I.CO.N (Inclusion in COmmuNity), is a Greek non-profit educational organisation in Rodos that offers a broad spectrum of educational and social activities.

ICON Greece was initiated as an informal group of educators and students aiming to enhance inclusion in the school community –for students with special skills, different cultural backgrounds or belonging to vulnerable groups as Roma, foreign, repatriate, refugee. ICON Greece started by implementing volunteer activities and educational projects at Secondary Schools in Rodos at the context of extra curricular activities such as Environment, Culture, Health Promotion, Creative Assignments, Social Inclusion, Skills Development, Social and Emotional Learning and Career Guidance.

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Title: « Culture heritage and Gamification in Education»

Project code 2020-1-EL01-KA227-SCH-094519

Duration: 2 years

Applicant Organisation

ICON Greece, NGO

Partners:

Greece

  • DIMOKRITIO PANEPISTIMIO THRAKIS, University
  • ETAIRIA DRASEON EPIMORFOSIS, NGO
  • Geniko Lykeio Iasmou, General Upper Secondary school

Italy

  • V.E.M. srls
  • Istituto Istruzione Superiore “P. Mazzone”

Spain

  • IES El Sobradillo, Secondary School
  • Associació Meraki Projectes de València, NGO
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“Culture Heritage and Gamification in Education” is related to the utilization of cultural heritage in education, by integrating the strategy of gamification in the modern school. As technology influences and is influenced by culture, and in this context, dialogue between them is more relevant and imperative than ever. The integration of this strategy is dictated by both pedagogical and socio-economic reasons, which stem from the influence of science and technology in the modern world. The digitization of cultural heritage and its integration into various subjects in school should go with an integrated approach to cultural heritage that, instead of isolating it from everyday life, encourages interaction between it and civil society.

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