Fronter launched in Malta
Fronter, an 8.6 million euro learning tool used by millions of teachers and students worldwide, was launched at the Mqabba Primary School this afternoon.
The e-learning platform is similar to a virtual school with different classrooms made up of web-based tools to supplement the physical classroom environment.
Fronter is essentially a website which resembles a social network.
It is being initially launched in 28 state primary schools. By 2013 it will be available in all state primary and secondary schools.
Teacher training will start in February.
The system, which can also be used by teachers to communicate with each other and share resources, was launched by IT Minister Austin Gatt on and parliamentary assistant in the Education Ministry Stephen Spiteri.