Building Digital Competence

The UNESCO-UNEVOC Digital Competency Framework Online Initiative

9. Jun 2022 - 9. Jun 2022

Online, Global


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About the Event

This webinar launches a new initiative by UNESCO-UNEVOC to bring together digital skills and competence frameworks in an online portal. The work is led by Graeme Atherton, Glenda Crosling and Angela Lee from Sunway University, Malaysia.

Across the world over recent years, governments, international organizations and the private sector have been developing frameworks for digital competence which support citizens, policy-makers and practitioners to understand the skills required in the 21st century digital world. In technical and vocational education and training (TVET), the development of students’ digital skills and competence play a key role in preparing them for effective functioning in the digital economy and society.

The webinar is set to include inputs from organizations leading on the development of digital competence frameworks at the country and international level. It will also outline new ways forward for extending access to digital competency for all.

Speakers include:

  • Graeme Atherton, Glenda Crosling and Angela Lee, Centre for Higher Education Research, Sunway University, Malaysia (Project leaders)
  • Riina Vuorikari, Joint Research Centre (JRC) European Commission
  • Vikki Liogier, National Head of Ed Tech and Digital Skills, UK Education and Training Foundation
  • Jane Schueler, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Australia
  • TBC, European Training Foundation

Other speakers presenting national digital competence frameworks to be confirmed.



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