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BETK – 12

BET K-12 is a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation under the Joint Research Partnership Program. The project partners are the School of Communication Sciences of the University of Lugano (Switzerland) and the School of Education of the Federal University of Bahia (Brazil).

Project Owner: Isabella Rega

Project staff: Francesca Fanni, Stefano Tardini

Period: October 2005 to 30 September 2008

Funding agency: FNS-DEZA

The project aims at studying the impact of eLearning in Primary School Teacher Training in Brazil, assessing its possible applications and advantages, as well as success conditions and shortcomings.
The project involves three main areas:

  1. The issue of access to ICTs: this involves technical, economic, sociological and psychological factors influencing persons’ opportunities to use the technologies;
  2. The issue of quality: the conditions under which it is possible to implement an effective and efficient eLearning program for primary teachers in disadvantaged Brazilian areas;
  3. The issue of impact: the readiness of Brazilian primary teachers to use eLearning in their training, and their adoption patterns.