CERIDES and ICTEE organised the sustainability & exploitability workshop for Serbian participants of the NeReLa project from September 26 – September 29, 2016 at School of Sciences in Nicosia. The workshop was devoted to presentations of current state of the project, demonstration of remote experiments from LiReX library to students from School of Sciences as well as discussion on sustainable usage of LiReX resources and complementing and sharing LiReX resources at international level after the end of the project. The Dean of the School of Sciences, and Assistant Director of CERIDES and ICTEE, Dr. Christos Dimopoulos European University Cyprus and Dean of Faculty of Technical Science Čačak, University of Kragujevac have drafted the agreement on academic linkage and collaboration between their institutions.
Google’s CS4HS initiative is an annual grant program promoting computer science education worldwide. In particular, CS4HS supports colleges and universities in their efforts to provide professional development training for local high school and middle school teachers. The ICTEE laboratory team, led by Mr. Pericles Cheng, and also including Dr. George Christou and Dr. Konstantinos Katzis, will design and implement a Training of Trainers course which will introduce Cypriot high-school teachers to the use of robotic platforms (NXT Lego Robots), for the purpose of teaching programming principles to their students.