Computing At School Festival (Heraklion)

Computing at School Festival (http://www.digifest.info) is a computing teachers’ initiative that brings together thousands of students in Greece who express themselves through computing.

Computing teachers, in primary and secondary schools, during the whole school year, help their students to make animations, movies and digital artefacts, to program computers, mobile devices, automata and robots. Therefore, students are no more ICT consumers. They become creators through Computing and STEM.

Our event is not a competition. It is a festival. That means every student that participates is a winner. Students don’t have to compete, they cooperate. There is no stress to win. Perhaps, that is why every year nearly 6000 students in 16 cities all over Greece, collaborate, create and present their digital work. It is also a free, open to society event and tens of thousands visit it.

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