Project team at DSV

DSV Project leader: Henrik Hansson
Project manager: Pooyeh Mobini

Project Advisor: Love Ekenberg

Sahand Samadian Ahangar (Film Maker)
Ulf Larsson (Spider)
Ranil Peiris
Thashmee Karunaratne
Tigist Asaminew


External partners

LIFE Academy

Project period

The programme is for three years with an option to extend for a further two years.



Short description

The overall objective of the programme is to contribute to capacity building and the start up of change processes in the participants´ organisations in order to integrate ICT in educational policies and strategies at all levels of the educational system.

The programme shall provide knowledge about ICT as an instrument to create improvements in administration, leadership and pedagogical development as well as concrete methods and tools for designing, planning and implementing a change project in the educational sector including aspects of digital inclusion and gender. In this way, participants are expected to act as change agents.

Target Group: The programme is primarily intended for decision makers, planners, teachers, managers and specialists qualified to participate in reform processes of strategic importance for the educational sector in the country.

Target regions: The countries invited with first priority to this programme are: Afganistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kosovo, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe. However the programme is also open for other countries with potential and ambition for development of ICT in the educational system.


1. Visions for learning; International, national, and regional policies for education.
Specific focus will be on the role of ICT in these policies.
2. Managing change in education; Leadership, processes, and evaluation
The module will provide understanding of how ICT may influence the planning and administration within the educational sector and tools for impact analysis of the cost of ICT.
3. Interactive learning environments and digital inclusion
The module will give the participants a deeper knowledge of the new forms of interactivity which is offered by ICT.
4. Support and tools for change
The Change Project plays a central role in the programme and in this module the knowledge acquired in the other modules will be applied.


The Programme

Life Academy

Earlier interview with project leader Henrik Hansson