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

First Report on Evaluation of GDPR by the European Commission

First Report on Evaluation of GDPR by the European Commission

On June 24, 2020, the European Commission (“the Commission”) submitted its first report on the evaluation and review of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) to the European Parliament and Council. The report is required under Article 97 of the GDPR and will be produced at four year intervals going forward.

EU toolbox for mobile applications for contact tracing and warning

EU toolbox for mobile applications for contact tracing and warning

The EU Member States have created a common EU toolbox, developed collaboratively by the e-Health Network with the support of the European Commission on mobile applications to support contact tracing in the EU’s fight against COVID-19. The common approach aims to exploit the latest privacy-enhancing technological solutions that enable at-risk individuals to be contacted and, if necessarily, to be tested as quickly as possible, regardless of their location.

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.

Updating the EU Data Protection Field with new skills

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