The project E-STEP is a transnational cooperative European project funded by the Comenius program to help teachers and school managers acquire and reinforce such attitudes, skills, knowledge and qualifications that will enable to effectively engage parents in schools and interact with them through social networking technologies.
Such technologies will provide online facilities for:
(1) Networking among schools, teachers and parents,
(2) Training for teachers in order to
i) acquire the necessary skills for effective collaboration and engagement of parents,
ii) ICT digital skills in order to use social networking tools efficiently in order to engage parents
(3) Access to digital resources that will help teachers and parents to collaborate effectively.
In the project participate 6 different partners from 5 different countries (Greece, United Kingdom, Austria, Bulgaria, Ireland). Lead partner of the E-STEP project CTI & Press “Diophantus” and Project Coordinator is Prof. John Garofalakis.