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


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...

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

ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy

Due to the increasing use of technologies in the museum sector, new job profiles are now emerging within that sector. This paper written by Antonia Silvaggi and Federica Pesce published in the ENCATC Journal of Cultural Management and Policy Volume 8 describes the key findings of the research activities carried out in Greece, Portugal and Italy within the Mu.SA – Museum Sector Alliance – project funded by the European Erasmus Plus Programme – Sector Skill


A new special issue of ICOM’s peer-reviewed journal, Museum International, is dedicated to the theme "Museums in a Digital World". This issue includes an article by Ana Carvalho and Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) about Mu.SA project. The article is entitled: "Museum Professionals in a Digital World: Insigths from a Case Study in Portugal" and explores the key findings of the first phase of the research for the Portuguese case study. Museum International

Infoday of Mu.SA in Larissa, Greece

The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University, with the support of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Larissa, the Cultural and Science deputy mayorship of the Municipality of Larissa, the 'Larissa - the learning city" and the Association "Hippocrates in Larissa", organized an Infoday entitled "The management of digital cultural Heritage & Digital Skills for Museum Professionals" (in Greek "Η διαχείριση της ψηφιακής πολιτιστικής κληρονομιά &

Promotion of project MuSA at the infoday on Intergenerational Learning

The Infoday on Intergenerational Learning titled "Learning from Generation to Generation" was held with success and remarkable participation at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa – G. Katsigras Museum, on 29 November 2018. The event was co-organized by the DAISSy research group of Hellenic Open University, the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa, the "Hippocrates in Larissa" Association and the Larissa Deputy Mayor of Social Policy, as part of the "Larissa