The full name of the project is “e-Škole: Uspostava sustava razvoja digitalno zrelih škola (pilot projekt)” (e-Schools: Establishing a System for Developing Digitally Mature Schools (pilot project). The shortened name of the project is the e-Schools pilot project.
The e-Schools pilot project is part of the wider e-Schools programme, so they must be different from each other. The e-Schools programme is being implemented through several computerization projects of the school system in the period from 2015 to 2022. The programme consists of a pilot project whose implementation started in 2015 and shall last until 2018 and the second phase of the project, whose implementation is planned in the period 2019-2022, which will be based on the results of the pilot project.
The overall goal of the e-Schools program is to strengthen the capacity of elementary and secondary education system with the aim of training students for the labour market, further education and lifelong learning.
The purpose of the e-Schools pilot project is to establish a system for the development of digitally mature schools through piloting and evaluation of the use of ICT in educational and business processes in 10% of schools in the Republic of Croatia.
For more information about the e-Schools project, visit https://www.e-skole.hr/en/
The lead for the pilot project e-Schools is the Croatian Academic and Research Network – CARNet. Croatian Academic and Research Network – CARNet is a public institution that operates under the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports in the field of information and communication technologies and its application in education from network and Internet infrastructure through e-services, to security and user support.
CARNet services are available to educational institutions (from K-12 to higher education, including research centers and institutes) and individual users alike.
CARNet provides various educational programs, tools and services from basic training, online and on-site courses to provision of complex platforms for digital educational resources. It provides nation-wide centralized hosting for learning management system (using Moodle as basis). Additionally it provides a number of platforms offering digital education resources including multimedia lessons for STEM subjects, full works of required school literature readings in e-book format, a platform for distribution and purchase of educational e-books etc. CARNet also has extensive experience in providing online courses, face-to-face training and webinars, and is currently actively developing and conducting MOOCs in the field of ICT use in education.
Learn more about CARNet at http://www.carnet.hr/en