History of Collaboration

The Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology signed an agreement on March 21, 2014 at Kavala, Greece formalizing the collaboration with Athabasca University, in the presence of the following:

  • The Institute’s Administration Authorities,
  • Mr. P. Petmeza, Consul of Canada,
  • Ms. Z. Delimpasi, the head of the International Relations Office of the Embassy of Canada, and
  • Professors Mohamed Ally and Martha Cleveland-Innes, representatives of Athabasca University.


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Prof Mohamed Ally  CDE Athabasca University (left)

Consular P Petmezas (right)  and Zoe Delibasi  – Canadian Embassy in Greece,  exploring Hephaestus lab with the assistance of John Nolan (in the middle)

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Signing the renewal  of the MOU

President of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology Prof Athanasios Mitropoulos with the Vice Presidents Prof. D Mpantekas and D Emmanouloudis , representatives of Canadian Embassy in Greece, Prof Avgoustos Tsinakos Prof Mohamed Ally and the Director of the MDE Prof Marti Cleveland Innes (via videoconference)


Press Conference after the renewal

From left to right  Vice President International Affairs Prof D Emmanounoudis, Prof Mohammed Ally, Persident EMATTECH A. Mitropoulos, representatives of Canadian Embassy in Greece Consular Mr. P. Petmezas and Z. Delibasis

The collaboration between the two institutions has also produced two books:

Tsinakos A. and Ally M. (2013). Global Mobile Learning Implementation and Trends (Open Book) . Published by China Central Radio & TV University Press, Beijing China 10 2013, ISBN 978-7-304-06343-6.

Ally M. and Tsinakos A. (2013). Increasing Access through Mobile Learning (Open Book) Published by Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University, Vancouver, 2014, ISBN 978-1-894975-64-3.