a small public institution located in the middle of Kozjansko region near Celje in Slovenia. Modern equipped with professionally qualified employees makes an important learning and cultural centre within a local community. Besides a dedication to high quality learning materials development, all the employees make great effort to maintain good relationships and build on open and respectful communication among all – students, parents, themselves and external partners.

Vilniaus Prano Masioto pradine mokykla, Lithuania

Vilnius Pranas Masiotas Primary School is located in the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius. It is a primary school that provides a compulsory primary education according to the Education Laws of Lithuania. There are 382 pupils in our school who make up four classes in each year. The team of teachers consists of motivated, energetic, qualified professionals, who are looking for innovations and implementing them, capable of change. The teachers of the school share their experience, achievements and methodological recommendations with educational institutions in Vilnius and abroad (lectures, seminars, open activities, joint projects, etc.).