Between 8 and 11 April 2019, the Department of Information Technologies organized a training event for 23 participants within the project the Digital competence framework for Ukrainian teachers and other citizens / dComFra.

The project is funded by the Erasmus + program and is implemented by a consortium of 15 partners – nine institutions from Ukraine and six from Lithuania, Poland, Austria, Romania and the Czech Republic. The project coordinator is a Lithuanian Vytautas Magnus University and the Department of Information Technology FEM CULS Prague, as a project partner, is responsible for and guarantees the project realisation.

Professor Michal Lošťák, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for International Relations and First Vice-Rector, welcomed participants with a lecture on the system of education at CULS Prague, where he also talked about the position of our university in international rankings. During the four-day training, the Department of Information Technology in the area of teaching and research was presented, as well as specialized workplaces: the Testing Center, CISCO laboratories, Big Data, IoT and GIS. In addition, topics such as the Digital Education Strategy in the Czech Republic and the EU, the involvement of practitioners in teaching and experience from abroad were also presented and discussed.The project aims to contribute significantly to the ongoing reform of the education system in Ukraine.