Press Release for the Short-Term Joint Staff Training Event of the VR in School Education & Civic Participation project

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From Tuesday 28 th of September 2021 until the 1 st of October 2021 the Institute of Research &
Training on European Affairs (I.R.T.E.A) organizes the Short-Term Joint Staff Training Event of the
project “VR in School Education and Civic Participation” which will take place at I.R.T.E.A.’s offices
(39 Favierou Str., P.C 104 38,3rd Floor).


The VR in School Education & Civic Participation, which is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme for
the Strategic Partnerships in School Education, State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), focuses on the
exposition of teachers and students in education through a Virtual Reality Game. Main objective of
this project is for the participants to upgrade and evolve their soft skills, broaden their knowledge
and evolve a more critical thought.


The Short-Term Joint Staff Training Event aims to gather the teachers of the schools participating in
the project and inform them on the produced results of the Intellectual Outputs, developed for the
project, and the ways they can apply those results to their schools, for the benefit of their pupils.
The participants will be exposed to the Online MOOC Courses under the CEREBRUM platform for
distance Learning and the Virtual Reality Game, which were developed for the project, and they will
be trained on these new and innovative technologies.


At the Short-Term Joint Staff Training Event teachers and representatives of the 4 partnering schools
of the project will take part. Namely:
• Piramatiko Geniko Likio Panepistimiou Kritis, Rethymno, Greece
• Escola Secundária Domingos Rebelo, Portugal
• Lykeio Aradippou, Cyprus
• Ecole Europeenne D’Ixelles, Belgium
Moreover, during the Short-Term Joint Staff Training Event, the following members of the
consortium, will introduce the tools developed for the project:
• BOLT Virtual Services and Productions developed the Virtual Reality Game
• University of Piraeus Research Centre which developed the Online MOOC Courses under
the CEREBRUM platform for distance Learning

For more info about the Event contact us at: vrinschool.erasmus@gmail.com,
irtea.greece@gmail.com , +30 2130250217