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The Onassis Foundation, in an effort to meet the needs of the present and take on the challenges of the future, has developed a series of social, educational, cultural and developmental initiatives, making a bold statement when it comes to important events and serious issues of our times. Among them:

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PROJECTS - INITIATIVES

THE ACADEMY OF PLATO: THE CITY AND THE CITIZEN
THE ACADEMY OF PLATO: THE CITY AND THE CITIZEN

The project Greek Cogitation Colloquia: Experiential Learning Programs has been designed by the Cultural Foundation Alexander S. Onassis and is implemented in collaboration with the National University of Athens' as a “project in progress and in motion”. Leading thinkers, scholars, scientists, artists and intellectuals from around the world will participate in public conferences, debates, educational activities, training programs, workshops and experiential learning programs.

The project aims at life-long learning of all people through a wide range of experiential activities, opening new ways of thinking and reflecting issues of global and enduring interest, focusing on the Greek way of thinking and the geographic location of Plato's Academy.

Experiential learning programs include the following actions:

(A) Words and Thoughts
(B) Visual Dialogues
(C) Workshops
(D) Parallel activities

and appeal mainly to adults (teachers, scholars, students and general public). The duration of the program is 24 months, will be implemented throughout three years (2012-2014) and will culminate in 2013 (European Year of Plato).

The project is being implemented in frame of the project named Academy of Plato: The City and the Citizen” which is co-financed from National and European Funds through the operational program “Education and Lifelong Learning” 

The main website of the Project “Academy of Plato: The City and the Citizen”  is here.

Take a short look at the experience courses that took place in 2012 video.

Take a short look at the experience courses that took place in 2013 video.

For the Project we have designed a Learning Management System , as a repository of educational material and as a website where people could have e-learning lessons based on the 4 categories mentioned above. Through the Learning Management System you can find reference material for all the categories of experimental learning courses which are taking place in the frame of the project.  The access to the Learning Management System is free and you only have to Login.

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