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 …

Why OER (Open Educational Resources) Matters

Education is a human right and fundamental for social justice. Education, and access to education is essential for a growing and healthy society in all sectors.  The key features in the UNESCO Sustainability Goal no 4 on Education (SDG4) encompass access, equity, inclusion, quality, lifelong learning and gender equality. Formal and informal learning are merging more than ever before, and lifelong learning has become a major concern worldwide. Open Educational Resources (OER) enables everyone to learn from worldwide quality learning resources, either as independent material for self-directed learning for informal learning or integrated it into formal curricula and courses. Read More …

Survey on Digital Competences – preliminary results from Greece

One of the first activities of the DISK project, the first Intellectual Output, will be a competence map. The partner organizations will define how skills and competencies, or competency definitions can be aggregated to form more comprehensive skills and competencies. This must be done separately for each module of the kit. Partner organizations performed an Read More …

The Digital Through the Eyes of the Analog

Parallel to the digitalization of the means and modes of functioning of the various sectors of society, there is also a digitalization of language. In coffee shops, on the radio, at the bank, at a conference or in a conversation in the park, at any moment a word may appear that refers to the digital Read More …