Duration: 01. 03. 2021 – 28. 02. 2023
Lead partner: Ljudska univerza Lendava (Slovenija)
Partners: Pučko otvoreno učilište Čakovec (Hrvaška), NGO Kham Delcevo (Severna Makedonija), Zveza Preporod (Slovenija) in UZOR- Udruga za obrazovanje Roma (Hrvaška).
The DigiUp project is the result of cooperation between partner organizations from three countries, namely Slovenia, Croatia and Northern Macedonia. The project idea was born during the first wave of the Covid 19 pandemic, when elementary schools had to prepare for emergencies that required shifting teaching to the digital environment of online classrooms, for which elementary schools were not prepared. This proved particularly difficult for students from the Roma community who did not find themselves in the digital environment of online classrooms because they did not have the knowledge to access them, resulting in all of them being inactive for the duration of the distance learning. All of this negatively impacted their success at the end of the school year.
With the DigiUp project, we will strengthen the digital competencies of Roma assistants and other pedagogical profiles teaching Roma students at primary school level through an innovative training program supported by a platform with appropriate content and digital tools for the development of digital competencies among Roma students. To enable them to transfer their acquired digital knowledge to the end users, Roma students, taking into account all the specificities of teaching the latter and with content attractive and understandable enough for Roma students to know the knowledge they need to participate in distance education on an equal footing , must.