eTwinning Azerbaijan held a multilateral Contact Seminar – “ICT in Education” on 23-25 May 2018, at Baku Boulevard hotel. Acting head of the Bureau on ICT for Education under the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic, Vusal Khanlarov gave a speech for the opening ceremony of the Seminar.
60 teachers and NSS representatives from 9 countries participated in the Seminar. Azerbaijan hosted 31 participants from France, Latvia, Finland, Georgia, Bulgaria, Malta, Slovakia and Czech Republic. There were also 29 teachers from Azerbaijan, Baku and 6 regions.
eTwinning Azerbaijan organized different workshops and sessions by local and foreign experts in the sphere of project based education, XXI century skills, application of ICT in Education. Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Azerbaijan – Parviz Bagirov, Educational Manager in “Microsoft-Azerbaijan” – Emin Akhundov, Acting Dean of the School of Information Technologies and Engineering at ADA University – Araz Yusubov were the keynote speakers of the Seminar.
As a result of the Seminar 28 new projects registered by the cooperation of the local and foreign teachers.
Overall, 244 schools 660 teachers involved in eTwinning Plus in Azerbaijan. eTwinning gives opportunities for teachers to participate in different PDWs, Seminars, Thematic conferences which held in European countries. Since 2016, the Bureau on ICT for Education is designated as a partner Support Agency for eTwinning Plus in Azerbaijan.