Logical Framework Matrix – LFM

Wider Objective:Indicator of progress:How Indicators will be measured:
• Improving the quality of higher education in the field of natural and mathematical sciences at partner country universities, thereby enhancing their comparability and competitiveness in Europe and beyond.• A number of teachers perfected in pedagogy, teaching methodology and using educational technologies in T&L;
• Enhanced competitiveness of higher education at the PC institutions with modern European practice
• All the PC universities endorsed the principles of EU strategies for the improvement of the quality of HE
• Numerous of teachers completed certified training courses of PPMET in T&L; Attendance lists and certificates
• Project progress reports for the PC HEIs
• External evaluation reports
• University internal documents and websites
• The Strategy for the improvement the quality of T&L adopted
Specific Project Objective/s:Indicator of progress:How indicators will be measured:Assumptions & risk:
• Enhancing professional competences and skills of teaching staff through training courses in contemporary psychological, pedagogical approac- hes, methodologies and educational technologies.
• Upgrading educational infrastructure as a basis for wider integration of modern pedagogical principles and technologies in teaching and learning.
• Delivering new/modified courses in PPMET of T&L technology at the PC HEIs in line with the modern European strategies;
• Strengthening of personnel infra- structure through the introduction of continuous professional development in the system of higher education
• Teaching staff aware of the necessity of modernisation of T&L in line with EU strategies
• Teaching staff trained in pedagogy, teaching methodology and educational technologies
• The PC universities equipped with technology-enhanced infrastructure
• At least 35 approved/accredited modernized master/CPD courses in PPM and technology enhanced learning
• CPD introduced into the system of higher education
• New/modified PPMET courses in natural scinces and mathematics delivered in line with EU strategies
• Attendance lists and lists of delivered certificates that indicate student enrolment in new courses
• Approved/accredited course specifications
• Tender documentation, factures and inventory lists
• Decissions of PC Faculty's academic boards
• Good cooperation between the PC HEIs
• Support of the EU partners in terms of their experience and knowledge transfer;
• Enough available space for establish- ing teaching and digital learning labs
• Recognised need among stake- holders for improving the quality of T&L at the PC HEIs;
• Awareness among the teaching staff of the necessity of strengthening of personnel infrastructure
Outputs (tangible) and Outcomes (intangible)Indicators of progress:How indicators will be measured:Assumption & risk
PREP 1
1.1.Report on the level of PPM knowledge/skills of university newly hired teachers at the PC HIEs
1.2.Report on the current state of technology enhanced T&L at the PC HIEs
1.3.Report on the practice in T&L at the EU HEIs
1.4.Joint report based on collected data
1.5.Action plan for modernisation of T&L at the PC HEIs

DEV 2
2.1.Universities equipped with technology-enhanced learning spaces
2.2.Material for PM training courses
2.3.Material for the enhancement of English proficiency of teaching staff
2.4.Guidelines for the technological enhancement of T&L

DEV 3
3.1.The Workshop held and the
proceedings published
3.2.Teaching staff trained in new PM principles
3.3.Teaching staff trained in the use of new educational technologies
3.4.Teaching staff perfected in English
3.5.Developed courses for students and young teaching staff
3.6. Approved/Accredited new master and CPD courses
3.7.New/modernised courses delivered

DEV 4
4.1.Pilot courses delivered
4.2.Systems for electronic testing developed
4.3.Online labs formed
4.4.Preliminary analysis of performance indicators realised

QP 5
5.1.Quality Assurance and Monitoring Board (QAMB)
5.2.Internal work quality standards and procedures established
5.3.Quality reports prepared by WP leaders
5.4.Inter-project coaching organized
5.5.External monitoring performed

DISS 6
6.1.Web site created and updated
6.2.Promo material distributed
6.3.Annual joint reports disseminated
6.4.Popularisation lectures
6.5.Rulebook on CPD of teaching staff
6.6.The strategy for IQ of T&L developed
6.7.A unified questionnaire developed

MNG 7
7.1.PMBs set up and agreement signed
7.2.Kick-off meeting and meetings of the CMT organized
7.3.Meetings of the LCT organized
7.4. The PAP created
7.5. Interim and final reports
7.6. Regular financial administration performed
7.7. Regular coordination activities done
WP1:
• 6 reports on the PC practice in the use of PPM in T&L prepared
• 6 reports on the PC practice in the use of ICT in T&L prepared
• 1 joint report on the basis of individual reports compiled
• 5 reports on the EU pratice in T&L prepared
• 1 joint report
• At least 30 questionnaires in the use of PMET in T&L at the PC HEIs
• Necessary measures and actions for IQ of T&L at the PC HEIs defined
1 action plan determined
WP2:
• 9 video conference rooms installed (at 4 universities in Serbia)
• 20 labs and 10 classrooms equipped
• Course program prepared
• Printed and electronic learning material prepared
Guidelines and instructions for the technological enhancement of T&L prepered
WP3:
• 1 Workshop
• 120 and 180 teachers/assistants trained in PPM and educational technologies, respecively
• 300=120+180 teachers perfected their teaching skills
• 120 teachers/assistants trained for teaching in English
• Submitted documentation for approval/accreditation by relevant bodies
• About 35 approved/accredited courses delivered
About 200 young teachers,1200 students attended new courses
WP4:
• 33=3x6+3x5 blended pilot courses (6 - UNI, UNS, UB; 5 - UNIKG, UCUG, UNIKO)
• System for electronic testing
• At least 15 online labs integrated
Preliminary analysis of performance indicators conducted
WP5:
• The decision on establishing the QAMB
• Quality standards and procedures established
• Quality reports prepared by WP leaders every 6 months
• Inter-project coaching
2 external monitoring evaluations
WP6:
• Launching of the project website
• Project promo materials designed and distributed
• Annual reports of the project achievements
• A number of popularisation lectures organised (2nd and 3rd project year)
• The Workshop on the Methodologies of T&L
• Rulebook on CPD of teaching staff
• The Strategy for IQ of T&L made
1 unified questionnaire
WP7:
• PMBs constituted; partnership agreement made
• Kick-off, CMT and LCT meetings held
• The PAP for authorised representatives
• Extent to which the project fulfils the work plan and the budget
WP1:
• Questionnaires filled out by teachers/assistants and students.
• Reports posted on the university/ faculty websites
• Joint reports posted on the project website
• Joint report on the EU practice disseminated across the PC HEIs
• Comparative analysis available on the project website
• Action plan adopted and posted on the project website



WP2:
• Tender documentation, factures and inventory lists
• Approved course specifications
• Learning material approved and presented



WP3:
• Proceedings of the workshop
• Attendance lists and lists of delivered certificates
• Approved course specifications
• Attendance lists and lists of delivered certificates
• Decissions of academic boards regarding adopting new courses
• University bodies' decissions of introducing new courses
• Informations and procedures of adopting available on the university and project websites
• Course syllabi posted on the faculty websites
WP4:
• Pilot projects launched
• Technology-enhanced courses based on suitable online platforms developed
• Database of questions created
• Inventory books
Report based on the results of preliminary analysis

WP5:
• Reports submitted by WP leaders
• Reports reviewed by WP5 leader
• QAMB reports available on the project platform
• The draft of QSP adopted
• Reports available on the project platform
• Minutes of inter-project coaching
• Mid and end external evaluation reports
WP6:
• Project website
• Booklets, leaflets, flyers availabe
• Agendas, promotion material, photos from the popularisation lectures posted on the project website
• Rulebook on CPD of teaching staff submitted and (eventualy) adopted
• The Strategy for IQ of T&L submitted to appropriate bodies
• Questionnaire for evaluation

WP7:
• The decision on establishing PMBs posted on the website and partnership agreement signed
• Minutes of meetings
• Reports from the meetings available on the website
• Internal documents put on the PAP
• Financial audit reports
• Political and economic stability in the region, no visa regim
• Intention of the PC HEIs to perform accreditation and delivery of new/ updated courses
• Sufficient number of students interested in enrolement to courses
• Technical staff skill set to set up, use and maintain ICT equipment;
• Enough available space for establishing new teaching and digital learning labs;
• Low bandwidth;
• A sufficient number of teachers interested in attending the PMET training courses;
• Teaching staff is interested to enhance the English proficiency;
• Poor motivation of teaching staff for the development of teaching skills;
• Motivation of teaching staff for the integration of online technologies into their courses;
• Motivation of technical staff for additional work;
• Motivation of students for electronic self-testing;
• Motivation of teaching staff for updating and sharing information;
• Motivation of teaching staff to conduct a preliminary analysis of performance indicators;
• Motivation of teaching staff for the formation of online labs;
• Lack of interest of teaching staff to prepare the basis for electronic testing ;
• Enough capacity for quality control and monitoring;
• Authentic, trustworthy and timely feedback reports about the project realization for the purposes of quality control and monitoring;
• Project partners motivated and available for complete and honest reporting related to QAMB;
• Weaknesses in project reporting related to quality control and monitoring;
• Misunderstanding of project partners;
• Proactive approach in project implementation;
• Well-organized management structure;
• High commitment in the project consortium;
• Risk recognition and prevention;
• Unavailability of key persons when necessary;
ActivitiesInputs:Asumptions, risks and preconditions
• 1.1.Quantitative analysis of teaching competences of young newly hired teachers at the PC HEIs
• 1.2.Detailed analysis of the use of modern ET in T&L at the PC HEIs
• 1.3.Performing a comparative analysis based on collected data;
• 1.4.Reviewing experiences in the use of PPMET in T&L at the EU HEIs
• 1.5.Defining necessary measures and actions for the modernisation of T&L
• 2.1.Forming technology-enhanced learning spaces
• 2.2.Preparing material for PPM training courses
• 2.3.Creating material for providing language support;
• 2.4.Preparing guidelines for the technological enhancement of T&L
• 3.1.Organising the Workshop on innovative T&L methodologies and pedagogical approaches
• 3.2.PPM training of teaching staff
• 3.3.Training of teaching staff for using new ET
• 3.4.Training for teaching and academic writing in English
• 3.5.Development of structure and content of courses for students and young teachers
• 3.6.Approval/Accreditation of new/modified master and CPD courses
• 3.7.Implementation of approved courses
• 4.1.The integration of online technologies into traditional courses
• 4.2.Developing systems for electronic testing
• 4.3.Forming online labs
• 4.4.Preliminary analysis of performance indicators
• 5.1.Establishing QAMB
• 5.2.Establishing internal work quality standards and procedures
• 5.3.Preparing and analysing quality reports
• 5.4.Organising inter-project coaching
• 5.5.Organising external monitoring
• 6.1.Creating the project website
• 6.2.Printing and distributing promotional material
• 6.3.Disseminating reports on the project achievements
• 6.4.Organising popularisation lectures
• 6.5.Developing a Rulebook on CPD
• 6.6.Developing the Strategy for the improvement of the quality of T&L
• 6.7.Developing a unified questionnaire
• 7.1.Setting up PMBs and signing partnership agreement
• 7.2.Organising the Kick-off and CMT meetings
• 7.3.Organising LCT meetings
• 7.4.Creating the PAP
• 7.5.Preparing interim and final reports
• 7.6.Performing regular financial administration
• 7.7.Doing regular coordination activitie
Staff time: 370.285 EUR
• 4238 staff days in total,
• 609 staff days - Cat1,
• 2246 staff days - Cat2,
• 471 staff days - Cat3,
• 912 staff days - Cat4.
Equipment: 260.000 EUR
• Videoconferencing equipment (9 items),
• Video projectors (14 items),
• Large format displays and TVs (3 item),
• Cameras (7 items),
• Document cameras (16 items),
• Desktop computers (63 items),
• Laptop computers (17 items),
• Photocopier (3 item),
• Scanners (2 items),
• Tablets (8 items),
• small equipment.
Mobilities: 265.085 EUR
• 55 flows PC to PC,
• 172 flows PC to EU,
• 45 flows EU to PC,
• 32 flows EU to EU.
• Awareness of all stakeholders for the active involvement in European higher education area
• Political and economic stabilty in the region, visa regime.
• Necessary HEIs support for intention to implement new/updated courses and to perform accreditation
• Availability of university staff and students
• Sufficient number of students interested in enrolement to courses
• Adequate language skills of educational staff and project partners
• Good collaboration among project consortium members
• "Wellcome atmosphere" at the PC HEIs
• All consortium members from PC devoted to achieve project’s objectives
• Willingness of staff to travel abroad;
• University management changes
• Inertia of the stakeholders
• Low bandwidth