UPCT get a grant for a computer tool that improves school performance
The aid is part of the MOTIVA European project on digital skills and promoting entrepreneurial vocations in secondary education and adaptation consist of a platform that improves the skills, motivation and performance of students and teachers in the classroom. Students of the Polytechnic and evaluated this tool, which arose from a doctoral thesis and based on information and communications technology. The main goal now is to move it to colleges and secondary schools in four European countries, including Spain. Professor of Telematic Engineering at the UPTC, Fernando Cerdan, is the coordinator of the project also involved as partners schools and secondary schools in Belgium, Greece, Italy and Spain. For 24 months, experts will launch this new platform of educational innovation and it will count with a grant of 225,000 euros. Cerdan is the researcher responsible for DINTEL, the Division of Innovation in Telematic Systems and Electronics Technology UPCT. The platform will develop researchers pursuing students to increase their motivation and performance and also acquire the skills necessary to implement in the future labor market skills. The evaluation program and methodological guidance recommendations shall be borne by the Faculty of Education at the University of Murcia. The project led by the Polytechnic University of Cartagena was selected this summer in the Erasmus + 16 call. In its implementation, in addition to European secondary, CEEIC, business center and business incubator located in the industrial area of Cartagena Cabezo Beaza they collaborate.