The conference ‘New Technologies in Education 2017’  gathered over 180 educators,  teachers, enthusiasts from Serbia, the region and the UK that opened new views and approaches about the education and digital age topics and with participants discussed the future of education. 

Have a look at the list of the speakers that spoke at the event last year. You can also watch some of the lectures (available in Serbian only) and download the presentations.


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Aleksandra Bakrač

Better performance with a FUN test


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 Danilović

Interactive classroom


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


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


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 Đurović

Serious games for social competences and creativity

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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

Digital and online learning in VET in Serbia


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.

Anka Ivanović | Sanja Živković

Electronic violence- a new challenge for schools


The problem of electronic violence and its effect on the development and behaviour of children. Communication modalities for electronic violence and at-risk behaviour in a virtual communication space. Consequences of inadequate use of modern information- communication technologies. The role and importance of school in prevention of electronic violence. Anka Ivanović – implementer and organiser of a large number of activities organised by the Professional Development Centre, “Network of Development Centers and Professional Development Centers” and Scientific Club “Leskovac”.  Sanja Živković – rich experience in the special pedagogy and social area Presenter in numerous professional conferences dealing with destructive behaviour in children and youth. 

Anni Rautiainen

The Next 100 Years in Education


The world is changing fast and schools need to change as well. The Next 100 Years In Education is a presentation on how the Finnish organisation, HundrED, attempts to tackle the challenges in change‬. 

  The Finnish education system and the new national core curriculum

Finland is currently in the process of implementing the new national core curriculum - how has it changed and how will it affect schools?

Anni is returning to the University of Helsinki after spending a few years in Canada. She will continue her studies in the Teacher Education Program with hopes of specializing in the field of multiculturalism. Anni joined HundrED in February 2016 and now working there as a coordinator.

Aydan Meydan

Using Technology in Scientific Project Olympiads


There are many different areas that we as teachers may use technology in education, such as practicing in the classroom with some online quizzes, using interactive books, but also we can use information technologies to open the doors of international competitions in different areas. Aydan has finished Faculty of Mathematics in Cumhuriyet University in 2009 and now she is working as math teacher in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has been a teacher for 8 years in 3 different schools. Aydan has attended many international project Olympiads and won “The most inspiring teacher in 2015” in Google Science Fair. 

Belma Alagić

The role of Open Edu platforms in early education


The importance of introducing comprehensive educational program for ICT learning in school curriculums starting from elementary schools all the way to middle and high schools, by utilizing virtual classroom technology and step-by-step evaluation process. Creating educational curriculum programme in form of interactive videos, covering all key topics providing video lectures as well as detailed and practical tutorials for students. The benefit of introducing virtual class to younger generations, as a new way of how to learn, interact and collaborate with each other. An experienced professional skilled in business management and communications. Head of Production HUB387 managing Development, Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production phases of educational content creation and managing Creative Team and Software Development Team.