The Cyprus Cybersecurity Team ranked 6th at the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) held in Prague, from September 28 to October 1, 2021. The result is considered very encouraging for the “Cypriot hackers” since Cyprus counts only its fourth participation in the event.
The STEAMonEdu project is a joint research initiative aimed at increasing the adoption and impact of STE(A)M education. The main outcome will be a STEAM education framework, which will include competences, policies, methodologies and educational objectives.
Vodafone Romania has launched the ‘School of the Future’ programme, developed to help children adapt to the evolving digital society. The programme is based on the European DigComp methodological principles, and seeks to improve the digital skills of children between the ages of six and twelve.
The G20 countries have issued a Ministerial Declaration on digitalisation of education, which emphasises the importance of promoting human-centred technological development and addressing the digital divide in research and higher education as well as mitigating the security risks in digital environments.
A Master in Artificial Intelligence for Public Services (AI4Gov) has been launched as a new higher education programme funded by the European Union, and developed by four leading European universities in the fields of digital, technology, and engineering science.
On 7-8 October 2021, the second ‘SELFIE Forum’ will take place, which will welcome school leaders, teachers, students, trainers, national coordinators, policy makers, researchers, practitioners and future potential users of the SELFIE tool.
Each year the Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) grants a list of Special Projects Grants, which project leaders can use to investigate new ideas in the learning and teaching of computing. The selected projects must show a clear benefit to the wider educational community, such as sharing good practice in learning, teaching, or assessment.
The European Commission calls for applications for the selection of members of the Commission expert group on tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy through education and training. Applications must be sent by 29 June 2021.
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