The interns of UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Policy for An Active Citizenship and Solidarity of University of Macedonia and the UNESCO chair in question organize a two-day open online training conference under the title: “Quality Education in the Digital Age: Policies and Actions of UNESCO, the EU and Greece”.
The conference is addressed to academics and researchers, university students, school teachers of all levels, educational institutions, students, local authorities (regional and municipal) and all active citizens.
The Conference will be held online, via the Zoom platform. The access link is the same for both days and attendees must register before each day. The link is the following:
Zoom link: https://shorturl.at/jmQUZ
The conference will be addressed by, among others, the representative of UNESCO UNITWIN Ms. Inga Nichanian, the President of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, Ms. Tzitzikosta, the Director General of the National Authority for Higher Education, Ms. Ch. Besta, and the Vice Rector of the University of Macedonia, Ms. Alexandropoulou-Agyptiadou.
The conference will present the research of the 25 interns of the UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Policy, which will be accompanied by the lectures and contributions of renowned academics, institutions, and representatives of international and European institutions as well as the field of education, researchers and scientific collaborators of the UNESCO Chair.
There are 2 sessions in the conference, conducted in English (without interpretation), where representatives of the following UNESCO Chairs (in alphabetical order), among others, will participate by presenting:
An important contribution was made by Mr. Loukas Zahilas, Head of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Systems and Institutions Sector of the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP).
Representing the academic community of the University of Macedonia, with the participation of Messrs:
Representatives of other Universities, participating in the conference, Messrs:
Of great importance is the participation of Messrs.
Scientific collaborators of the UNESCO chair participating in the conference (by alphabetical order), Messrs:
In particular, the conference is structured in the following sessions:
Day 1 – Monday 29th of May
1st SESSION – THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION – UNITED NATIONS AND UNESCO INITIATIVES TO ACHIEVE QUALITY EDUCATION
2nd SESSION – ACHIEVING QUALITY EDUCATION AS A GOAL OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
3rd SESSION – THE ROLE OF CEDEFOP – KEY NOTE SPEECH
4th SESSION – GOOD PRACTICES FOR DIGITAL EDUCATION IN UNESCO AND GREECE
5th SESSION – DIGITAL LITERACY IN UNESCO AND GREECE
Day 2 – Tuesday 30th of May
6th SESSION – EDUCATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
7th SESSION – EUROPEAN EDUCATION AREA FOR QUALITY EDUCATION
8th SESSION – DIGITAL EDUCATION AND DIGITAL SKILLS IN THE EU
9th SESSION – DIGITAL EDUCATION AND ACCESS FOR SOCIALLY VULNERABLE GROUPS
Attendees of the two-day conference will receive a certificate of attendance via their email address, which will be submitted upon registration. The certificates will be sent within 15 days after its completion.
The Organizing Committee of the Students of the University of Macedonia,
interns of UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Policy for An Active Citizenship and Solidarity
The Academic Officer of the UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Policy for An Active Citizenship and Solidarity, Anagnostopoulou Despina, Associate Professor of the Department of International and European Studies, University of Macedonia
The Conference program can be found HERE