Active Learning Community for Upskilling Technicians and Engineers


  • Kalliopi Ntolou International Hellenic University, Greece
  • Despoina Parasyri Kavala Chamber of Commerce, Greece
  • Jacob Fantidis International Hellenic University, Greece
  • Panagiotis Kogias International Hellenic University, Greece
  • Eleni Papadopoulou International Hellenic University, Greece



engineering, technical staff, Erasmus programme, allCUTE, Industry 4.0.


Based on the data of a recent survey in European Union more than 40% of EU employees experienced a recent change in the technologies they use at work. According to the experts new technologies and structural modification in many areas and professions will provide a higher dependence on cognitive and interpersonal skills in future works. Active Learning Community for Upskilling Technicians and Engineers is a project, developed under Erasmus+ programme, KA2 and lasting from 1.09.2020 to 31.08.2022. It offers an alternative solution to address these challenges and needs by developing an active learning platform for engineering and technical staff in the sector of Machine Building and Mechatronics. This article also presents the results from the 2 lesson which realized in Kavala, Greece.


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Technical University of Gabrovo,

Gdansk University of Technology,

International Hellenic University,

University of Nis,

Cluster Trakia Economic Zone,

Gabrovo Chamber of Commerce and Industry,

Regional Chamber of Commerce,

Kavala Chamber of Commerce,

Serbian Chamber of Commerce,




How to Cite

Ntolou, K., Parasyri, D., Fantidis, J. ., Kogias, P., & Papadopoulou, E. . (2022). Active Learning Community for Upskilling Technicians and Engineers. The Journal of CIEES, 2(1), 25–31.