Assessment of the Teachers' Needs in Distance Learning and Blended Learning in Primary and Secondary (and TVET) Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina During the Coronavirus Pandemic
30 August 2022
This document represents one of two studies conducted for the project "Re-imagining Education for Marginalized Girls and Boys during and post COVID-19", which is jointly implemented by UNICEF, UNESCO, ILO, and UN Volunteers in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The second complementary study "Assessment of the Quality of Distance Learning and Blended Learning in Primary and Secondary (and TVET) Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina During the Coronavirus Pandemic" is also the result of the work of a multidisciplinary team of researchers from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The purpose of the study is to thoroughly assess the quality, shortcomings, and challenges of primary and secondary education institutions regarding distance learning with a focus on assessing the needs of teachers. The purpose of the study is to support the strengthening of the capacity of educational authorities and institutions to systematically design solutions to future crises, but also to be more adequately involved in global trends of digitalization of the teaching process which imply a significant change in the paradigm of teaching staff competencies and a focus on a systematic and methodological approach to the methodology of strengthening digital and pedagogical competencies of teaching staff during distance learning and combined-hybrid teaching.