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CINEDU - Digital film platform for schools

CINEDU is a nationwide film streaming platform for schools. Teachers and students from all primary, secondary and high schools in the country have free access to a catalogue of contemporary Greek, European and international films, as well as educational material, for use in the context of the curriculum.

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On Monday, 23rd January 2023, an HCO representative paid a second online visit to the 3rd grade of Zosimaia High School of Ioannina.

During the visit, the HCO lawyer, Mrs. M. Sinanidou, talked to the pupils of the 3rd grade of the High School about copyright law, the importance of respecting it, with particular emphasis on the digital environment.

On Wednesday 18th January 2023, a representative of the HCO visited online the 3rd grade of Zosimaia High School of Ioannina.

During the visit, the HCO lawyer, Mrs. M. Sinanidou, talked to the pupils of the 3rd grade of the High School about copyright law, the importance of respecting it, with particular emphasis on the digital environment. In addition, Ms. Sinanidou talked about the HCO and the services it provides to the public.

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The Guidelines for teachers and educators on tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy through education provide hands-on guidance for teachers and educators, including practical tips, activity plans, insights on topics and cautionary notes grounded in what works as concerns digital literacy and education and training.

On Wednesday, November 23 2022, the HCO made the third scheduled visit to the 2nd Experimental High School of Athens for the school year 2022-2023.

During the one-hour visit, HCO representative, Ms. Maria G. Sinanidou, lawyer, scientific associate of the HCO, spoke to the students of the 3rd grade of the high school about the basic principles of copyright, the meaning and importance of respecting copyright and avoiding actions that infringe such rights, with emphasis on the digital environment.

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On Monday, November 14, 2022, the HCO continued its cooperation with the 2nd Experimental High School of Athens for the year 2022-2023, as it carried out the second of three scheduled visits to the school.

During the two-hour visit, HCO representative, Ms. Maria G. Sinanidou, lawyer, scientific associate of the HCO, spoke to the students of the 3rd grade of the high school about the basic principles of copyright, the meaning and importance of respecting copyright and avoiding actions that infringe such rights, with emphasis on the digital environment.

On Friday, November 4, 2022, the HCO started its cooperation with the 2nd Experimental High School of Athens for the year 2022-2023, as it carried out the first of three scheduled visits to the school.

During the two-hour visit, HCO representatives, Ms. Maria G. Sinanidou and Mr. Yannis Anagnostopoulos spoke to the students of the 3rd grade of the high school about the HCO, the services it provides to the public, the meaning and importance of respecting copyright and avoiding actions that infringe such rights, with emphasis on the digital environment.

The European Commission published Ethical Guidelines on the Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data in teaching and learning for teachers. The Guidelines address how AI is used in schools, to support teachers and students in their teaching and learning, and to support administrative tasks in educational settings.

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The WIPO “Young Experts Program” (YEP) aims to train the next generation of global IP leaders. Through this 2-year program, young and talented individuals will be groomed to not only understand the technical aspects of IP but also apply them in practice, to make an impact on a local and an international level. The training will take place in the WIPO headquarters in Geneva.

The HCO and the School of Law of the University of Athens, aiming at closer cooperation and strengthening the ties between the two institutions, proceeded on the 13.09.2022 to the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation.

The HCO has successfully completed the project RESPECT. RESPECT aimed to raise awareness among young people aged 15-24 of the harm caused by online piracy, to reduce the downloading of digital content from illegal sources and to encourage the use of legal alternatives.

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A RESPECT debate was held on 10 June on the theme "Online piracy: responsibility and response. Benefits for the creator and the user". The debate was organized by the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and ELSA Athens in the framework of the RESPECT programme of the European Union.

The HCO implements an EU project on the protection of copyright and related rights and the use of legal sources of content online.

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Wondering how?

Through the European RESPECT project, we invite you to take part in a photo contest on Instagram. With your participation, apart from the chance to win subscriptions to Cosmote TV and NOVA, you will help to raise awareness about respect of copyright and related rights, thus supporting creators and artists.