In the sixth month of the project, the Quality Board adopted the first Quality report, whereas the Steering Committee had its regular semiannual meeting, in which it revised the schedule for year 1 and also made arrangements for the upcoming activities.
The breakdown of the activities conducted, as per work packages and their individual tasks, is presented below:
In the fifth month of the project, the work on the development activities continued, albeit at a much slower pace than usual, due to the outbreak of the corona virus pandemic, which brought about many changes in the regular process of work and needed adapting to learning how to use new technologies to work at home, while at the same time tend to personal obligations without the usual outside assistance (closed kindergarten, schools, etc.) and in the environment with all kinds of restrictions imposed (reduced opening hours for shops, most facilities closed completely, etc.).
In the fourth month of the project, the work on the development activities started. Dissemination and management activities were continued.
A detailed breakdown of the activities conducted, as per work packages and their individual tasks, is presented below:
In the third month of the project, the work on the preparatory activities was almost completed – the necessary documents were adopted. The three Montenegrin partners sent a request for the changes to be made to the equipment. Partnership agreements are being finalized and most are in the process of being signed. The project is now ready to start with the development stage.
In the second month of the project, the work on the preparatory activities was continued. The three Montenegrin partners met to discuss the changes to be made to the equipment and a draft letter requesting the changes was produced. In addition, they collected the data needed for the status quo analysis, as well as the syllabi assessment report. The coordinator prepared the draft Quality Control Guide, draft Project Management Guide and draft Dissemination and Exploitation Guide. All these will be submitted to the partners for comments, revision and analysis, to be completed in the third month of the project. NB: In the reporting period (15 December – 14 January), there were many holiday days in both the EU countries (the last week of December) and Montenegro (1-8 January). Due to a mismatch in the holiday dates, not many days were left in which work and communication amongst all the parties involved was possible.
The MONTHLY REPORT for December 2019 describes many preparatory activities undertaken and the most important event – the project's kick-off meeting held in Nikšić.
In the first month of the project, many preparatory activities were undertaken. The most
important event was the project's kick-off meeting held in Nikšić, Montenegro, on 12-13 December. The
meeting was attended by two representatives from every full partner participating in the project, as well
as by the additional project team members from the UoM and the UoM's administration (vice-rector,
dean of the Faculty of Philology and the Faculty's vice-deans). The Steering Committee and the Quality
Board were established, and many other decisions were taken regarding the implementation of the firstyear
activities. In addition, the content of the partnership agreements was agreed upon, as well as the
financial dynamics of the project.