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Project Management - Work in Progress

This section allows a constant communication and sharing of information among the project partners as far as the activities for the different intellectual outputs are concerned.
Each project partner upload this section of a three months basis.
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PM - Project Management
1 Sep 2017
31 May 2019

Objectives of activities carried out

The aim of the project management activities is to ensure the correct development of the project through appropriate coordination of the activities.

Management activities are divided into 4 main action: Coordination, Dissemination, Exploitation and Monitoring and Evaluation

Coordination is based on :
• Effective Planning of all the activities
• Effective organisaiton of the transnational meetings
• Creation and update of the project website
• Constant reporting activities
• Problem solving and Sharing of solutions
• Monitoring of the project state of art

Dissemination activities aim to:
- Making the Portal accessible to the largest possible number of stakeholders
- Sharing the Portal and the results with the highest number of operators in the field of education
- Sharing project information with the highest number of citizens

Exploitation aims to promote the project sustainability.

The aim of evaluation is to measure and ensure the quality of all the activities and of the project intellectual output. Both project partners and end users are involved and will have to fill in ad hoc questionnaires.

Description of activities carried out

As far as coordination activities
Pixel, in cooperation with the project scientific coordinators, produced all the material for the kick off meeting. Pixel organized, hosted and managed the kick off partners' meeting. In particular:
1. The venue of the partner meeting has been prepared
2. An accommodation was given to all the partners attending the meeting
3. Information was given about the meeting practicalities and the city by preparing documentation.
4. The meeting folder was developed and the folder was then printed and distributed to the partners.
5. The project presentation was created using MS PowerPoint and was introduced during the meeting.
6. Inside the meeting folder was added a Calendar of Activities, an instrument for all partners to have a complete and resumed view over the activities of the project in all its length.
7. After the meeting, detailed minutes were prepared about what has been said and decided. A full list of annexes was also produced, some updating the drafts presented during the meeting while others were started from scratch.
8. The minutes and the annexes were then sent to the partners via email and uploaded on the web site.

Pixel took care of the transnational co-ordination and supervision of each activity to be carried by the partners, by creating a calendar of activities with established deadlines and mailing lists to manage each time period. Pixel produced and contributed to the production of forms to be used for the project activities and project management. For every activity Pixel sent the project partners the needed material, reminded the deadlines, answered the questions over any kind of issue, collected the produced material and sent it to technical partner.

Pixel created the dissemination form and organized several dissemination events.
Pixel contributed to the creation of the project’s brochure in English and coordinated the partners for the translation in their national languages.
Also Pixel took care of :
- Contribution to the Project brochure in English, to be translated by partners in National languages
- own Dissemination activities

Pixel created the templates and forms to be used by the partners for carrying out the exploitation activities.
The partners are currently involving the associated partners and collecting exploitation links.
Pixel is also in charge of the collection of the exploitation material produced by the partners and of its uploading on the project portal

Results Achieved

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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