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Welcome to the data.europa academy! Here you can find all available courses, which are structured along four themes: policy, impact, technology, and quality. These four themes cover topics ranging from the open data basics to new trends and challenges in the open data landscape. You can search for and filter courses based on your interests.

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  • Format
    Webinar
    Reading
    E-learning
    Videos

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand the definition and the importance of open data platforms
    • Learn about the future of open data portals
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Open data formats
    Technology
    Quality
    Format
    E-learning

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand the definition of data formats. Emphasising the difference between data structures and data formats.
    • Recognise specific data types, such as legislative, statistical and geographic data, which require special treatment.
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    Webinar
    Reading
    E-learning
    Videos

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand the importance of defining and measuring open data impact
    • Get a basic understanding of how to assess the impact of public data resources re-use
    • Learn about existing approaches to measuring economic, social, and environmental impact, including their commonalities and differences
    • Understand the value of a joint European approach and how to collaboratively shape it
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    E-learning

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand why cleaning data is important
    • Understand common data errors
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    Reading
    Videos

    Learning objectives:

    • Learn how European data protection law (notably the GDPR) impacts the possibility of sharing data sets containing personal data
    • Understand the impact of the recent Schrems II decision on international data sharing
    • Learn what approaches to data governance are applied to resolve some of these issues (including via the proposed Data Governance Act
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    Reading

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand the definition and importance of data provenance and lineage
    • Understand common applications areas and challenges
    • Gather insights into approaches that allow the tracing of data provenance and lineage.
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    E-learning

    Learning objective:

    • Understand the definition and importance of locating hidden data on the web
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    Videos

    Learning objectives:

    • Learn best practices of top-down and bottom-up initiatives where standardisation or homogenisation of data publication is happening.
    • Understand how dataset homogenisation would lead to better interoperability and disrupt data silos.
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    Webinar
    Reading
    E-learning
    Videos

    Learning objectives:

    • Understand the definitions and importance of open data sustainability.
    • Learn how topics such as open data publishing, searching, and ecosystems can ensure open data portals to remain relevant and useful for the community they serve.
    • Understand future-proof portal models by policymakers, public administrators, suppliers of open data tech, and user groups depending on resources such as data.europa.eu to access the open government data ecosystem.
    • Learn new methods and approaches to add value to the Portal’s resources, including harvested datasets, and new mechanisms to support community building.
    Last update: 11/03/2022
  • Format
    E-learning

    Learning objectives:

    • Learn about the web of linked open data.
    • Understand how the 5 Stars of open linked data can help you start browsing the web of data.
    • Understand and being able to recognise the first 3 stars.
    Last update: 11/03/2022