Organization of educational seminar in the city of Alimos for secondary degree educators

Organization of educational seminar in the city of Alimos for secondary degree educators On Tuesday, 4 February 2020, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Directorate of Secondary Education of Athens (District D) organized an educational seminar at the 2nd General Lyceum of Alimos with the title “Copyright and Related Rights: Applications in Education and New Technologies”.

Representatives of the HCO were welcomed by the Head of School Activities Mrs. Tereza Giakoumatou and the Director of the Lyceum Mrs. Stamatina Roboti.

The seminar was organized in the framework of the implementation of the EU funded programme titled “Educating youngsters and secondary school teachers about copyright in Greece and Cyprus”. The programme is transnational and is funded by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

The educators who attended the seminar were informed about copyright issues and the importance of the work of authors and performers. In addition to that, the application of copyright to education and new technologies was discussed. Some useful material that can beused by educators as an aid in the classroom was also presented.

Popular singer and Deputy Secretary General of Collecting Management Organization ‘ERATO’ Mrs. Anastasia Moutsatsou, participated in the panel.

Thirty five (35) educators were present in the event and received printed educational material which included a handbook for high-school pupils, a crossword and educational material created and translated in Greek by the EUIPO.

HCO representatives and Mrs. Moutsasou responded to the questions of the educators that were mostly about issues of copyright in the educational procedure.

The following photos are from the seminar.