Program

Registrations
8:30

Welcoming remarks
9:00

Dr. Philippos Pouyioutas, Rector, University of Nicosia

Dr. Charalambos Vrasidas, Executive Director, CARDET

Prodromos Prodromou, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, and Youth

Digital Skills: Policies, Challenges and Opportunities in Cyprus and Europe
9:20

Themis Christophidou, Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission

Georgios Zisimos, Head of Policy Advice and EU Programming Unit, European Training Foundation

Kyriakos Kokkinos, Deputy Minister, Ministry for Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy 

Dr Panagiotis Kosmas, Head of Education Unit, CARDET

Coffee Break
11:00

Promoting Digital Skills in Cyprus Education
11:30

Digital skills in Cyprus school education – Cyprus’s Education System

Dr Athena Michaelidou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute

The contribution of STEM Education in the development of digital skills

Dr Efi Nisiforou, CARDET – University of Nicosia

Panel Discussion: 

Dr Athena Michaelidou, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute

Constantinos Constantinou, OELMEK

Panagiotis Lysandrou, President, OLTEK

Georgios Zisimos, European Training Foundation

Dr. Myria Vassiliou, POED 

Facilitation

Dr. Michalinos Zembylas, CARDET

Conclusions

Lunch
13:30

STEAMitUP: Challenges, Potential and Application of STEAM education in the classroom
14:30

Enhancing digital skills through STEM education: European project ATS STEM, Digitally Supported Learning Environment

Dr. Nicolas Kanaris, Dr. Theodora Kakouri, Cyprus Pedagogical Institute

Tools and good practices for the STEAM educational approach: Presentation of the STEAMitUP project

Dr. Panagiotis Kosmas, Dr. Efi Nisiforou, Nicoletta Pantela, CARDET

STEAM Toolkits & Apps: Journeys without borders in our hybrid world 

Dr. Giannis Kotsanis, Doukas School, Greece

Utilising STEAM education in the classroom: A teacher’s perspective

Alexia Alexandrou, Anayias Primary School

End
16:30