Head of ICT dep. Copenhagen Schoolboard, 1985-1990
Founder of first international school portal in EU
Educational Advisor at IBM, 1990-1994
School manager, 1994-1997
Educational Adviser, Ministry of Education, 1997-2003
Chief Adviser at UNI-C, Danish IT Centre for Education and Research - Agency to the Danish Ministry of Education since 2003
eTwinning since 2005
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UNI • C Denmark´s IT-Centre for Education and Research
UNI•C, The Danish IT Centre for Education and Research, offers a broad spectrum of ICT services for the educational and research community, and more than 500,000 users are in frequent contact with UNI•C’s products and IT services.
UNI•C is an agency to the Danish Ministry of Education. Our core competencies are comprehensive IT solutions for the educational sector - right from the technical connection to pedagogical tools.
UNI•C has 300 employees at 3 locations in Denmark.
UNI•C contributes to enabling Denmark, as a leading knowledge society, to provide a well-functioning education and research sector which utilizes new technology in an optimum way, and to:
Ensure the development of adaptable and financially sound IT services within the domain of the Ministry of Education, as well as to provide high-quality and secure IT services for the Danish education and research sector,
Supply Stident Information systems and ERP-systems to the Ministry of Education and to a range of educational institutions.
Solve statistical tasks for the Ministry of Education.
Supply general IT expertise to the Ministry of Education, including assistance with establishing new IT initiatives within both educational and administrative fields,
Support international and national co-operation and agreements in the network area with special reference to the needs for educational and research institutions to access basic networks, including high-speed networks on demand,
Work out proposals for IT initiatives to support politically prioritized efforts in the educational area,
Implement IT-related projects in the educational area in agreement with other ministries.
UNI-Login – common login to all our services More than 750.000 administrators, teachers and students has a unique id and password. The UNI-Login gives access to: test by the ministry, online subscriptions by private publishers, video streaming by National Broadcasting Company (DR), local intranets at school level, local network access at schools and all services at UNI-C. Most of the services offer single sign-on by UNI-Login. www.uni-c.dk/produkter/undervisning/unilogin (only in Danish)
In SkoleKom all teachers and pupils in Denmark can exchange mails and debate via conferences. SkoleKom is used frequently across schools and municipalities, and is the conferencing system that is most frequently used by Danish schools. Skolekom.emu.dk (in Danish only)
SkoDa is a huge virtual library providing access to Denmark’s largest collection of articles, press photos, author portraits, and facts about everything from bikers to the constitution and much more. Via SkoDa both pupils and teachers have access to factual material, which they can use when doing their homework, assignments and project work. Skoda.emu.dk (in Danish only)
UNI•C provides various intranet solutions to the educational community. The solutions support day-to-day training as well as administrative work at the institutions. An example: www.skoleintra.dk (in Danish only)
Pupils ’ ICT Licence is a concept contributing to pupils developing up-to-date ICT and media competences through the integration of ICT and media in the individual subjects and in the interdisciplinary teaching
The open eTwinning portal www.etwinning.net . Where everyone can see the registered schools, look on the individual projects and be inspired to eTwinning projects, and can register as en eTwinning teacher.
The closed eTwinning Desktop . As a registered teacher you have access to the Orange eTwinning Desktop. Consist of partner finding tools and project tools.
The project portal: TwinSpace , www.new-twinspace.etwinning.net . Build up your own portal with web 2.0 tools, invite teachers and pupils from all the participating classes.
eTwinning-portal in 23 language: etwinning.net
95.000 teachers from more than 50.000 schools in 32 countries.