The aim of the Professional Development Programme is to train participants in Distance Learning techniques and methodology via Artificial Intelligence and eCultural Heritage while promoting Inclusion & Diversity through cultural activities in Crete in order to respond critically to the demands of our times. Artificial Intelligence and eCultural Heritage concerns the pedagogical use of Mobile Location-Based Games and Artificial Intelligence & Augmented Reality for teachers, as a means to cultivate the skills of Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking. The pedagogical utilization of the above promotes Inclusion & Diversity in that they cater for all types of learners: visual, auditory, kinesthetic etc. More specifically, the trainees will become familiar with interactive applications of Augmented Reality and Digital Storytelling (e.g. e books), combined with Land Art through experiential learning during field trips, in order to produce learning designs and scenarios in which the learners will be creative and engaged. During the course, the participants will visit historical and natural monuments of Greece on a regular basis to connect theory with practice.

Who it is aimed at

Students & Teachers/Educators of all levels of educational and training organizations and Universities (pre-school, primary, secondary, tertiary, vocational, formal, non-formal education), school principals/managers, head teachers, inspectors, counselors, pedagogical advisors, teacher trainers, ICT teachers, learning designers, Museum Educators, Professionals in the Cultural Sector.

 Participation cost    

400 Euros in total for the five days of the training programme (for each participant)