Building Digital Competence
The UNESCO-UNEVOC Digital Competency Framework Online Initiative
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.
- Sarah Elson-Rogers, UNESCO-UNEVOC
- Glenda Crosling, Sunway University, Malaysia: Extending digital competency across the world: what are the challenges and solutions
- Graeme Atherton, Summary of the project results so far
PANEL 1: REGIONAL DIGITAL COMPETENCE FRAMEWORKS
Riina Vuorikari/Anastasia Economou, Joint Research Centre (JRC) European Commission
DigComp/DigCompEdu – defining digital competences for teachers and learners (and citizens) at the regional level (legal status, defining key features, actions to encourage take-up, e.g. SELFIE)
| Jolien Van Uden/Olena Bekh, European Training Foundation
The READY Model – placing digital competence in the broader framework of teacher-trainer competence. Where does it sit? Why a broader framework rather than DigCompEdu?
PANEL 2: NATIONAL DIGITAL COMPETENCE FRAMEWORKS
Vikki Liogier, National Head of Ed Tech and Digital Skills, UK Education and Training Foundation
The Digital Teaching Professional Framework
| Jane Schueler, Associate, National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Australia
The Digital Skills Pathways model
| Patricia de la Fuente, INTEF, Ministry of Education
Spain – Framework of reference for digital teaching competence
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