Project “OTE” – Active ICT Usage in Schools
The Finnish National Board of Education grants funding for projects that develop learning environments. In 2010 they started funding also projects that coordinate the various projects around the country. The aim of the coordination projects is to create networks and enhance collaboration among the different projects, gather good practices and distribute them both nationally and internationally. There are six coordination projects focused on different themes; the theme for OTE is ‘Hardware and software in education’. The project is carried out by the City of Tampere and the Municipality of Kaustinen and includes 26 different development projects all over Finland.