The Centre was established
in 2018 with the aim of organizing the University of Crete’s continuous
education, professional training, and lifelong learning activities.
learning technologies, face-to-face teaching/learning, and blended course
modules, the Centre oversees a wide range of professional training programmes
in the following areas
audiovisual and digital media
blended learning, e-creativity
& health care
[Current programmes available here –
The Centre issues
Certificates of Training to trainees who successfully complete a programme.
Additionally, for continuing vocational education or training programmes, ECVET
credits are allocated. The number of ECVET credits awarded varies between
programmes, reflecting the effort made and the learning outcomes obtained. In
special cases of short-term seminars, which do not lead to the award of a
training certificate, a certificate of attendance may be issued.
The Centre is managed
by an advisory council comprising the Centre’s President (Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs, Lifelong Learning,
International Relations & Outlook, Professor Georgios Kossioris) representatives
from each of the University’s five Schools, and the Centre’s Director (Antonios
Hourdakis, Professor, Dept. of Primary Education)