Monday, 12 March 2012 00:03

Bundesministerium für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur, Austria

The Department of IT-Systems for Educational Purposes within the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education reaches all 6.000 Austrian schools (primary and secondary) via the administrative e-mail-service of the schools.

The Department cooperates with national stakeholders in the e-learning-sector and disseminates outcomes of various projects through newsletters such as ‘e-teaching Austria’, ‘laptop-classes’ and ‘computer-aided teaching’ which reaches 2000 teachers; ‘eLisa Academy’ that reaches 15.000 teachers; ‘’ reaching 50.000 teachers; ENIS (European Network of Innovative Schools in Austria) reaching 50 teachers and; ‘eLSA-eLearning im Schulalltag’ reaching 90 schools. The department also runs a web-based platform on ICT services in schools and provides free access to educational information and pedagogical material, shared by teachers from the various subject areas and school types. BM:UKK’s partner network ranges from national institutions, museums, universities, e-leaning expert groups, learning initiatives and associations and the nine educational servers in the provinces, to other online platforms dedicated to schooling and education.

The Pri-Sci-Net Team

Dr. Hawle is the Head of Department and the person responsible for the sector ICT-Development and Evaluation. He is also a member of the sector for New Technologies in Education and the Steering Committee of the European Schoolnet (EUN).

Ms. Elisabeth Zistler, is responsible for international and national ICT-projects, budget definitions and implementation processes for IT systems in education. She also cares for the Virtual School Austria initiative.

Ms. Monika Moises works in international project cooperation in the fields of e-health and education. She is also the consultant of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education in the management of European funded educational projects.

Dr. Marion Obermuller, is a nutritionist, secondary school teacher and the consultant for BM:UKK on projects concerning e-learning.

Dr. Christian Bertsch is a senior researcher at the Universityof Educationin Vienna. In his research he focuses on the outcomes of CPD for science teachers and Science-School-Cooperation.


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