The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (oECSY), has set high priority on the integration and exploitation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the educational process and on the development of digital skills for all pupils and teachers.

For the achievement of this goal, the ICT Unit operates through a range of actions for developing modern infrastructure in schools, for providing adequate equipment and for providing appropriate software to enable teachers to use ICT in teaching creatively and effectively. At the same time, emphasis is placed on the continuous training of teachers for developing their ICT skills for personal use and for use in the educational process.

Finally, actions are taken to promote eGovernment through the development of systems and web applications to manage administrative processes. The aim of these systems is to automate the processes offered by the MoECSY to schools and other stakeholders, to improve the information provided by the MoECSY and to improve communication.

The ICT Unit is coordinated by a Head and is divided into 4 sectors:
  • The Sector of Administrative Procedures Management
  • The Sector for the use of ICT in the Learning Process
  • The Technology Infrastructure and Equipment Sector
  • The Contract and Tender Sector

Also, the structure of the ICT Unit includes the Department of Information Technology Services of the MoECSY.

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