Kotsovolos, a member of Dixons Group, on Friday presented KODE, a pioneer e-learning platform in Greek, offering the opportunity to more people to learn a new language, the language of a digital world.
KODE was created in cooperation with BCA College and was designed to meet a growing need of young people not only to use technology but to create it, turning their ideas into reality.
In a news conference, Kotsovolos and BCA College said that demand for computer programmers was around 350-400,000 job positions currently in the European Union, a number expected to reach 800,000 by 2020.
The KODE program is addressed to young and adults, over the age of 15. The platform is easy to use and navigate while learning is made through video.
KODE will signal the beginning of one of the biggest corporate social responsibility programs launched by Kotsovolos. The company expects to offer more than 120,000 rights of use within the first 12 months of operation.
Andreas Athanasopoulos, vice-president and chief executive of Dixons South-East Europe, said Dixons as the number one technology company in the retail commerce sector fully understands the need of young people not only to use this technology but to create it also. “We are offering the first electronic platform to learning code in Greek, opening new social horizons to consumers and the society, in a digital world,” he said.
Charis Daskalakis, managing director of BCA College said the organization exploited the best human resources offered by the country, researchers and professors with remarkable career in Greece and abroad, along with developers, graphic designers and expert teachers on internet education.