The Knowledge Innovation Centre (KIC) is a dynamic consultancy focusing on knowledge brokerage and innovation of knowledge transfer processes. The Centre brings together a variety of local and European experts from a variety of fields, and has worked extensively within Quality Assurance of Higher Education, Technology Enhanced Learning, Student Services and the knowledge economy (as it relates to the Lisbon Agenda and Barcelona Process). The Centre has forged close relationships with a number of stakeholders in the regional innovation and Higher Education fields, and is active in leveraging such relationships to build multi-disciplinary, multi-country networks for knowledge transfer and capitalization.
KIC also offers a full range of project management services, from bid-conceptualization and writing, to lifecycle management and final reporting. KIC has access to consultants specialized in ICT-process integration, education & healthcare policies, innovation management, and youth policy. Last but not least KIC’s outreach services encompass both technological and person-to-person services. For the former, KIC molds your online presence using a combination of web-sites, social-networking expertise and online document publication; for the latter KIC has the expertise in organizing focus groups, outreach campaigns, consultations and surveys, as demanded by the terms of the brief.
Why we are Participating in the Project
KIC has extensive experience in Open Education, MOOCs and eLearning development, especially from the point of view of quality assurance. Our aim for EduHack is to help create a reproducable, modular training which can help any set of educational institutions in Europe to upgrade the digital skills of their teaching staff, in line with our goal to promote innovation in education.
Our Role in the Project
During EduHack project KIC will lead the preparation of the EduHack Toolbox and networking strategy, as well as the project dissemination activities.
Anthony F. Camilleri
Anthony’s expertise are Quality Assurance processes and knowledge transfer of research. Within Quality Assurance he has given training on techniques for peer-review to quality assurance agencies around Europe, and contributed to the UNIQUe and ECBCheck guidelines on quality assurance of e-learning. With respect to knowledge transfer, he has worked with several associations to better describe their research outcomes through their communication channels, included through improved and more targeted web presence, better social media handling and production of final publications, including most recently OERTest and EQUNET. He has also developed a methodology for improving impact measurement of dissemination and exploitation activities within EU projects. Mr. Camilleri was previously engaged as Quality Services Manager for EFQUEL, where he was responsible for coordination of projects linked to OER including OERTest and VMPass.
Ivana has been working since 2007 as a project officer and a researcher for various Serbian NGO’s and Government agencies, as well as for international/intergovernmental organizations, on projects dealing with democratization and inclusive governance, youth and non-formal education. In 2012 she began her career as an election observer with OSCE/ODIHR, where she still works in the capacity of Long Term Observer and Parliamentary Liaison Officer, on various elections in Europe and Central Asia. Her academic background is in sociology and conflict studies. She currently lives in Ljubljana and aside from her work at KIC, she also works with several NGOs as a project manager and a researcher, focusing on civic-tech and education for democratic citizenship.
Ildiko has worked in the field of open & distance education and e-learning since 1998, accumulating particularly significant experience in the management of EU co-funded projects. She enjoys collaborating with project partners across borders, cultures and various educational and training sectors and is passionate about making a contribution to the widespread practical application of technology in education and learning. In her former positions at EDEN (1998-2016) and ICWE (2017) Ildiko also took care of the planning, implementation and assessment of dissemination and exploitation activities within EU projects and international conferences, using traditional communication tools and social media.