How do Universities and companies deal with Data Literacy? To find an answer to this question, the Consortium of Dedalus managed a research coordinated by the University of Southampton. Please find below the executive summary, and the downloadable versione of the report (PDF) at the end of the page.

DEDALUS project is running for achieving its objectives. After the research phase, the Consortium in now managing the courses creation and the piloting phase.Parnet Universities are in charge of handling their lessons with students, so please find below a provvisional planning of what the Consortium is carrying on.


Is Data Literacy perceived as an important aspect of the personal competences? How are data competences spread around Europe? Are learning opportunities and initiative effective and well-known? To find responses to these question consortium partners of DEDALUS project carried out a large research, both thanks to desktop activities and interviews, in order to draw an European overview. Key findings of this research is at the basis of the next project activities with the aim of creating a unique European curriculum about Data Literacy and piloting a first pan-european course for University students. We will discuss about these key findings with Manuel Leon Urritia, lead of need analysis research for DEDALUS and researcher at the University of Southampton. Please join us during the online interview on 16th of October at 18:00 CET.

This live event is organized as part of the #EramusDays, an initiative promoted by the European Commission to promote researches and spread relative results regarding Erasmus+ projects and activities. Find more on #ErasmusDays website.

Consortium members have been gathered in Palermo on 20th and 21th of January, 2020. It has been an extraordinary opportunity to meet each others, exchange thoughts and compare different expertises in order to move ahead the activities of the first intellectual output.

Welcome to DEDALUS, a joint research project funded under the Erasmus+ Programme with the aim at DEveloping DAta Literacy courses for University Students

The project aims at equipping students with the necessary competences to cope with future digital challenges and to create an additional value for the enterprises and industries where they would be employed.