ICON Greece together with Shelter NGO in Portugal organised a Training Seminar on “Augmented Reality Games” for Youth Workers in May 2016 in Lisbon.
The seminar included
a) theoretical background on digital tools and augmented reality. Youth workers had practice on digital applications that can guide them to create augmented reality games without advanced ICT skills
b) practice by using augmented reality games in Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra. Youth workers together with youth groups had a tour in Quinta by using smart phones. Each group had a diffrent tour and explored different sights.
c) evaluation. Youth workers evaluated their new skills and knowledge and cocluded to suggestions for digital applications.
ICON Greece supports games for education and entertainment. ICON Greece organises field trips for groups which are made motivating by using augmented reality games.