14-15 December 2017, Deusto LearningLab was the host organization of the kick-off meeting of the “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education on the Use of Innovative Teaching Tools” (MoPED) – No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1 -UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP. The 10 organization, 3 EU universities: University of Cyprus, AGH University of Science and Technology, and University of Deusto; 6 Ukrainian Universities: Precarpathian National University named after Vasyl Stefanyk; Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky State Pedagogical University named after Gregory Skovoroda, Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University, South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University named after K. D. Ushynsky, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University and SME “Quality of Ukraine”.
During the meeting the participants created the strategy and methodology of project implementation. The WP leaders presented a vision of the packages, accomplishment plans and expecting results and outputs. The Desuto LearningLab is responsible for smooth running of the content development of the project. The two organization teams Steering Committee and Quality Control and Monitoring team were settled. The consortium discussed the financial issues and the main regulations according to the project grant agreement and Erasmus+ guideline.
The MoPED aims at modernizing curricula for Pedagogical Schools of Ukraine by incorporating new courses of top-notch ICT teaching tools and inquiry methods.