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The HCO’s educational programme “Copyright and Related Rights” received the approval of the Ministry of Education for the current school year. The programme is addressed to pupils of Elementary Schools for the school year 2018-2019.

Teachers who decide to implement the programme can include it in the programmes of School Activities of First Degree Education. Alternatively, for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades of the primary school the programme can be implemented in the Flexible Zone, while for the 5th and 6th grades, it can be taught in the framework of related knowledge objects and/or interdisciplinary approach.

On Friday 23rd of February 2018, HCO, responding to the invitation of the teacher Mrs. Lamprini Stasinou, paid a visit to the 39th Elementry School of Peristeri. The representative of the HCO had the chance to discuss with the students of the sixth grade about copyright and to respond to their questions that were extremely interesting and to the point.

On Tuesday the 20th of February 2018, the HCO presented the actions undertaken for the promotion of the educational programme about copyright and related rights. The Conference was entitled IP in Education and was organized by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU.

On Thursday, February 8th 2018, the HCO organized an educational visit at the CGS Costeas-Geitonas School in Pallini Attikis, after the initiative of one of its teachers Ms. Stamatopoulou Aggeliki.

The HCO representative took the opportunity to talk with the pupils of the 2nd grade of the junior high school and answer their questions.

The pupils of the 2nd, 5th and 6th grades of the Primary School of Salmoni (Ilia), on the initiative of the teachers Mr. Konstantinos Tsoglis, Mrs. Dionysia Tsami and Mrs. Sofia Choriga carried out the program "Copyright and Related Rights" and put into good use the educational material sent to them by the HCO.

On Friday the 28th and Saturday the 29th of April 2017, the HCO participated in the Convention with the title “Child and Information: Quests and approaches to History, Law – Ethics, Culture” that was held in the Corfu Reading Society. The conference was co-organized by the Research Team of the Ionian University “Information: History, Regulation, Culture” (IHRC)

On Monday, April 10 2017, the HCO participated in the 2nd Conference on Experiential Education that was organized by Politistiko Parko at the Lycabettus Multicultural Center in Athens.

The purpose of the conference was to stress the importance of experiential educational programs

On Thursday, April 6th 2017, the HCO and the Regional Directorate of Primary Education of Evia organized a seminar at the 4th Primary School of Chalkis with the title “Copyright and Education”.

The aim of the seminar was to inform teachers of Evia about the educational programme «Copyright and Related Rights» that was launched by the HCO

On Tuesday, April 4th 2017, the HCO organized an educational visit at the Primary School of Lechaion Korinthias after the initiative of one of its teachers Ms. Archondoula Georgiou.

The HCO representative took the opportunity to talk with the pupils of 4th, 5th and 6th grade and answer their questions. Also, informative material was distributed to pupils and teachers.

On Friday, March 31st 2017, the HCO organized an educational visit at the 15th Primary School Of Acharnes after an invitation from the 3rd grade and their teacher Ms. Marilena Tsarsitalidi.

The HCO representative used an hour from the flexible zone in order to talk with the pupils and answer their questions.

On Thursday, April 16 2017, the HCO organized an educational visit to the 1st primary School of Kryoneri, Attiki.

The pupils of the 6th grade had already made use in class of the HCO’s educational material and our representative was able to talk with the pupils and answer their questions.

The animated short film “Orpheus Creating…”, produced and directed by Panagiotis Rappas, will participate in the competitive section of the Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival.

The Golden Kuker Festival takes place every year since 2010 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The animated short film "Orpheus Creating...", produced and directed by Panagiotis Rappas, participates in the competitive section of the Corfu Animation Festival (short films for children category). The Corfu Animation Festival is an international animation festival that takes place every year in the Island of Corfu.

On Friday, March 2nd 2017, the HCO organized an educational visit at the Music School of Thessaloniki in the framework of the lesson "Music Ensembles (Musical expression and creation)".

The famous singer Charoula Alexiou gave a speech at the event.

On Friday, February the 10th 2017, a representative of the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) visited the Elementary School of Isthmia of Korinthos in order to make a presentation about copyright and to discuss copyright related issues with the pupils of the fifth and the sixth grade.

The pupils of the 6th grade of the 1st Primary School of Kryoneri, Attiki, on the initiative of their teacher Mr. Konstantinos Kalemis, put into good use the educational material sent to them by the HCO. They immediately engaged into activities with the purpose of understanding the concept of Copyright.

The HCO’s educational programme “Copyright and Related Rights” received the approval of the Ministry of Education for the school year 2016-2017. For the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades of the primary school the programme can be implemented in the Flexible Zone. For the 5th and 6th grades, the programme can be implemented as part of the Social and Political Education and through the Cultural Activities. In all the grades there can be interdisciplinary implementation of the program.

From 5 to 7/9/2016 the HCO, representing Greece, participated in the 11th Session of the ACE (Advisory Committee on Enforcement) that was organized by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) in Geneva.

On Wednesday, April the 14th 2016, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Regional Directorate of Primary Education of Epirus organized a seminar in the city of Ioannina (at the Cultural Hall "Dimitris Chantzis") for the promotion of the educational programme «Copyright and Related Rights».

On Tuesday, April the 13th 2016, the Hellenic Copyright Organization (HCO) and the Regional Directorates of Primary and Secondary Education of Preveza organized a seminar in the city of Preveza (at the 4th Elementary School of Preveza) for the promotion of the educational programme «Copyright and Related Rights».