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Are you an English Language teacher or a TESOL professional? Do you want to know about free tech tools and how to use them for language learning and teaching? If your answer is yes, consider enrolling in this new online course: Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom. 

This year CodeGirls program went virtual with the April 15th launch of online STEM courses! 65 participants from Kalamata, Kozani, Trikala, Patras, Ioannina, Alexandroupolis, and Lamia joined for the first online sessions which focused on coding and digital technology. 

In order to strengthen the image of Greece abroad during the pandemic of thecorona, the Ministry of Tourism, EOT and Marketing Greece, with the support of Google created the online platform “Greece From Home”. 

The online platform aims to help people around the world stay in touch with our Greek culture and culture, discover and be inspired by the beauties of our country and enhance their digital skills – all while staying home.

Corn Studio is a Greek creative office that, on occasion of the launch of Netflix in Greece, was chosen to design a large number of film and series titles adapted for Greece.

Its story begins in 2012, when Vasia Kalozoumi, Dimos Stathis and Andreas Xenoulis, with common points of reference, their love for design and visual communication in general, decide to create their own independent creative office. Their collaboration with Netflix has placed them at the center of developments and provides them with the necessary momentum for new projects.

Associate Professor of the National Technical University of Athens who has been living in the United States for the past few years– and Shri Narayanan, is developing applications that convert the “signals” of human feelings and behaviors to useful information and aims to fill this “gap” with the algorithm it developed.

The technical department of developers is located in Greece, while the commercial department is in Los Angeles.

The U.S. Embassy in Athens and Greek nonprofit organization SciCo, are organizing for the first time in Greece, the STEM STARS GREECE competition with the aim of supporting, highlighting, and rewarding 14 to 18-year-old students with a special inclination towards science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The winners of the competition will receive special prizes, including the opportunity to represent Greece at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the largest international science competition, which will be held in Anaheim, California from 10 to 15 May 2020.  The competition is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

 

Greek researcher Yannis Assael and his colleagues at Google subsidiary DEEP MIND and University of Oxford created "Pythia,” an artificial intelligence algorithm trained to assist historians in deciphering eroded Ancient Greek inscriptions. Pythia learned to recognize some 35,000 eroded texts containing over 3 million words. These texts were found on varied surfaces like stone, ceramic, and metal and ranged from the 7th centuty BC to the 5th century AD (1,500 to 2,700 years old).

 

With the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece, SHA (Social Hacker Academy) has created an educational program that will run for seven months, in Heraklion, Crete, where SHA will have physical presence with its Project Management Team & volunteers. The project is called “De-Code Integration” and aims at empowering vulnerable social groups (refugees/migrants/unemployed), residing in Heraklion Crete, to develop their skills (hard & soft skills) and prepare them to become employable, connecting them with tech companies’ recruiters.

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