Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

Liberty Global strongly believes in the transformative power of the internet and the liberating power of technology. This is why it aims to develop and support initiatives that fuel people’s imagination and empower them to bring positive change in their communities, whilst developing digital skills. Liberty Global's flagship program, Digital Imagination, is a collective movement to create digital solutions that respond to pressing societal challenges. The main components include: 

  • Future Makers: creating exciting ways to learn the skills needed to thrive in the digital economy and create a positive social impact.
  • Original Thinkers: Supporting and investing in innovators and entrepreneurs to use digital to inspire social change.
  • Collective solutions: bringing people together to take part in using digital to solve the most pressing issues facing society.

Additionally to these main initiatives Liberty Global understands that it has a responsibility to protect children online. That is why it will continue to support initiatives like Safer Internet Day and invest in educational materials which provide young people, parents and teachers with the skills they need to stay safe online.

Last update: 23/06/2017
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Pledge Category

Digital skills in education
Digital skills for labour force

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/01/2017
End date: 31/12/2017

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: YES
Funding by the Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus", who acts as a beneficiary of the action "Teachers training for the exploitation and application of digital technologies in teaching activities- B' level ICT" funded by Operational Programme "Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning" NSRF 2014-2020.

Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece

The Western Greece University of Applied Sciences (former TEI of Western Greece) is a State Higher Education Institute autonomous and self-governed by its Academic & Administration Bodies.

Qualitative Impact

Through this action, we expect to upgrade the professional profile of teachers, incorporating skills related to modern tools and ICT use within school practices.

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
People trained with a blended online-face to face approach/teachers Train over 30 school teachers in the regional unit of Achaia, in order to upgrade their professional profiles, incorporating skills related to modern tools and ICT use within school practices 30 N/A

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

No evidence available about the progress.

Milestones

Milestone name Completion date Status
Application of training participants 30/04/2017 N/A
Trainings finalised 31/12/2017 N/A