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CARDET is the leading research and development centre in the Mediterranean region with global expertise in education, digital skills, and capacity building. As the largest independent non-profit centre based in Cyprus, CARDET is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as the Yale University, the University of Nicosia and the International Council of Educational Media. CARDET has completed more than 400 projects relating to digital skills, inclusion, new technologies, gamification, upskilling pathways, innovation, and entrepreneurship. CARDET brings together an international team of experts with decades of global expertise in education research and development. Members of our team, board of directors, and advisory board have served in high profile positions for organisations like UNESCO, Commonwealth of Learning, OECD, Google, and the American Educational Research Association. The CARDET team has successfully participated in projects in more than 45 countries, several of which were supported by the European Commission, the United Nations Development Program, Microsoft, Google, The Commonwealth of Learning, international agencies and governments around the world. One of our core strengths is our ability to carefully plan, implement, execute and evaluate projects in various contexts.



Eftychia Xerou is a researcher and project manager in CARDET. Her research interests include planning of teaching material, creating online interactive environments, the enhancement of digital skills and the implementation of digital tools for educational purposes (robotics, programming, AR, VR, online resources etc.)