EURIDICE presented 20×30 Europe’s Advanced Digital Skills Summit

The “20×30: Europe’s ADS Summit”, took place on 16 May in La Nave in Madrid. How to train 20 million European citizens in the next five years, to become specialists in Advanced Digital Skills: that is one of Europe’s priorities underpinning the Digital Decade policy initiative, in this era of rapid technological evolution. The EURIDICE project was one of the few projects that were invited for a special showcase. EURIDICE stood out for its goal … Read more

Successful EURIDICE joint degree workshop at Palacky University

A new international study programme is being prepared at UPOL Text and pictures are by Michal Zych, Olomouc,  24 April 2024 – translated from the original Czech article. EURIDICE’s Joint European Master’s programme on Digital Society, Social Innovation and Global Citizenship, which will start its teaching in September 2025, will equip students with advanced digital skills, legal knowledge and related social knowledge. The curriculum is currently being co-created, thanks to the collaboration between Palacky University … Read more

“Disasters, technologies and societal resilience” EURIDICE expert lecture

Guest lecture by Kees Boersma, professor of socio-technical innovation and societal resilience. 12 April 2024, 11-13h, VU Amsterdam, W&N Building De Boelelaan 1085, D107. Audience: Computer Science, Information Sciences, AI master students in the ICT4D elective module (96 master students), and project partners from Babafla and UDS. In this lecture, Kees Boersma explains how disasters are actually not natural. Hazards such as earthquakes and floods are natural events, but it is society who turns a … Read more

EURIDICE Curriculum Design workshop 20-22 March 2024

Twelve experts from three EURIDICE partners: University of Naples Federico II: (UNINA), University of Innsbruck (UIBK), and Palacky University Olomouc (UPOL) joined in a three-day curriculum design workshop to formulate requirements, structure and content of the curriculum for EURIDICE’s joint European master Digital Society, Social Innovation and Global Citizenship. This European joint master is an innovation in Higher Education and one of the core objectives of the EURIDICE project. Some questions addressed : How to … Read more

EURIDICE meeting at Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Berlin, 14 and 15 March 2024 – a delegation of the EURIDICE dissemination team came together at Haus der Kulturen de Welt (HKW) in Berlin. HKW is one of Germany’s lighthouses of culture. It is a great privilege for EURIDICE to have HKW as one of the cultural partners. HKW will contribute to EURIDICE’s communication strategy. How can we convey EURIDICE’s key ideas to a wider public? How can we spread the word and reach … Read more

Digital Society study visit UNIMAS-VU

From 21 February – 3 March, a delegation from EURIDICE’s associate partner UNIMAS, the University Malaysia Sarawak, did a study visit to VU Amsterdam to prepare and co-design educational modules in the framework of EURIDICE’s master Digital Society & Global Citizenship. Dr. Cheah WaiShiang, Computer Science lecturer at UNIMAS, researcher and course coordinator, together with Mr. Sim Wai Keng MSc., in close collaboration with lecturers from VU, UDS, AKMC and Babafla, will deliver a joint, … Read more

First EURIDICE Professional Life-Long-Learning Module: ICT for Social Good

Turin, Italy, February 2024. At the request of the University of Turin, Italy, EURIDICE has delivered its first Professional Life-Long-Learning module (WP4). It is entitled “Introduction to ICT4D and Interdisciplinary Applications”, and it has been delivered as part of Turin’s master degree program “ICT For Development and Social Good” (https://www.ictforsocialgoodmaster.eu/). 15 professionals in various areas of Development participated, from all over the world (Africa, Latin America, Europe, Middle East).