The ICTs at School’s Everyday Life is a national project carried out by the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications (co-ordinator), Ministry of Education and Culture and the Finnish National Board of Education in co-operation with industry and commerce. The project is included in the Finnish Government Programme and National Information Society Policy of Finland.
The goal is to produce new knowledge and know-how for schools and educational administration about the latest developments in ICT, but more importantly also to develop the educational use of ICT in a multi-dimensional way.
The end results of the project will include a strategy for the Finnish government’s next term of office. The strategy is comprised of pedagogical models, recommendations and practices related to:
Schools in the project
Project secretary Merita Heikkonen,
The OPTEK Project is a large research endeavour linked closely to the ICTs at School’s Everyday Life Project. Joint research effort is carried out in the multidisciplinary OPTEK Project which is mostly funded by Tekes (Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation).
The research consortium consist of
The OPTEK Project aims to study and produce well-founded and lasting solutions to the educational use of ICT in the everyday life of schools. The project will develop models, metamodels, processes and contents which will enable the efficient use of ICT in the study and learning environments of schools.
Co-ordinator of the OPTEK research consortium Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen,