Fake News & Information on-line

FAKE NEWS & INFORMATION on-line By Akrivi Anagnostaki “We are not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic” T.A.Ghebreyesus, W.H.O. Director General. Let’s take a look at the everyday reality: overloads of information, much still unknown, unverified “research” claims spread by digital media. And we, the 2020 followers, as we learn more and more, Read More …

Standard for Digital Intelligence (DQ)

The world’s first global standard related to digital literacy, digital skills, and digital readiness, the IEEE 3527.1™ Standard for Digital Intelligence (DQ), was approved by the IEEE Standards Board on 24 September 2020. This is very much of interest and have applications and impact on the EU DISK Project, Digital Immigrants Survival Kit, and can one Read More …

New Digital Education Action Plan from the European Commission

The European Commission announced the New Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) on 30th September2020. The Digital Education Action Plan aim  for resetting education and training for the digital age. The DISK Project, Digital Immigrants Survival Kit is one piece of the puzzle of this action, especially the strategy as below on  Enhancing digital skills and competences for the Read More …

Virtual Meeting September/October

The project team met to a virtual meeting analyzing the current situation of runnng courses as well as discussing tools for the creating of multimedia-based and interactive content. Another issue was the analyses of the new-published “Digital Education” Action Plan of the European Commission. The DISK project is a small puzzle of this new plan Read More …

Ten Museums

Nowadays, that travelling abroad is restricted, virtual visits to other countries is an alternative solution. You can visit the important sightseeings of many countries, museums are amongst them. This is not difficult now, since most of the museums have created virtual tours of their exhibitions. And high digital competences are no necessary! Even a “digital Read More …

The European Competence Framework on Personal, Social and Learning to Learn from JRC

In the DISK project the DigComp 2.0 framework from Joint Research Center (JRC) and the European Commission, is used, which identifies 5 key components of digital competence, which can be summarized as: 1) Information and data literacy, 2) Communication and collaboration, 3) Digital content creation, 4) Safety, and 5) Problem solving. As another important, and timely Read More …

Digital Competences of European Citizens

Eurostat published a statistic about the digital skills of young people (aged between 16 and 24 years). The result – split to European countries – is interesting (In green color the partner contries of this project are marked): The situation considering all ages is completely different. It is visible that young people have an enormous Read More …

Digital Competence and Digital Skills

In the digital rush, it is necessary to cross competences and training programmes, which consider various groups of users with different digital skills. Digital competences is a general term used to describe or explain the ability to use ICT in specific contexts. The literature over digital competences has generated an abundance of different nominations such Read More …

The digital will

  Our digital identity after we die In a recent article published by The Guardian it is estimated that that by 2100 there could be 4.9 billions profiles of dead users only on the social network Facebook. As for the material items we leave after us, we should take into consideration all our personal digital Read More …

DISK-Course Modules

The DISK Project aims to develop modules for training courses to enhance digital competences. 15 different topics are on the list. This will be: Video production & use of video Images Techniques for image creating Images for documentation of specific situations (Create content, store, share data, use) Dealing with authorities and government (Know about governmental Read More …