Learning for
Today’s

World

Giving access to high quality, innovative
educational programs, in collaboration
with internationally recognized
institutions.

Curiosity

Creative thinking

Problem solving

Engagement

Racecar Challenge

June 18, 2022

An autonomous racecar competition based on a course from the Beaver Works Summer Institute, in collaboration with Pierce – The American College of Greece and Junior Achievement.

Learning For

Today’s

WORld

Giving access to high

quality, innovative

educational programs,

in collaboration with

internationally

recognized institutions.

Curiosity

Creative thinking

Problem solving

Engagement

Racecar Challenge

June 18, 2022

An autonomous racecar competition based on a course from the Beaver Works Summer Institute, in collaboration with Pierce – The American College of Greece and Junior Achievement.

Mathisi Initiative

A nonprofit organization founded in 2019 by volunteers sharing a passion for fostering a love of learning and exploring today’s fast evolving and fascinating world.

Our mission

Our mission is to provide pre-high school students (12- to 14/15 -year old learners) with local and affordable access to programs of internationally recognized excellence and relevance, to foster independent and curious life-long learners.

Our approach

We seek proven programs promoting student-engaged learning, transdisciplinary, reflecting current scientific and technological developments, and preparing students for a fast-changing world.

Our process

We research remarkable programs, develop collaborations with originators and educators, and facilitate implementation and deployment to ensure access to school-age learners regardless of their academic levels and economic means.

Let’s make a difference together!

200

Students

4

Actions

20

Schools

Our actions

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2021-2022

Racecar Challenge in collaboration with the Beaver Works Summer Institute

Together with Pierce – The American College of Greece and Junior Achievement Greece, Mathisi announces the Panhellenic Robotics Competition Racecar Challenge for Gymnasio students in Greece.

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2020-2022

STEM Modules Development

Drawing on its resources and experience, and in collaboration with local educators, Mathisi is developing a subset of the modules it had offered in its STEM camp with the support of MIT JWEL. 

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2020-2021

Autonomous Racecar program in collaboration with the Beaver Works Summer Institute – Pilot

For the first time in Europe, together with Pierce – The American College of Greece (“Pierce”) and the Moraitis School, Mathisi introduced the middle-school race car program miniRacecar designed and offerd by Beaver Works Summer Institute from the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory.

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2019

Mathisi STEM Camp @ Moraitis School

An English-language day-camp developed in collaboration with the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) and taught by MIT student educators and Greek teachers.

Our collaborations

Beaver Works MIT, collaborator

BWSI

The Beaver Works Summer Institute (“BWSI”) is part of Beaver Works, a joint venture between MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the MIT School of Engineering that is envisioned as an incubator for research….

MIT J-WEL

MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is a private university in the United States that is consistently ranked among the top universities in that country and, indeed, world-wide. The MIT Abdul Latif Jameel….

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement Greece is a non-profit organization which was founded in Greece in November 2005 by the initiative of the Greek Federation of Industries. Junior Achievement Greece conducts educational pr….

The Moraitis School

The Moraitis School is a private educational organization since 1936 that accepts children from Nursery through to the completion of education in Senior High School and provides them with a friendly environment….

Pierce is one of Mathisi's collaborators.

Pierce - The American College of Greece

Offering high quality, personalized secondary (Gymnasium – Lyceum; International Baccalaureate Diploma Program) education, Pierce is one of three divisions of The American College of Greece (ACG), the oldest and largest American-based….

Contact Us

If you are a teacher, school principal, university student or have a similar interest in education and are interested in using the material we have used or introduce in other schools, do not hesitate to contact us.

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