InterMediaKT and the Social Hackers Academy joined forces to organize the “Computer Literacy Weekend (CLW)”, on the weekend of February 23d -24th in Athens.
Computer Literacy Weekend was meant to help refugee and migrant participants to develop their digital skills, free of charge! It lasted 16 hours, starting from Saturday, February 23d at 10am and concluding on Sunday, February 24th at 8pm. The classes were offered by a graduate of Social Hackers Academy, who is also a refugee, assisted by the members of InterMediaKT.
This seminar was part of the Erasmus+ project, RITDHE: Refugee Integration through Dignity, Health and Employability (https://www.ritdhe.com/), which aims to improve the integration of refugees, via offering skills and opportunities for employability.
It was a full weekend with lots of knowledge which which we celebrated with graduating diplomas and the promise to meet again soon!
The 25 participant had the chance to participate in classes about:
1. Introduction to Computers
2. The internet
3. Using the Email
4. Present yourself with Slides
5. How to plan an event
6. How to plan with Calendar
7. Using Google Sheets
8. Curriculum Vitae
9. World Wide Web
10. IP protocol
A few words about the organizers:
InterMediaKT (https://intermediakt.org) is an NGO based in Patras, Greece, working since 2012 as a broker for vocational education, training and innovation at the European level. Through technology tools, collaborations and exchange of good practices, they try to achieve their main aim of Knowledge Transfer.
Social Hackers Academy (https://socialhackersacademy.org/) is the first tech education school in Athens for vulnerable groups.Their goal is to provide a path out of the camps and towards a dignified, financially independent life, by offering sustainable solutions to the problem like education and skills training.