Shkollegi social network — dvhb

Shkollegi is a professional social network designed by dvhb for the Regional Department of Education. Creating a network automatically connects all teachers to their school and district communities to enable better communication and collaboration. Distribute announcements, exchange resources, and share best practices—see the power when everyone's connected.

We developed a concept, a user interface and a closed beta-version of the social network. At the moment public registrationis available by invitation only.

Project goals and objectives

1

Information supply
of the educational procedures

A networking space which include discussion threads is used to inform staff upon the latest Federal education system reforms and innovations initiated by The Federal Department of Education.

2

Methodical material provision

Article release and distribution, concerning matter discussions, live expertise and opinion exchange, announcement on professional events aimed at raising the level of one's professional skill.

3

Expertise and skill development

Join a unique offline community(group) of your choice to make new friends or meet up with the like-minded person to share thoughts with.

4

Online teacher office

Network users can team up in groups by interests or in accordance with their professional area of expertise, as well as by the location and the affiliation with a certain Educational Institution. Therefore a restricted information environment is created for teachers to discuss hot topics, share publications and exchange the educational materials.

Shkollegi Social Network is based on a club concept.
Specific groups are created for each project, subject, institution and its location. Newcomer users are assigned to a certain community
in accordance with their occupation and place of employment.

Registration procedure

The Educational Institution employees holding name invitations are the only ones allowed to sign up for membership.

Settings

The employer name and full user details details are shown on a profile.

Based on information provided during the registration procedure, the user gets assigned to 5 professional groups.

Timeline

Timeline is a user home page serving as data collector on all of the reviewed materials, notifications sent by connections, affiliated events and other stuff the user is signed up for at the moment.

Events

Events are various online and offline occurrences where the user can either create the event on his own or join the existing. Every event is initiated by specific club, the events fill in the user personal calendar.

Messaging and commenting

The discussions on the materials and the upcoming events are originated through the comment threads

Users are able to initiate private messaging or a group conversation.

Webinars

All network members can initiate professional webinars to discuss any important matter or concern within the professional community.

All network members can initiate professional webinars to discuss any important matter or concern within the professional community.

All network members can initiate professional webinars to discuss any important matter or concern within the professional community.

All network members can initiate professional webinars to discuss any important matter or concern within the professional community.

Earning reputation

Current user rating implies the reputation status, which is formed of several factors (correlation of the shared post quantity and quality, number of comments left etc. ).

The club (group) reputation may vary upon the shared content quality and its members activity.

The details on reputation status changes are visible to all network members.

History
26.12.2012 23:03
Event creation «Class Hour, dedicated to family related issues»
26.12.2012 23:03
Complaint reports «How to fight procrastination ?»
26.12.2012 23:03
Session lasts for more than 24 hr

Badges

In order to stimulate user activity our social network possess a certain gamification capabilities.
Archievements is the reward system designed to encourage users to take active position in Shkollegi social networking. The users are rewarded upon achieving certain results or status change within a specific project.

Tips on use

Tips on use provides answers to FAQs and detailed information on system entails.
The newcomers seeking for relevant information regarding the web-site operation are able to go through a tutorial to obtain any relevant information concerning the web-site operation.