Ellinogermaniki Agogi Scholi Panagea Savva
Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) is an educational organization of private law, officially recognized by the state. EA was the first Greek educational organization, which applied ODL in secondary level education in the year of 1993. It is an institutional member of EDEN (European Distance Education Network), of STEDE (Science Teacher Education Development in Europe) network and of ECSITE (European Network of Science Centres and Museums) network. Since 1998, the organization has established a devoted department, the Research and Development (R&D) Department for the design, development and implementation of research activities in education, expanding the collaboration with Universities and Research Institutions across Europe.
The R&D Department acts as interface between the pedagogical research, the technological innovation and the school community. The work of the R&D Department which currently employs 18 full time researchers (10 PhD level, 8 MSc) focuses also on the following areas:
- the development of methodologies and empirical research to investigate processes of learning and knowledge acquisition in various subject-matter areas (physics, mathematics, biology, history, etc);
- the collaboration with computer science departments and artificial intelligence labs for the development of computational models and AI learning systems;
- the collaboration with Universities and private companies for the development and testing of educational software;
- the design of technology-supported learning environments.