For the fifth year in a row, the conference and fair "New Technologies in Education 2018"  brought together some of the best teachers in the field of using ICT in their classrooms, making this event better year after year.

Over the past years, we had the opportunity to meet over 200 speakers from the Western Balkans, UK and other countries who shared their experiences in the use of educational technologies through lectures, panel discussions and workshops. We firmly believe that this year's program will be the highest quality so far.

Below you can see short description of lectures and biographies of some of our lecturers who had their presentations on the conference. 

SOME OF THIS YEAR'S SPEAKERS WERE:

 

Danijel Bačelić and Jelena Ružičić

Danijel Bačelić and Jelena Ružičić

BIOGRAPHY

At Microsoft we believe that an excellent education is a basic right, a socioeconomic and workforce imperative. People can do remarkable things when technology is within reach and technology applied in new ways can shift behavior and inspire improved learning outcomes. Engagement within education is proven with delivery and participation in number of successful projects

PRESENTATION 

AI and congitive services in Education

Microsoft was founded on the principle that people can do remarkable things when technology is within reach.  As devices and technology become more accessible, and the capabilities grow, we will unlock the potential for all students to learn, closing the skills gap and empowering the 1.4 billion students in the world to achieve more.

Dejan Ljubojevic

Dejan Ljubojević

BIOGRAPHY

Dejan is a lecturer at the Kingston University in London. Dejan's research in Technology Enhanced Learning has contributed to prominent UK research programmes. His present focus is in applying research to practice, exemplified in a model and a software tool for systematic development and refinement of curriculum design methods, processes and products.

PRESENTATION

Towards Timeless Goals using Timely Means

The presentation revisits Freire’s Critical Pedagogy in the context of current state of EdTech. Through the prism of EDTech the focus is on two key problems Freire identified: reduction of coercive tension inherent in teacher-learner dynamic, and, promotion of student self-reflection and self-realization, leading to the transition from being an object in the world to being a subject in the world.

 

dr Dragana Gavrilović-Obradović, Jasmina Jerković and Novak M.Sikimić

dr Dragana Gavrilović-Obradović, Jasmina Jerković i Novak M.Sikimić

BIOGRAPHY OF THE MAIN SPEAKER

Doctor of didactic-methodical sciences with work experience in several elementary schools and 26 published scientific papers. Lecturer and corrector of the journal MODZERTANI KOZLONY, Member of the Jury for literary works at the international competition of literary and artistic works of preschool children and pupils of elementary and secondary schools, called Mother Tone and Education, and organized by Friends of the Children of Vojvodina.

PRESENTATION

Learning through play

Learning through play using the creative LOGOGO 9+ puzzle, at the age of III and IV grade elementary school helps the learning process and the overall development of each child. Today, so-called functional knowledge / literacy it very important and this is best achieved through motivation, concentration, analytic, curiosity.

 

Vladimir Trajkovik

Dr Vladimir Trajkovik

BIOGRAPHY

Vladimir Trajkovik, PhD is professor at the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering. His research interests include: ICT based Collaboration Systems and Mobile services with focus on Educational and Health-care Systems. He has published 4 books, 12 book chapters and more than 150 journal and conference papers. He is co-founder or partner in four ICT companies in the last 15 years.

PRESENTATION

Introducing Coding Subject in Primary Education

This work presents methodology to deliver “Learning to code” subject in primary schools addressing various stakeholder perspectives and needs. The main stakeholders are: educational policy makers, teachers, and students. The proposed methodology consist of four cycles and uses different educational paradigms and digital tools in achieving the needed skills set among students.

Nema fotografije

dr. Andrej Flogie, dr. Magdalena Šverc and Maja Vičič Krabonja

BIOGRAPHY OF MAIN SPEAKER

Doc. dr. sc. Andrej Flogie is the manager of Anton Martin Slomšek Institute in Maribor. He is an expert in the field of ICT applications in business and education processes, projects management, adult education, introduction of innovative teaching skills, development of e-services and e-content.

PRESENTATION

Innovative Pedagogy 1:1 in Slovenian Schools

Inovative Pedagogy 1: 1 is a project that started in 2017, as part of the tender of the Slovenian Ministry of Education and co-financed by the European Social Fund. In our focus is a trained, innovative teacher who facilitates learning opportunities for students who are active and develop their competencies. The process should be supported by the careful and meaningful use of modern mobile devices.

 

Dragan Kreculj

Dragan Kreculj

BIOGRAPHY

Dragan is a Master Professor of Technique and Informatics / Informatics and Computing. Employed at Elementary School "Jovan S. Popović" in Belgrade. Associate in many institutions such as the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Institute for the Advancement of Education, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and School Administration of Belgrade. Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. 

PRESENTATION

Simulation of electronic elements and devices

The simulation of electronic elements and circuits shows the lesson Electronic Elements (TIO, 8th grade). With the innovative method for digital electronics, the material was presented in a functional and interactive manner, with the application of ICT. Online Falstad Circuit Simulator is used to display the functioning of passive and active electronic elements. By combining them, more complex electronic circuits are formed.

Dragana Mišić

Dragana Mišić

BIOGRAPHY

Employed in primary and secondary school. My occupation is pedagogical advisor. In my work I apply and develop project lectures.

PRESENTATION

Project lectures – mobility of students and schools

For the project Coronation of Stefan Prvovencani seen by the eyes of students, a blog was opened on which materials were uploaded www.krunisanjestefanaprvovencanog.wordpress.com for students. There were several schools where the time of the Middle Ages was conceived through school projects. All material was published on the blog, and  an the exhibition of student works has been organized at the Library of the City of Belgrade. In that way we've connected several schools.

Fuad Curcic

Fuad Ćurčić

BIOGRAPHY

Fuad Ćurčić is an engineer of computer science. He completed his studies at the University of Tennessee, USA and a PhD at the International University of Sarajevo. He is currently working for Mistral Technologies to develop software for the US and Europe market. More information at www.curcic.ba

PRESENTATION

Google for Education in schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Google for Education Initiative was launched six years ago as my pro bono initiative. Today, over 30 schools in Sarajevo and Chechers use this platform with over 15,000 registered users.

 

Goran Mashanovic

Goran Mashanovich

BIOGRAPHY

Prof. Mashanovich received Dipl. Ing and MSc degrees from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade, Serbia, and PhD in silicon photonics from the University of Surrey, UK. He is a head of Mid-infrared silicon photonics group at the University of Southampton, UK. He is currently investigator on projects worth £20m. He has published more than 300 peer reviewed journal and conference papers.

PRESENTATION

Improving assessment and feedback in class

In order to give my students fast and focused feedback, and to provide an environment for useful discussions in class, I have been using various electronic voting systems over the last few years. I will present my experience with different systems and also recent teaching approach which focuses on improving students assessment and feedback skills.

 

Panel

Gordana Čaprić, Katarina Pintar, Hrvoje Mesić and Borut Čampelj

PANEL

Strengthening the digital capacity of the school with the help of the Selfi instrument

On the panel entitled "Strengthening Digital Capacity of the School with the help of Selfi Instrument", a contemporary model for the assessment of the electronic maturity of educational institutions called Selfi, supported by the European Commission, will be discussed. From the next school year, Selfi will use a large number of schools in Europe and will also be available for schools in Serbia.  

Currently, the pilot phase is completed in 14 European countries, including Serbia, and from the 2018/19 school year will be available to all schools in Europe in all the languages ​​of the member countries and in the Serbian language.