Registration of the teaching staff to participate in the project "The teacher - creator of educational software" kicks off | SIVECO Romania

Registration of the teaching staff to participate in the project "The teacher - creator of educational software" kicks off

Monday, July 5, 2010

Invest in people!
EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND
Sectorial Operational Program Human Resources Development 2007 - 2013
Priority Axis no 1 "Education and professional training in support of economic growth and the development of the knowledge based society"
Major field of intervention no. 1.3 "Human resources development in education and professional training"
Project Title: THE TEACHER - CREATOR OF EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE
Contract identification number: POSDRU/57/1.3/S/34533

Registration can be done by 01.08.2010 on the portal http://profesorulcreator.siveco.ro

Bucharest, 5th July 2010 - The educational project "The teacher - creator of educational software", having as beneficiary the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports and SIVECO Romania SA as partner, is close to the start!

The project's objective consists in elaborating and implementing of a lifelong training for 1,500 teaching staff from pre-university education, in order to develop the competences regarding carrying out their own educational software applications and improving the ability to use teaching - learning interactive methods.

Registration of the teaching staff in view of the selection of those to benefit from the training program "DESIGNING EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE", developed within the project, will be performed on the project's portal: http://profesorulcreator.siveco.ro, until the date of 01.08.2010, while the selection results will be announced by 31.08.2010.

The persons wishing to register in this program have to fulfill the following conditions: to be teachers in a pre-university education unit, to possess good computers skills, (proved through diplomas, certificates or acknowledgements), to have innovative spirit and teaching experience. Participation of young graduates, of women and teaching staff working in rural areas will be encouraged in particular.

The graduates of the training program to be supported by 80 trainers will receive professional certificates bearing transferable credits and diplomas to provide them with the status of educational software creator.

Some 767,000 pupils from high school education, 285,000 pupils from technical and vocational education and 1,900,000 pupils form primary education will be the indirect beneficiaries of the project financed from the European Social Fund through the Sectorial Operational Program for Human Resources Development (POSDRU) 2007-2013, "Invest in people!"

By using educational software applications in the classroom, developed by teachers in collaboration with pupils who are passionate about informatics, the pupils' interest for study increases, computer skills are developed, while the understanding of phenomena is better facilitated.

The project carried out within the partnership between the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports and SIVECO Romania SA, contributes to reaching the objectives specific to Priority Axis no.1 of POS DRU 2007-2013, through improving access to education and quality and modern lifelong training.

Contact Person: George Petrişor
SIVECO Romania SA
Working Office in 73- 81, Bucureşti - Ploieşti Drive
Victoria Park, Building C4
District 1, postal code 013685, Bucharest
Tel: +40 21 302 33 00; Fax: +40 21 302 33 91
e-mail: george.petrisor@siveco.ro