MULTIVERSUM - Multimedia as an epistemological resource:
towards multifaceted rather than linear knowledge

In the framework of
Socrates - Comenius 3.1

First project meeting - Jan. 31- Feb.4, 2001

Montecatini (Pistoia), IT

Hotel Corallo
Via Cavallotti, 116 - Montecatini
Tel /fax: 0572/ 78288

Working language: ENGLISH


Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday


Wednesday, 31 January 2001

19.30 Hand-shake session - opening of the project meeting - organisational details
20.00 dinner

Thursday, 1 February 2001

morning session

chair person: Italian partner

secretary: to be defined

9.00 - 9.15 presentation and approval of the meeting agenda and objectives
9.15 -11.00 the partners introduce (15 minutes) themselves and the institutions they represent
(with special regards to the role and functions played in the national/local context, and the involvement in hypermedia and ICT in education)
11.00 - 11.30 coffee-break
11.30-13.00 information (15 minutes per partner or country) about the development of educational use of hypermedia in one's country/local context; results (if available) of national/local monitoring and survey plans on ICT in education; schools involved in the project
13.00 -15.30 lunch

afternoon session

15.30-17.00 description of the key-points of the project
- short presentation of the approved contract (what can/cannot be changed)
- proposal for the steering group organisation
- discussion
17.30 coffee-break 
17.30 - 18.30 (group work) reading/integration/modification of the drafts of the overall work-plan and the detailed one for the first year.

Friday, 2 February 2001

8.15 leave the hotel for the railway station
8.40 train to Firenze Rifredi (arrival at 9.20)
9.45 - 12.45 (Firenze, IRRSAE Toscana)
chair person: to be defined / secretary: to be defined
discussion/definition of both the overall and detailed workplans
(group work) communication strategies
- communication within the partnership (steering group; project operators)
- how to build up the network of teachers and pupils (local level / within the partnership
13.00 -14.00 buffet lunch
14.00-18.15 sightseeing through Florence
18.34 train back to Montecatini (19.26)
20.30 dinner at Hotel Corallo

Saturday, 3 February 2001

morning session
chair person: to be defined / secretary: to be defined
9.00 - 11.00 financial issues (funding, co-finincing, methods of payment, eligible expenditures forms to be used for reporting, deadline for first report)
11.00 - 11.30 coffee-break
11.30 - 13.00 financial issues partner agreement/contract
13.00 - 15.30 lunch
afternoon session
15.30 - 18.00 (group work) evaluation strategy: evaluation levels, instruments, agenda.
departure for Villa Rospigliosi (Lamporecchio) - dinner


Sunday, 4 February 2001

Participants' departure