THE PROJECT

As a response to the changing data protection environment and the integration within GDPR of new and improved rights, specific processes and concrete measures, our partnership aims to incorporate the new digital mentality/intelligence that is being shaped to companies, employees and young learners, while at the same time respond to the fragmented certification system in the field.

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ABOUT GDPR

In response to this unprecedented technological penetration, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 is the most important change in data privacy regulation in the last 20 years. GDPR is short for the General Data Protection Regulation and has come into full effect May 25, 2018. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to individuals over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU.

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ABOUT KA3

Key Action 3: Support for policy reform provides grants for a wide variety of actions aimed at stimulating innovative policy development, policy dialogue and implementation, and the exchange of knowledge in the fields of education, training and youth. The main instruments that are managed through specific calls for proposals include: Initiatives for policy innovation and Civil Society Cooperation providing.

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RESULTS

  • A Joint Occupational Profile for DPOs
  • A Joint DPO VET Curriculum accompanied by a detailed WBL Scheme
  • An Awareness raising Curriculum on Data Protection for current and future employees
  • Data Protection and GDPR Learning Resources for learners and wider audiences and WBL Employer Manual
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DataPRO will enhance transparency and harmonization of Sectoral skills and qualifications

Developing a Joint Occupational Profile for DPOs

The Joint DPO VET Curriculum will be accompanied by a detailed WBL Scheme

Creating a new Certification Scheme for Data Protection

Development of a Concrete Methodology for Quality Assurance and Licencing of DPO VET Curricula

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Latest DataPRO News and Events

We have successfully completed our Training Needs Analysis

We have successfully completed our Training Needs Analysis

The DataPro project embarked on ambitious and extensive research with a view to identify, map and analyse the landscape regarding curricula provision at European and international level, the challenges, needs, skill gaps and training needs in the Data Protection field. We have conducted a survey, focus groups and in-depth interviews in three European countries and we have amassed valuable insights from almost 400 participants.

1st Steering Committee meeting

1st Steering Committee meeting

The 1st Steering Committee Meeting of the DataPRO project meeting was conducted on May 20th and 21st, 2019 in the premises of the European University Cyprus.

Meeting with the Cypriot Commissioner for personal data protection

Meeting with the Cypriot Commissioner for personal data protection

We were delighted to meet with the Cypriot Commissioner for personal data protection, Mrs. Irene Loizidou Nikolaidou on 22 of May 2019 to introduce her to our project and discuss data protection under the new landscape as shaped by GDPR.

Updating the EU Data Protection Field with new skills

Another one .... Updating the EU Data Protection Field with new skills

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