Research Programme for Public Education Development of the
Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Digital Language Teaching for
Children Research Group, ELTE TOK
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Higher education /Research group
Kiss Janos altb. utca 40. 1124
NAME OF CONTACT PERSON
Eva Trentinné Dr. Benkő
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
The Digital Language Teaching for Children Research Group, ELTE TOK was established in response to
the call of the Research Programme for Public Education Development ofthe Hungarian Academy of
Sciences. Its main aims are:
- To carry out a nationwide survey among primary language practitioners in order tosurvey their
online teaching experience during the sudden switch to distance teaching at the time of the Covid-
related lockdown period.
- To examine how this affected their professional development later on.
- The survey results, complemented by a set of interviews among the participants are analysed in
order to find out whether the newly acquired digital skills and techniques of the teachers are
actively used after education moved back into the classrooms.
- To develop and publish a digital toolkit for primary language educators.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
Research Programme for Public Education Development of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences: Digital
Language Teaching for Children Research Group, ELTE TOK commits to studying the digital learning
materials on the project website, which had been gathered in the 101 phase. It will participate inthe Multiplier
Event and give a talk in the field of the project, when requested. The partner provides opportunities for the
present at ion of the project work and results at its own conferences, meetings and multiplier events. The partner will also make its research results and publications available for the e-book of the project (103), which is in preparation , acknowledged with appropriate citation. The partner makes the project website available on its own website.