We continue to increase our impact.
The number of people benefiting from our projects and actions has surpassed 31,500!!!
The best news for the new year!
Up to 37,000 People and Organizations have benefited from our actions and projects!
Together we can offer much more. Support us here.
The project is funded by the ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME - KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices - Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training, AGREEMENT NUMBER – 2016-1-BG01-KA202-023714
Every month we are anticipating this moment!
At leat 39,000 People and 80 Organizations have benefited from our actions and projects!
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22nd SciFY Academy | eLearning
Tools & Methodology
On Tuesday 14 of Novemebr SciFY held at INNOVATHENS the 22nd SciFY Academy which was dedicated at: “eLearning: Tools & Methodology” where we understood the basics about eLearning and also learned how to exploit this knowledge as students and teachers as well.
More than 80 people from the field of education attended the seminar, which was aiming to highlighting the value and the practical applications of eLearning.
Initially, Mr Vasilis Giannakopoulos, Marketing & Impact Manager of SciFY, presented us with the new version of Electronic Games for Blind Children, Memori Online. In addition to the educational importance of games, Mr. Giannakopoulos also emphasized the ability of children in the new version to play Online with security with other players or even with their friends without having any significance if one or both players are blind or not. See the presentation of Mr. Giannakopoulos here.
Then Mr. Yannis Arapoglou, e-Learning Solutions Architect & Moodle Expert and General Manager of WIDE Services, referred to the types of e-Learning and presented us: usage cases, tools and best practices on how to use the open source tool Moodle. See Mr. Arapoglou's presentation here.
Then a brief intervention was made by the Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology of the Department of Informatics of the Ionian University Dr. Panagiotis Vlamos, where he referred to the Distance Postgraduate Program "Bioinformatics and Neuroinformatics" and to eLearning platforms at Higher education.
Finally, Dr Spyros Doukakis, educator, academic development consultant at Pierce-American College of Greece and specialist consultant in the field of teacher education at the Institute for Educational Policy, talked about the differences between eLearning and etutoring, and informed us about the opportunities of entrepreneurship in the field of education. Also he demonstrated the eTutoring platform that is being used by Pierce College where we had the opportunity to chat with children and teachers during their training. You can find Dr. Doukaki here.
After the end of the presentations the participants had the opportunity to ask their questions to the speakers.
We thank INNOVATHENS and all of you that once again you contributed to realizing our vision for the free dissemination of knowledge!
Technology can help people with disabilities, it can change their lives.
Artificial intelligence technology remains largely unused because it is not applied to
Democracy suffers, even in countries where the constitution is democratic.
Groups of citizens are changing the world.
Over 29,000 people have benefited directly by our projects and actions!
We continue to increase our social impact and our next goal is 30.000 beneficiaries!
|Hellenic Association of Assistive Technologies||Sofia University|
|Greek Council for Refugees||Arsis for Youth|
|Research Center Athina||Center for Social Welfare of the Region of Attica|
|Ι.Μ. Panagiotopoulou School||Erasmeios School|
|DIMITRA Educational Organization||Speech and Accessibility Laboratory|
|Accessibility Unit for Students with Disabilities||European Citizen Action Service|
|Inštitut za elektronsko participacijo||FTF - FORO Tecnico de Formacion|
|Stichting Netwerk Democratie||ManaBalss|
|Open Ministry||Démocratie Ouverte|
|The Democratic Society||Effebi Association|
|NART - National Association of Resource Teachers||Chatzipatereio Foundation|
21st SciFY Academy | Dementia & Technology
Technological solutions for those who forget... a little or not
On Wednesday, 18th of October SciFY team along with Alzheimer Athens and NRSC "Demokritos" held in INNOVATHENS was held the 21st SciFY Academy on "Dementia & Technology" where we tried to answer: "How does Technology help People with Dementia?"
More than 120 health professionals, caregivers of people with dementia as well as students from related schools attended the seminar that was focused on practical solutions and tools for people with dementia.
Initially Dr. Paraskevi Sakka, Neurologist and Psychiatrist, President of the Company Alzheimer Athens and President of the National Observatory on Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, talked about Alzheimer's disease, the latest developments and how Greece is affected today in social and economic terms. See the presentation of Dr. Sakka here.
Later on, Ms. Eleni Margioti, Clinical Neuropsychologist from the Alzheimer's Athens Company, referred to the Non Pharmaceutical Interventions for dementia such as: mental empowerment, physical exercise, occupational therapy, speech therapy, etc. You can find the presentation of Ms Margioti here.
The third speaker of the event was Mr Vasilis Giannakopoulos, Marketing & Impact Manager of SciFY, where he presented the application for mobile phones "diAnoia" developed by SciFY for those who take care of people with Dementia. View the full presentation of Mr Giannakopoulos here.
Finally, Dr Vassiliki Rentoumi, researcher at NCSR "Demokritos", on the occasion of the European IASIS Project, refered to the developments regarding individualized medicine for patiens with Alzheimer's. You can find the presentation of Dr Rendumi here.
After the end of the presentations the participants had the opportunity to ask their questions to the speakers. Friends from all over Greece asked us to livestream the event and we managed. Hundreds of people watched the live streaming.
For all of you that did not participate in the event you can watch the full event it in this link: http://go.scify.gr/sfacIN21Video