The Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, in collaboration with the local universities, organized an online conference on “Digital Education in Cyprus“.
The conference included introductory notes by Mr. Prodromos Prodromou, Minister of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, Mr. Kyriacos Kokkinos, Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy, and Dr. Athena Michaelidou, Director of the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute.
Associate Professor Eleni A. Kyza, director of the Media Cognition and Learning Research Group and a member of the national Advisory Committee on eLearning, contributed to the conference with the presentation entitled: “Effective distance education practices: What does the research tell us?”
With the recent shifts to distance and online learning mandated by emergency pandemic measures, this conference aimed to support and strengthen educational efforts to integrate digital technologies in learning.
Beside the suggestions from members of the Advisory Committee on eLearning, during the conference the Ministry also unveiled the policy for digital technology in education and practices applied in schools were also presented by teachers. The video of the conference and links to the presentations (all in Greek) can be found here.