CONFERENCE

Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania
Ministry of Education and Science


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AT SCHOOL
April 26, 2002.
Vilnius, Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

To attend the conference we invite:
MP’s of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, their advisers, representatives of the Lithuanian government, officials, responsible for the development of information society in the ministries, mayors, their advisers, staff of local authority and their education department staff, education centers personnel, Vocational and Higher school leaders and lecturers, leaders of general education schools, ICT coordinators, teachers of informatics and other school subjects, librarians, representatives from business, who supports implementation of ICT in education, specialists in new technologies and in education.

The conference will take place on April 26th. Conference will start at 10 a.m. in Vilnius at third Palace of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

Goals of the conference:


Conference presentations

Session I. Information society and school
10:00–12:00 a.m.
Chairman Prof.. M. Sapagovas (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics)

A.Kunčinas (Chairman of the Committee for Development of Information Society of Seimas of LR). Development of information society in Lithuania
A. Monkevičius (Minister of Education and Science). Computerizing of schools in Lithuania in the years 2001–2002
M. Syslo (Poland). Informatics and Information Technology for All in Polish Schools
J. Koivisto (Finland). Information technologies in Finnish education
A.Truu (Estonia). Tiger Leap aftermath: where are we 5 years later
V. Dagienė, M. Sapagovas (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics) Review of trends in implementation of information technologies

Lunch 12:00–13:00

Session II. Information technologies in teacher training
13:00–14:30
Chairman V. Brazdeikis (Centre of Information Technology of Education)

J. E. G. Nielsen (Denmark). ITC in Denmark - a status for teaching the students and a model for training the teachers.
P. Jucevičienė (Kaunas Technological University) Science of Education and studies for progress of school information technologies
V. Leppänen (Finland). Using ICT in Education at University of Turku.
G. Dzemyda (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics) Need for teachers of Informatics in Lithuania
 

Coffee break 14:30–15:00

Session III. Informatics in general education schools
15:00–16:30 Chairman R. Ališauskas (Ministry of Education and Science)

A. Lūse, L. Reitere, M. Vītiņš (Latvia). Informatics curricula in Latvian secondary schools.
W. Pohl (Germany). Guidelines for teaching of informatics in schools of Germany
V. Denisovas (Klaipėda University) Systematic approach to changes in subject matters and teaching methodologies in schools within information society
A. Otas, E. Telešius (Lithuanian Computer Society). Implementation of the European computer literacy program in Lithuanian education

Discussion

Conference language – English, Lithuanian (Synchronic interpretation)
Participants of the conference will have a chance to look at Olympiad on informatics, which will take place at the same time in Seimas.
There is no conference fee. Registration is required. Deadline for registration is April 15.

While registering you must fill the conference participants questionnaire (you will find it on-line at  http://www.smm.lt, http://www.itc.smm.lt) and mail it to the following address:  Centre of Information Techology of Education, Suvalkų Str. 1, Vilnius, LT–2009

After registration participants will be provided with the conference materials and permission for entrance to the palace of Seimas.
Phone number for information: +370 2 356 139
Website of the conference: http://www3.lrs.lt/pls/inter/w3_viewer.ViewTheme?p_int_tv_id=1721&p_kalb_id=2

Organizing Committee


Conference participant questionnaire

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Address for contacts____________________________________________

E-mail address__________________________________________________

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