Project description

The objective of the cross-border cooperation project is to investigate and to map out which kind of digital competence (PDC) is needed presently, to ensure high quality teaching via the Internet regarding higher education and the business sector.

The project objective is to

  • describe what is included in PDC
  • test and to concrete the existing systems for PDC into pedagogical steps for the partners of the project
  • increase the PDC of teaching staff
  • evaluate and document PDC
  • develop joint courses and seminars
  • strengthen the cooperation within PDC for the Kvarken territory and to create models for digital documentation of PDC

The project work

  • Environmental analysis of target documents and current research
  • Strategies for high quality web-based education in the region
  • Joint pilot projects, which heighten the PDC of teaching staff
  • Models developed for documentation, evaluation and quality assurance of PDC
  • Continual distribution of the results of the project via web-based resources
  • Supplementing existing criteria for pedagogical competence


Added values of the cross-border regional cooperation project are that

  • The cooperating universities in the Kvarken region represent a great critical mass of pedagogical knowledge and implementation
  • Cooperation with the business community in the Kvarken region enables the spreading between different corporate cultures
  • A strategy for cross-border regional PDC-coordination regarding higher education is produced
  • The parties have previously cooperated in projects, which keep developing further
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