High-performance technique and Diplomas of Excellence for the successes obtained! 9 teachers won the title of “Innovative Tekwill Teacher”, and the other teachers, members of the “Tekwill in Every School” community, received Certificates of Excellence attesting to the knowledge gained and high-performance laptops to teach the subjects of the future. The “Tekwill Innovative Teacher Gala” is a recognition of the enormous work, perseverance, motivation and interest that teachers put into making the teaching process at the highest level. The “Tekwill Innovative Teacher Gala” was organized by the “Tekwill in Every School” project, implemented by TEKWILL, within the National Association of ICT Companies (ATIC), with the financial support of external development partners – USAID Moldova, Sweden, EU4Moldova and UNDP Moldova.
Teachers from the center of the country who participated in the “Tekwill in Every School” continuing education program this summer were awarded diplomas confirming their skills, with support and encouragement to continue teaching the subjects of the future. The best projects that the teachers did at the end of the training program were presented to the whole community at the festive event. In total, 590 teachers from 234 schools benefited from the complex training sessions and mentoring programs, and as a result approximately 20,000 students, aged between 13 and 19, will study one of the 6 optional courses of the program.
High-performance laptops include licensed software and of latest generation. All to modernize the educational process and to bring education closer to technology and digitalization. Computers will also facilitate access to the e-learning tekwill.online platform, which has interactive digital content, videos, presentations and online tests for courses.
“Tekwill in every school” aims to transform education in the Republic of Moldova, both by developing interactive digital content and by introducing new teaching methodologies in the learning process within educational institutions. And, in the long run, the initiative has the mission to enhance the human capital of the Republic of Moldova and to raise a generation of people to create at home, in Moldova, products and services that respond to national and global socio-economic challenges.
The authorities also support the digitization of industries and the development of ICT skills. The initiative also enjoys the support of the Ministry of Education and Research.
The “Tekwill in Every School” program is implemented by the TEKWILL project, within the National Association of ICT Companies (ATIC), with the financial support of external development partners – USAID Moldova, Sweden, EU4Moldova and UNDP Moldova.
In December 2021, another 200 teachers who are part of the “Tekwill in Every School” program benefited from high-performance laptops to teach optional subjects in schools across the country.
“Tekwill in every school” is committed to having more than 90% of high schools across the country by 2024. The courses taught in this initiative are placed on an eLearning platform – tekwill.online – which is intended for teachers and high school students, and up to now, over 20,000 students from 7-12 grades have already registered. Each course includes 34 lessons, which allows them to be studied during an academic year, and each weekly lesson includes educational resources such as digital text, video, simulation exercises, interactive assessment tests, and for promotion it needs to be developed and a final project.