Final model. D3.3. Accelerating Digital Innovation in Schools through Regional Innovation Hubs and a Whole-School Mentoring Model (iHub4Schools) project, Horizon 2020, European Union.

Liisa Ilomäki, Minna Lakkala, Madona Mikeladze, Tatia Nakashidze, Kerli Požogina, Kairit Tammets

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


iHub4Schools is a 30-month long H2020 project with a mission to propose mechanisms to accelerate whole-school digital innovation in and across schools through establishment of Regional Innovation Hubs. The project supports school leaders and teachers to adapt technology-enhanced learning practices and scale-up innovation by establishing regional innovation hubs as sites of establishing and multiplying school-to-school mentoring structures. iHub4Schools will develop and pilot different support mechanisms to enhance the collaboration between digitally advanced and less advanced teachers and schools through a variety of peer learning approaches and engagement structures. iHub4Schools will propose a whole-school mentoring model that is locally, methodologically and technologically adaptable. Long-term sustainability will be ensured by a systematic stakeholder engagement strategy that will integrate initiatives and partners on a local level, such as local municipalities, school boards, teacher associations and network, for these activities to be carried out on the long term. Regional impact will be sustained by the upskilling of the teachers to implement technologies meaningfully to teaching and school heads to scale and sustain the innovation in and across the schools.

D3.1 aims to provide the initial version of the mentoring model based on the partners experiences, existing models and approaches in collaboration with co-creation teams and the National Stakeholder Networks. This deliverable is mainly designed for the main stakeholders of the project - mentors, teachers and school leaders - and therefore this report gives a brief overview of the basic ideas of the model and the initial version of the model itself is published in our website: Link:
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Union
Number of pages164
Publication statusPublished - 2023
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences

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