Get to know our partners and co-organizers on journey of introducing ICT solutions to education in Western Balkans region. In parallel with our two-day conference, we also organised a fair where over 30 ICT companies and educational institutions presented the latest technological solutions in education that they developed or introduced to the market. The participants were able to visit their stands, try out interactive classroom solutions, find out how to use the internet for high quality teaching and see a micro:bit devices for coding. 

Fair exhibitors:

Marcella Turner-Cmuchal

A human rights perspective

10 FEBRUARY AT 12.15 | HALL 'SPACE'

This presentation highlighted both international and European policy on ICTs for Inclusive Education, supporting the access to education for all as a basic human right. In the end this presentation showed why it is no longer a question if we should make accessible ICTs and Inclusive Education available for all learners, but a question of how.

Marcella Turner-Cmuchal has studied Psychology at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany. Since 2002 she has been working with accessibility and usability of information for people with disabilities and/or special needs. Within the Agency she was project manager for the project i-access: Accessible Information for Lifelong Learning and the follow up project: ICT for Information Accessibility in Learning.

Marina Petrović

Teaching e-learning model “5 steps”

11. FEBRUARY AT 13.45 | HALL 'INSERT'

Presentation of the new teaching e-learning model “5 steps” and results of the survey of its practical implementation effects on the more efficient professional development of educational staff in part supporting development of their computer competences.

PhD in Computer Science Teaching Methods, MSc in eLearning, graduate professor of technical and computer science. 1999-2010 computer science teacher in Kruševac and Novi Sad. Since 2010, Computer Science Department, PEF Sombor. Co-authored 4 textbooks, 35 papers. Since 2004 author, implementer, organiser of teacher professional development seminars, webinars, conferences, competitions.

Milan Petrović

Ortography on a mobile phone- learning by playing

10. FEBRUARY AT 11.15 | HALL 'SPACE'

Vučilo is an educative application for learning and practicing Serbian ortography. It is free of charge and easy-to-use. This mobile game applies cutting edge knowledge in the area of game design and latest ortographic solutions. The game doesn't punish mistakes, but rather motivates the player to play again and monitor their own progress. In 2015 Superste competition this application was awarded support in scope of the "Vučilo - The Valley of Magical Words” project. Milan graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade, Serbian language and literature with general linguistics. He is currently working as a Serbian teacher at the "Svetozar Marković” grammar school. He was a PR of the eighth festival “Science is not a Boogey” in Niš, speaker at the first TEDx in Niš, and one of the Microsoft Innovative Educators. President of the “Teach Me” organisation.  

Vera Milićević

Let's build new knowledge with ICT

9. FEBRUARY AT 15.30 | HALL 'INSERT'

This presentation shows how to present familiar knowledge to pupils in a creative manner using ICT. In the course of the teaching process, Vera reached a new finding non-existent in the professional public, which she used to develop divergent thinking in students and show them that if they come to a new discovery they always have to have arguments to defend it. She works at the Technical School in Loznica and teaches vocational civil engineering subjects. Shares their insights about innovations she brings to classes, projects she does in school and awards won by her and her school colleagues in blog “Nadogradnja”.  Currently co-author and implementer of a teacher seminar: Green building in a web-environment.

2Simple

2Simple has been making powerful and creative educational software for primary schools for over 15 years during which time they have won over 40 industry awards. Their head office is in the UK but 2Simple tools are used by hundreds of thousands of children in classrooms around the world.  
 
At the fair they will present Purple Mash, an ever growing online web-based learning suite filled with creative tools and games to inspire children, raise standards and support teachers.  A subscription based resource, it allows children to begin their learning at school and to continue at home. Purple Mash is cross platform and works on desktops, laptops and tablets.

3D-CADDIT d.o.o.

3D-CADDIT is the only company in Serbia that has been, for more than eight years, working on implementation of technologies of 3D printing, 3D scanning and the other latest technologies in the educational system on all levels and in almost all other areas of human activity. They will present the latest technical achievements in the field of 3D printing and 3D scanning from companies MakerBot and 3D Systems.

ACADEMY387

ACADEMY387 and BOOKVAR are open edu platforms for all individuals and institutions with a goal of knowledge sharing. Primary focus is creation of intense short-term courses, workshops and lectures designed by expert level professionals. 

ACADEMY387 instantly provides on-demand training resources and serves as the springboard for knowledge transfer of newly acquired skills within new market niches. BOOKVAR is an online edu platform for professionals, teachers, students and schoolchildren.

The focus is providing solutions for easily accessible virtual learning and knowledge sharing, such as step-by-step video lessons, and many more tools inaccessible in traditional learning.

http://www.academy387.com/

Admin Training Center

Admin Training Centre is an educational centre providing specialised training in the field of information technology, with a particular focus on the education of system administrators for Microsoft and Linux platforms. In addition to these trainings it offers a large number of "custom" trainings for future and experienced administrators It dedicates particular attention to a series of practical trainings that simulate real-business environment.

Advant

Internet partner

Advant was established in 1998 in Ljubljana, and it has been operating in Serbia since 2001, dealing with the distribution of IT equipment for large IT systems. Operations are divided into three main categories: data centres, computer networks and building management. Advant has engaged in business engineering, design, delivery and installation of equipment on the largest number of access points within ARNES Slovenia. The experience from this project was transferred to Serbia through the delivery of Eduroam-ready equipment to the Serbian academia.