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Conference

A number of multiplier events were organised in order to present the V4T project results to potential stakeholders.

1st National Scientix Conference on STEM Education

Date: 3 Sep 2018
Location: National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Zografou premises, Athens, Greece

The project V4T - Videogames 4 Teachers was presented at the National Scientix Conference on STEM Education, held on 3 & 4 September 2018 at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) premises in Zografou (https://scientix.ellak.gr/). The conference was attended by 857 delegates, while speeches and workshops attended altogether more than 500 primary and secondary education teachers, researchers and students.
The workshop for V4T was organised by the DAISSy Research Group of Hellenic Open University (http://daissy.eap.gr). and took place on the 3rd of September, from 18.30 to 20.00. During the workshop, the objectives and intellectual outputs of the project were presented, as well as the online repository with videogames and mobile apps, which are either purely educational or can have an educational perspective. The repository includes detailed game/app evaluations, suggesting possible ways of use with students. The 14 educators who attended the workshop had the opportunity to connect to the online repository and comment on the reviews by submitting their own personal experience or opinion.
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“Spoudase” Festival

Date: 19 May 2018
Location: Technopolis of the City of Athens


“Spoudase” Festival, the biggest festival for all levels of Education in Greece, was organized for the second consecutive year at the Technopolis of the City of Athens on 19 & 20 May 2018.
The Festival hosted more than 300 participants from all levels of education, which communicated and presented programs, activities and exhibits related to Education, Training, Innovation, Science and Technology. It was a major event, during which visitors got acquainted with educational and scientific courses linking education, skills, training and lifelong learning with career, creativity, growth, entrepreneurship and, in general, production and labor market needs. More than 70 schools were hosted at the Festival and presented their activities in sciences and new technologies. In addition to the booths and stands, more than 200 workshops and seminars were held free of charge by leading scientists, institutions, universities and market executives.
The DAISSy research group of Hellenic Open University (http://daissy.eap.gr) participated in the “Spoudase” Festival with its own booth, promoting its research activities and projects. Four big screens were set up, each displaying videos about the DAISSy group, the various projects that the group participates in and their products.
Project V4T was promoted within a specially created short video showcasing all DAISSy projects that was being constantly played on one of the screens. Booth visitors were informed by DAISSy personnel about the contents and objectives of V4T and were handed the project brochure. Thanks to its central location, the DAISSy booth attracted more than 500 visitors, all of whom expressed their interest in the project.
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V4T project presented during TACKLE: festival for combating multiple discrimination

Date: 4 May 2018
Location: Patras (EL)

Α one-day festival on combating discrimination against stereotypes and prejudices and promoting respect for diversity and human rights was organized by the DAISSy research group of HOU on Friday 4 May 2018 in the amphitheater of the new Archaeological Museum of Patras.

The festival attracted about 60 participants from public and private organizations of the Region of Western Greece, including Education Directors, School teachers, NGO owners, VET managers, Cultural organization managers, Journalists, Researchers, Students and Volunteers. All of them received the V4T project brochure as part of their conference pack; many of them expressed strong interest in the project and were given the project contact points for further information.
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Promotion of V4T during the PatrasIQ event

Date: 27 Apr 2018
Location: Patras

PatrasIQ is a three-day event organized annually by the three Higher Education Institutions of the Region of Western Greece (among them the Hellenic Open University - HOU) .

This year, the event took place between April 27 and 29 in Patras.

The HOU - DAISSy personnel explained to visitors the objectives of the V4T project and the contents of the planned interventions. All visitors received the V4T brochure and were given the project contact points for further information.
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