The scope of Digitalization: Education of the Future
The first panel within the Domains of Digitalization program is dedicated to the education, primarily focused on the digitalization of educational content in primary schools in Serbia.
She is an informatics teacher at the elementary school "Branislav Nušić" in Belgrade, and believes that that is the most beautiful thing in the world. Katarina advocates responsible and meaningful use of technology in an educational context, and she also thinks about her pupils a lot, and because of that, she promotes programming and problem solving in the early stage of education, hoping that her pupils will grow courage and an open-minded view. In the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, she is the adviser of the minister for digitalization in education. Currently, Katarina is concerned with empowering schools for the self-assessment of digital maturity using the SELFIE instrument, auditing the Digital Teacher Competence Framework, organizing training of teachers who teach in IT departments, implementing the "Schools for the 21st Century" program and the Knowledge Sharing program.
She is also a member of various educational bodies at the local and international level, the Scientific Ambassador, the winner of the European competition "eSkills for Jobs 2015" in the category of exceptional use of ICT in teaching, the MIE expert, the co-author of textbooks for Informatics and Computing, and the winner of many awards from sphere of methodology of IT teaching.