The Emphasys Centre, was establishedin 1998, andoperates asan Education, ICT Training Centre, Research and Software Development Centreapproved by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth.It is organized in 4 inter-related departments:
- The Education Departmentwhich offers validated and accredited IT courses, as well asCareer Counseling Services.
- The ICT Training Departmentwhichincludes twohighly equipped units: (a) theSTEAMUnit which offers courses to young people combining Robotics, 3D Design and Printing, as well as Coding through Video Game guided with ‘Lego Education Trainer’ instructors, and (b) EU Training Unitwhich provides wide selection of Erasmus+ KA1 Learning Mobility Courses for EU professionals and citizens.
- The Research Departmentthat works with several organizations on EU projectsunder a number of funds (e.g. Erasmus, AMIF, AAL, Justice)
- The Software Development Departmentwhichis involved in the design, development, pilot-testing and evaluation of various e-learning tools, games, mobile apps, platforms, websites, applications and assessment portals etc.
Emphasys is an active member of many networks such as the European Digital Learning Network (DLEARN), CONNECT INTERNATIONAL and CRES – Centre for Research and European Studies – Future Business.