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:

Aleksandra Bakrač

Better performance with a FUN test

11 FEBRUARY AT 09.00 | HALL 'ALT'

Kahoot and Skype for learning even when the student is absent from school. Dynamic and interesting method in a familiar environment brings about increased students’ motivation; with all students participating in providing answers to the quizz, students’ awareness about their responsibility for progress is being raised.

Aleksandra has been working at the Electrotechnical School in Bečej for 12 years. After attending various seminars, in 2010 she became author and implementer of dozens of seminars herself. Besides the seminars and exchange of experiences with teachers, she strives to motivate students for classes and learning involving ICT tools.

Aleksandra Bukovica

Aleksandra Bukovica

BIOGRAPHY

She works as a teacher-oligophrenist since 2004. School director since 2014. She completed her training in the ZUOV-Leadership for Professional Development. The author of the application for children with communication difficulties - "Lako s Markom" and several papers on this topic. She participated in projects of the NGO BERC for children with developmental disabilities and MNRO Čukarica. 

PRESENTATION

Application for children with communication difficulties

The application "Lako s Markom" is intended for children with communication problems such as autism, developmental dysphasia, aphasia and cerebral palsy. It can also be used for children of typical development, where it is necessary to stimulate the development of communication from the earliest age. The purpose of this application is to enable children to understand and navigate in everyday situations.

Aleksandra Danilović

Interactive classroom

9. FEBRUARY AT 10.00 | HALL 'INSERT'

This presentation provided the teachers with a few ideas how to make their classes more dynamic, working on motivation of students taking more active participation in the teaching process, learning by playing. Interactive methods are no longer a need, but something that facilitates both teachers and students to learn and master new knowledge, skills, etc. Aleksandra graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics in Belgrade where she earned the title of graduate mathematician for numerical mathematics and optimisation. She has been working for more than 15 years in educational institutions and continuously on her own professional development. She is working at the Primary School “Svetislav Golubović Mitraljeta" in Batajnica where she teaches maths. 

Aleksandra Mihajlović

Developing reading skills through creative animation

10. FEBRUARY AT 11.30 | HALL 'SPACE'

This presentation deals with literary works’ presentations in pupils’ audio and visual projects. Their works include recorded short films, cartoon animations, recording “journals” in which they present “news” from different epochs wearing costumes, and in that way express their critical thinking. Aleksandra Mihajlović, BA from the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade. Currently completing her doctoral thesis at the same Faculty. Published two novels: Telling stories (Zapričavanje) Fooling oneself (Zavaravanje) Peeking (Zavirivanje) and Through the Pinch of Cinnamon (Kroz prstohvat cimeta). Published and awarded works: 

Co-authored: Poetic walk, for 4th grade of primary school, 2012, on the “Kreativna skola” website, Morphology, for 2nd grade, on the“Kreativna skola” website 

Authored: Developing reading skills through creative animation 

Aleksandra Nikolić Matić

From blog to destruction of smog

9. FEBRUARY AT 10.15 | HALL 'INSERT'

The applied theatre techniques ensure effective approach to all issues addressed in a vocational school. From those related to sustainable development, through alcohol abuse in driving, to student-teacher relationship and learning process as such. This presentation guided us through the world of the Traffic and Technical School in Zemun drama club, using art and benefits of new technologies in their expression. Aleksandra holds master degree in literature and works at the Traffic and Technical School in Zemun.   Writes her blog, engaged in amateur theatre and cycling.

ALEKSANDRA SEKULIĆ

THE GLAMBAYS ARE AMONG US AGAIN

Working group | New technologies in primary and secondary education

Aleksandra is a teacher of Serbian language and literature in the School of Economy and Trade in Kula. She talked about an example of project-based learning and the use of modern technology. For the exploration of Krleza's drama 'Gospoda Glembajevi' her students used PowerPoint, MS Office, free e-tools Wikispaces, Bitstrips, HotPotatoes and social networks. The results of the research were presented at a public class.

ALEKSANDRA ĐUROVIĆ

SERIOUS GAMES FOR DEVELOPING SOCIAL COMPETENCIES 

WORKING GROUP | NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Aleksandra works as an assistant researcher at the Belgrade Open School. She presented serious games for developing social competencies. These games are created for students from disadvantaged groups. Research studies show that serious games have the potential to be educative and highly motivating for students.

Aleksandra Đurović

Serious games for social competences and creativity

11. FEBRUARY AT 10.45 | HALL 'ALT'

This presentation featured serious computer and mobile games for development of social competences and creativity for students from vulnerable social groups, developed in scope of the European project Belgrade Open School participated in. These serious games were, together with handbooks for delivery of workshops, piloted in secondary schools, and results have shown they can contribute to development of competences. Aleksandra Đurović works as a researcher under the Employability Promotion Programme at the Belgrade Open School. She earned her Bachelor and Master degrees at the Psychology Department of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade. She co-authored a number of researches and practical policy summaries in the area of education and employability promotion.

Alessandro Brolpito

ETF case study on digital and online learning in VET in Serbia

27 FEBRUARY AT 15.45 | HALL 'SPACE'

The European Training Foundation is an agency of the European Union with a mission to help transition and developing countries, to harness the potential of their human capital through the reform of education, training and labour market systems. In close collaboration with Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, it has conducted a case study aimed at analysing and supporting digital and online learning in VET in Serbia.

Alessandro has over 20 years’ experience working in ICT technology and has worked many years as software and database developer, professionally evolving as IT business analyst and project manager. Today, Alessandro combines process analysis to ICT solutions, helping organisations to innovate and work more effectively and efficiently with internal and external partners.

Alessandro Brolpito

Digital and online learaning in VET in Serbia

11 FEBRUARY AT 9.30 | HALL 'SPACE'

Alessandro works at the European Training Foundation (ETF) as a VET policy analyst and as the ETF's education technologist. He is particularly interested to the digital innovation of VET policies, teaching and learning practices in developing and transition countries.