European School Radio(ESR) (http://esradiosociety.eu) is a non profit civil scientific society that supports, guides, fosters and promotes the Web Radio European School Radio to the secondary education community in Greece and Europe (europeanschoolradio.eu).
The web application is available to all schools around Europe for radio production. Each teacher can register, enrol his/her school, create radio shows/messages or even to collaborate with other schools to make a common radio show and, finally, to upload the audio file so as to be transmitted through the web radio «European School Radio».
The Scientific Society was established in November 2013. In addition, it encourages and supports all events, activities and actions that promote media literacy in education.It has organised 2 festivals for the student Radio in schools (2fest.europeanschoolradio.eu) , and participated with live radio coverege in numerous events, such as ICT student conferences. Members of the board and other members have given numerous speaches and workshops to educators of public and private schools, starting from nursaries to senior high school. It has strategic partnerships with public bodies such as Education Radio and Television of the Ministry of Education (http://edutv.gr), institutions (universities http://www.jour.auth.gr/), institutes of technologies (http://www.it.teithe.gr/) and associations such as the Journalists Association(http://esiemth.gr) and other public bodies, eg local educational authorities, local government. Right now, it has 5 board members and around 30 members including academics, educators, journalists and other stakeholders in media. ESR board members are at the same time the managers and coordinators for the Web Radio. They are the founders and coordinators of the radio since the beginning in 2010 until today. Therefore, ESR holds and conveys the expertise around technologies, management and organisation, strategy and development, partnerships, communications and delivery of a wide spread web radio with a network of thousands of radio producers (radio groups). It has expertise on developing and organise a network of schools and radio groups and deliver a flowless radio programme in a single Web Radio. In fact, this year, it has 322 schools subscribed to the Web Radio. It has established a knowledge base of lectures and training on the Web Radio involvement for schools and educators. In addition, members participate in conferences and journals with related topic areas. ESR gains steady strength and popularity among the education community , media companies and organisations. European School Radio is the only large scale student radio in Greece and has been presented in a plethora of Mass media (TV, radio, press) the last years and has a respectable level of recognition at the society overall, which increases steadily.
President. Eftychia Touliou, PhD Canditate in Journalism & Mass Media Communication (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Teacher in public primary education
Vice President. Dimitrios Banos, Msc, ICT Teacher in puplic secondary education
Secretary. Anna Pateraki, Msc, ICT Teacher in puplic secondary education
Treasurer. Vasileios Schoinas, Msc, English Teacher in public secondary education
Member. Symeon Sideris, Undergraduate Student in Automation Engineering
Previous Administrative Council
President. Nikolaos (Nikos) Yagoulis, MSc, MBA, ICT Teacher in public secondary education, founder of European School Radio
Vice President. Anagnostis Genitzes, Msc, ICT Teacher in public secondary education, secretary for ESR society, responsible for the technical aspects of the web radio, founder of European School Radio
Secretary. Eftychia Touliou, PhD Canditate in Journalism & Mass Media Communication (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Teacher in public primary education
Treasurer. Panagiota Hatzikamari, Msc, Teacher in public secondary education, founder of European School Radio
Member. Dr. Anastasios Vafiadis, Phd, Chemistry Teacher in public secondary education, founder of European School Radio
Prof. Dr. Diamantaras Kostas, (Phd), professor at Institute of Technology ATEITH specialised in parallel and Intelligent systems