• What did we learn from schooling practices during the COVID-19 lockdown?
    The unprecedented shift to remote schooling introduced in many countries in the spring of 2020 as one of the preventive measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 gave us the opportunity not only to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of remote schooling, but also to reflect on how education is being provided in general. We interviewed in total around 150 […]
  • European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators: DigCompEdu
    As the teaching professions face rapidly changing demands, educators require an increasingly broad and more sophisticated set of competences than before. In particular the ubiquity of digital devices and the duty to help students become digitally competent requires educators to develop their own digital competence. On International and national level a number of frameworks, self-assessment tools and training programmes have […]
  • Europe’s Digital Decade: digital targets for 2030
    On 9 March 2021, the European Commission presented a vision and avenues for Europe’s digital transformation by 2030. The Commission proposes a Digital Compass for the EU’s digital decade that evolves around four cardinal points: skills infrastructures business government The Commission will pursue the EUʼs digital ambitions for 2030 through concrete terms: targets and projected trajectories a robust joint governance […]
  • In 2021, 54% of people in the EU aged 16 to 74 had at least basic overall digital skills
    According to the Eurostat in 2021, 54% of people in the EU aged 16 to 74 had at least basic overall digital skills. The share of people aged 16 to 74 who had at least basic overall digital skills was highest in the Netherlands and Finland (both 79%), followed by Ireland (70%). On the other hand, the lowest share was […]