Launch of the Erasmus+ project “MOOC-based micro-credentials for teacher professional development”

A new international project “MOOC-based micro-credentials for teacher professional development” (CRED4TEACH) of the Erasmus+ program has been launched at the department. The CRED4TEACH project aims to develop innovative curricula for teachers and create opportunities for obtaining micro-qualifications based on massive open online courses (MOOCs).

On October 16-17, 2023, the first meeting of the CRED4TEACH project team took place in Cologne (Germany) in a mixed format. The project coordinators – representatives of the University of Applied Sciences of Small and Medium Business Olga Zubikova and Sasha Lord – familiarized the participants with the stages of work and the structure of the project.

The meeting was attended by Vice-Rector for Research Oleksandr Kupriyanov, Head of the Department of Information Computer Technologies and Mathematics Olesia Nechuyviter, Professor of the Department Tetiana Bondarenko and Associate Professor Halyna Sazhko.

The international partners of the Academy in the project are the University of Applied Sciences of Small and Medium Business (Bielefeld, Germany), the Open University (Lisbon, Portugal), the University of Tallinn (Tallinn, Estonia), the Anatolian University (Eskisehir, Turkey), the University of Vlora (Vlora, Albania). Lugja Gjurakuci University (Shkodër, Albania), Mediterranean University and State University of Montenegro (Podgorica, Montenegro), as well as the Agency for Quality Assurance of Pre-University Education (Tirana, Albania), Agency for Quality Control and Assurance of Higher Education (Podgorica, Montenegro).

Olesia Nechuyviter and Halyna Sazhko had the opportunity to discuss the issues of MOOC design and micro-accreditation based on MOOCs with project partners: representatives of Cherkasy State Technological University, Bohdan Khmelnytsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University, Drohobych Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University, and the National Qualifications Agency.

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