CARDET (Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, research and development organization based in Cyprus, with partners around the world. CARDET is one of the leading institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean region for research and development. Our team strives to offer the highest quality services to benefit society. We collaborate with local and international organizations, public and private bodies, and across diverse disciplines in designing solutions for local and global challenges.

About organization Cardet


CARDET aspires to be one of the leading research institutes in the Euro-Mediterranean region in the areas of education, sustainable development, social justice and technology empowered solutions.

About organization Cardet


CARDET’s mission is to inspire next generation education, and to promote research, innovation, and development through evidence-based practices, cutting-edge research, and empowered people.


The world is faced with global challenges and societal problems which require collective and systemic efforts. Our work is based on the 3 SIGMA model: Systemic, Systematic, and Sustainable. The values that drive our efforts are:

Systemic and inclusive designs, taking into consideration the diverse range of all stakeholders and ideas.

Systematic, evidence-based and well executed strategies with the highest levels of commitment.

Sustainable designs for long-term impact.

Agile approach, constantly adapting, learning from the past, and designing the future.

Collaboration and synergy building for local and global partnerships.

Integrity and transparency in everything we do.


Foster systemic, systematic, and sustainable development

Develop education and training solutions for diverse contexts and clients

Advance basic and applied research across disciplines

Promote equality and social justice for all

Develop partnerships and collaborations across the globe

Strengthen the role of civil society and promote civic engagement

Study media literacy, visual literacy, social media, and the impact of ICT in education and society

Inspire innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and social change

Clients and Partners

CARDET has collaborated with organizations, governments, international agencies, and corporations in Asia, Europe, and the USA. The CARDET team has successfully completed more than 200 projects in more than 40 countries, reaching out to more than a million people. Several of our projects were supported by the European Commission, The Commonwealth of Learning, the United Nations Development Program, USAID, EuropeAid, Microsoft, Google, and governments around the world.

ISO certification

Our team is composed of world experts who have global expertise in designing and implementing projects. CARDET is ISO 9001 certified for quality in management, research, and education services.