European Investment Fund and EIT Digital team up to close digital skills gap in Europe

The agreement between EIF and EIT Digital, an innovation community of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) supporting the EU's digital transformation, has a maximum volume of €2.5 million. This financing will allow EIT Digital to offer deferred payment schemes for students and learners participating in its courses, thus improving access to education. Future EIT Digital students and learners will be able to apply for the new scheme from June 2021 onwards, it is expected that around 500 people can benefit from the scheme.

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The CODE Digitalization and Graphic Design training program in Greece has been concluded!

The trainers in the Digitalization and Graphic Design training program in Greece (organized by APOPSI S.A.) are proud of the students for their performance, dedication, creating thinking and the knowledge they acquired during the seminar. The theoretical and applied scientific knowledge they received concerning Visual Communication was successfully completed on 28/05/2021, which was the last day of the seminar. 

The aim of the program was to adequately upskill young people from all over Greece in order to become valuable employees in private companies and public organizations in the field of visual communication. The seminar ended with the presentation by the participants of their final project, which had as a main theme the two hundred years since the Greek Independence War (1821-2021). 

Indicative examples of those projects are presented below:

Project of Ms Aggeliki Tsoumani: Traditional Hellenic female dresses from the 19th century 

Project of Ms Maria Dima and Ms Marinela Ntreou: Brochure presenting landmarks of the Greek Liberation War

Project of Mr. Ioannis Argyriou: Mockup website presenting the symbols and flags of the Greek Independence War of 1821

The CODE 3D animation training program in Greece has been concluded!

We are happy to announce that the 3D animation training program, organized by APOPSI S.A. has been successfully completed in Greece. On 28/05/2021 the final online session of the program toom place.

During the training sessions, that started on 08/02/2021, the Greek students worked on several 3D animation exercises and at the end they presented their final project on the subject of the Greek liberation war Bicentennial (1821 – 2021).

In their final assignments the students used a variety of techniques that were taught during the course of the seminar. With steady work and on-going guidance, the results of the workshops were very satisfactory.

Throughout the seminar, opportunities were given to the selected participants to learn about designing in 3D environment and to develop their skills through exercises and workshops under the on-going guidance of the instructor. During the courses, students learnt about the history of 3D design and animation, several 3D model creation techniques and were informed about the professional opportunities of the field.

Below some indicative examples of the trainees' final 3D animation projects are presented:

Project of Mr. Nikolaos Tsourapis

 Project of Ms Maria Giannakou

Project of Mr. Sotiris Nastasis

Project of Mr. Konstantinos Ristas

Project of Mr. Ioannis Vichos 

Ready for graduation!

In the end of May Tartu Art School CODE students presented their final portfolios. Every student got the chance to talk about their portfolio and show their artwork. Our teachers and also other CODE students gave them feedback about what they could do better and what was great about their portfolio.

It was definitely an inspiring few hours! It's impressive, what the students learned only in half a year. All the portfolios were quite different and stood out in their own way. Now our CODE students are ready to graduate and take on new challenges.

The first 3D Max and Maya course have finished

We are happy to inform you that the first training course in the 3D MAX and MAYA programs, organized by the Human Resources Development Agency was successfully completed.

During the training sessions, the students managed to make their own 3D figures of a robot, and at the end the best ones presented their fast animations which was their final exam.

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