The first objective is to establish an OER framework for fostering technology enhanced learning (TEL) within HE institutions and life-long learning within enterprises in WB countries, develop and implement guidelines and procedures for quality assurance of OER according to EU practices at national level in WB beneficiary countries.

The second objective is to provide training for relevant members of HE institutions and enterprises responsible for production of OER materials by qualified OER trainers. The BAEKTEL network will be initially populated by resources from the domains of ICT, geoinformatics, mining and environmental protection.

The third objective is to produce course materials in various languages, both in video and audio format and in written form as parallel (multilingual) corpora of lessons and texts, supported by electronic terminological resources, services, and functionalities for searching and browsing of terminological resources and using them for text annotation

National and/or Regional Priorities

  • Multi-country projects targeting more than one partner country and addressing the regional priorities of all the partner countries involved
  • Strengthening the links between higher education and society
  • Applications that involve enterprises

Priority/ies mentioned above in relation to the concerned partner country/ies

The project involves six universities, both state-owned and private, from three regional countries, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, and two large local enterprises, one from Serbia and one from Bosnia and Herzegovina. By fostering the exchange of academic knowledge from universities and expert knowledge from enterprises, the project strengthens the links between academia and both industry and society at large.

Focus of the project

This project is focused on fostering active learning and better motivation through implementation of OER in the teaching process for reinforcing the knowledge of university students and providing life-long learning opportunities to employees.