Partners meeting took place in Sofia on 10-11 May 2022 to advance the implemen-
tation of the Digit4Future project in Italy, Romania, Greece and Bulgaria. Partners discussed the digital literacy school program and its challenges and the implementation vs work plan. The dissemination plan of the successful model was proposed as well as a plan for activities for the next phase of the project.
A field visit to St. Mitropolit Avksentii Veleshki school in Samokov was organised to meet with teachers involved in the program and to discuss the modules implementation and class learning. Teachers from the other 3 pilot schools – “Konstantin Fotinov” school, “Otets Paisii”school and “Neofit Rilski”schools attended the meeting and shared their pedagogical experience about teaching digital skills.
About the project: The promotion ofdigital skills and competences and digital education for young people is the subject of an initiative supported by the European Union’s Erasmus + program, which involves organizations from European countries – from Italy (Save the Children Italy, leading partner and Fondazione Bruno Kessler), Romania (Save the Children Romania), Greece (KMOP) and Bulgaria (Partners Bulgaria Foundation).
The project is called Digit4Future – Digital Competences, Inclusion and Growth for Future Generations. This ambitious initiative consists of activities such as development of educational programs for digital competence aimed at children aged 11-14, training of teachers and lecturers from schools and youth centers to increase digital competence in order to increase their pedagogical ability to carry out various educational programs with children and young people. The application of the model among children and young people is organised in the school years 2021/2022 and 2022/2023. The project includes evaluation of the developed tools and methodologies and how much they improve the digital competencies of young people and how easy it is for use by teachers and lecturers.
A system of lessons in English and translated to Greek, Romanian and Bulgarian has been developed to facilitate the work of teachers in online or face-to-face teaching.