This publication aims to present the progress made in the doctoral work related to the “Methodological guide for the successful use of digital technologies in education: Improvement of learning through European educational projects”. The European Union and associated countries are working on European projects that provide relevant information on the methodologies used at the educational level through different programs, including the Erasmus+ Programme. These projects are the source of inspiration for the research that gives rise to this article. This paper focuses on how the research has been approached, shows the current state of the research, the progress made in the preparation phase of the questionnaire and its application, including the data analysis carried out so far. The main results got in the projects mapping process and the development of the survey are explained as well as the rate response of applying it, that has been of a 22%.
The work presented in this paper is the result of research on Erasmus+ projects, related to the educational field and with a connection to eLearning, that have been classified as good practice or successful story. This publication shows some of the results obtained from administering a survey to the project coordinators. Specifically, it focuses on the responses collected from two sections of the survey that have to do with the possible factors considered the reason for being successful projects and their main characteristics. At the same time, it is explored the sustainability of the project results over time and how they have been useful in the pandemic. The main findings show that the results have been positive with sufficient funds to be able to carry them out and with the capacity to go on using them once the grant period has ended. Additionally, they have also been useful on the occasion of COVID-19.