DIGITALS

Successfully meet the challenges of the information age

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

NEW CHALLENGES

NEW SOLUTIONS

 

NEW SKILLS

To be a #citizen21
you need to be able to do things like:

 
  • Confidently navigate new technologies and social media; identify, select, read critically, and manage various sources of information;

  • Combine basic knowledge with problem solving to develop digital tasks;

  • Manage cloud computing and data storage; code programming, and understanding the logic of computational thinking;

  • Being a digital citizen, who is able to collaborate and interact online, contribute positive (non-toxic) content and interactions to create online communities and collective intelligence;

  • Use banking and e-government services. Buy and sell digital goods and services.

Learning to use a computer, a cellphone, or social media is not enough. Having digital skills means developing:

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Competence
Area
Skills
  • Information, data and basic technology literacy (browsing, searching, filtering and managing data, information, and digital content)
  • E-government services; online banking; online transactions; buying and selling goods and services online
  • Adopt, adapt and use digital devices, applications, and services
  • Use digital devices for learning and work
  • Virtual collaboration .
  • Developing digital content Interacting through digital technologies
  • Sharing information, integrating and re-elaborating digital content
  • Copyright and licenses
  • Participate in digital networks and use social media to share information and ideas
  • Critically read and creatively produce content (personal and professional) in a range of media
  • Programming
  • Ability to understand the problem and decompose it; extract and organize key elements for problem-solving
  • Ability to automate effective problem-solving methods and procedures using ICT devices and computers
  • Creating, storing, accessing and managing data and information in the cloud.
  • Programming skills to build, deploy, and manage applications.
  • Cyberbullying, Netiquette, legality of online material, digital footprints, privacy and safety
  • Engaging in citizenship activities through digital technologies
  • Manage digital reputation and online identity
  • Evaluating reliability and veracity of online information
  • Safety and ethical behavior

Sources: The framework is based on a review of existing digital competency frameworks
(TeachHub, 2019; European Commission, 2016; JISC, 2014; KERIS, 2019).

CERTIFICATION

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SKILLS IN ACTION

Habilidades digitales
 


Digital Literacy
 


Digital literacy and why it matters


What is Cloud Computing?


What is Media Literacy?


Computational Thinking


The essential elements of digital literacies: Doug Belshaw at TEDxWarwick


RESOURCES

Find out what the IDB Group has done in digital skills

#SKILLS21

21st century skills help individuals of all ages to reinvent themselves throughout life, adapt to changing and diverse circumstances, and identify opportunities for growth amid differences.

 

What are these skills?

ADAPTABILITY
Entrepreneurship
Motivation
Collaboration
Ethics
Perseverance
Communication
Global citizenship
Problem solving
Creativity
Growth mindset
Resilience
Critical Thinking
Leadership
Self-awareness
Learnability
Self-regulation
Empathy
Mindfulness