Training of museum professionals and developing digital skills in Greece

The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University, organized with great success the event focusing on the “Training of museum professionals and developing digital skills”, on Monday 24 of June 2019 at the hotel Electra Metropolis in Athens, with speeches by the Hellenic Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and IEK AKMH, partners of the Mu.SA project. The subject of the event was to present the training activities organized within

APPLICATIONS FOR THE MU.SA SPECIALIZATION COURSE HAVE CLOSED! Mu.SA TEAM IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATES!

We would like to thank all candidates who took time and submitted their Expression of Interest for the Mu.SA Specialization Course! Please note that no further changes can be made to the submitted applications. The Mu.SA Team is currently working on the selection of candidates, screening all applications received. The Specialization course will start in 16 September 2019 and end on 13 March 2020. Totally, only 120 candidates will be selected to cont...

Mu.SA Contributes to the Digital Social Innovation Framework in the Museum Sector!

The Mu.SA project is featured in a new article, Digital Social Innovation and the Evolving Role of Digital in Museums. Authored by Haitham Eid, Associate Professor/Director, Master of Arts in Museum Studies Program, Southern University at New Orleans (USA) and published in the proceedings of MW19 Conference in Boston, MA (April 2 – 6, 2019). The article presents Digital Social Innovation (DSI) as a potential framework that can manifest the mission of museu

Organization of Certification Award Ceremony in Greece for Mu.SA MOOCers!

The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University organizes an event dedicated to the training of museum professionals and the development of digital skills. The event is part of the European Mu.SA project and will take place on Monday 24 June 2019 in Athens. In the event will be participation with speeches of the Hellenic Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the IEK AKMI, partners of the Mu.SA project. During the event, t

ARTICLE ABOUT MUSA PUBLISHED IN LATEST ISSUE OF ICOM PORTUGAL BULLETIN

A new issue of ICOM’s Portugal Bulletin (n.º 13, May 2019), is dedicated to the theme “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition”. This issue includes an article by Ana Carvalho and Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) about Mu.SA project. The article is entitled: "Os Profissionais de Museus no Mundo digital: Contributos do Projecto Mu.SA" and describes the activities carried out, including a summary about forthcoming activities. The full arti

Expression of Interest for the Mu.SA Specialization Course! Applications are now open!

Mu.SA initiated a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Essential Skills for Museum Professionals in which over 5.000 related professionals enrolled from around the globe and which was successfully completed in March 2019. All learners who successfully finished the MOOC, have the opportunity to enter the second phase of the training: a Specialization Course, with blended and work - based learning. Who? All successful learners of the MOOC are able to ap...

Expression of Interest for the Mu.SA Specialization Course! Applications are now open!

Mu.SA project team would like to thank all and each of you for your participation, your consistency and your enthusiasm on the MOOC course! Mu.SA initiated a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Essential Skills for Museum Professionals in which over 5.000 related professionals enrolled from around the globe and which was successfully completed in March 2019. All learners who successfully finished the MOOC are able to apply to the next phase in Speciali...

The Mu.SA project and MOOC in PatrasIQ2019

Mu.SA project and especially the scope, content and the worldwide interest of MOOC was presented in the 6thTechnology Transfer Exhibition - Patras Innovation Quest (Patras IQ), held in Patras from 12 to 15 April 2019. Patras Innovation Quest (PATRAS IQ) is a joint venture between the Ministry of Economy and Development and the Ministry of Education, Research & Religious Affairs, the Region of Western Greece, the University of Patras, the Hellenic Op

Mu.SA MOOC as good practice example in the EPALE community

The project “Mu.SA: Museum Sector Alliance” (ongoing project) is approved in the European Framework of Erasmus+ / Sector Skills Alliances. It aims to address the increasing disconnection between formal education and training and the world of work because of the emergence of new job roles due to the quickening pace of the adoption of ICT in the museum sector. Mu.SA addresses directly the shortage of digital and transferable skills identified in the museum s