GDPR and the 40 Thieves

by FORTH added on 07 Nov 2019

Brief description:
GDPR and the 40 Thieves is an interactive workshop that presents, in a very simple and entertaining way, issues related to the protection of personal data in the digital age. Also, through an experiential approach, it introduces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the fundamental rights it guarantees for all citizens of the European Union.
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(where the practice takes place)
Organization name:
(running the practice)
Organization type:
Contact person:
Dimitris Grammenos
Contact email:
(for further information and inquiries)
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Related resources:
(e.g., web site, publications,media)
Participants’ age groups:
Indicative number of participants:
20 - 200
Oriented to a specific gender?
(for the same group of participants)
Total duration:
(for the same group of participants)
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  • Classroom, formal learning space, etc.
  • Community lab, FabLab, non-formal learning space, etc.
  • Museum, science centre, outreach centre, library, zoo, etc.
What are the role(s) of the adult(s) running the practice?
  • Presenter
  • Facilitator
  • Mentor / Guide
During the practice, participants…
  • Make
  • Play
Participants work…
In pairs
What type of materials do participants use?
  • Pen and paper
  • Craft supplies / Stationery
Pedagogical approach:
  • Problem-based learning
  • Project (or task)-based learning
  • Collaborative-learning
  • Discovery-learning
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking
Social justice/equity approaches:
  • Free events/funding for those from low-income groups
  • Activities are designed to empower participants and meet their needs
Does the practice have (explicit or implicit) learning objectives?
Is the practice (explicitly or implicitly) connected to school curricula?
If connected in any way to school curricula, which subjects are covered?
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