Caprice Ltd has developed this unique education concept and Elisa's subsidiary Videra is responsible of all used videoconferencing services.
- Thanks to videoconferencing services it is possible to provide high quality teaching regardless of long distances. Children are getting equal learning possibilities regardless of their location or financial situation. To us at Elisa it is important to participate projects like these where video connection is used in a new and innovative way, tells Juha Urho the manager of Elisa's visual communication services.
- Our idea is to create real time international learning environment. Together with our partners we can develop this concept even more in the future. Reliable and working Internet connections together with high quality videoconferencing service and equipment are essential to our project, says Maarit Rajamäki the CEO of Caprice Ltd.
- It is equally important to have a good quality picture and sound during the teaching sessions. That's why we have provided the best possible voice technology. We want to make it easier for people to join this project by providing try out possibility before actual joining. In all Cisco's offices you can test joining teaching session before making actual joining decisions, tells Cisco's technical manager Timo Jolkin.
Teacher in this project is Professor Géza Szilvay who has developed the famous Colourstrings method. Professor Szilvay will educate the groups and their teachers in real time and online via videoconferencing technology. The online sessions will be documented for online broadcasting.
The countries involved in the program include Finland, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Germany, South Korea, Faroe Islands, Greenlandic, Israel, Venezuela and Italy.