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Digital Competence Framework

 

 

Digital competence is one of 3 cross-curricular responsibilities, alongside literacy and numeracy. It focuses on developing digital skills which can be applied to a wide range of subjects and scenarios.

 

The Framework has 4 strands of equal importance, each with a number of elements.

 

  • Citizenship – which includes:
    • Identity, image and reputation
    • Health and well-being
    • Digital rights, licensing and ownership
    • Online behaviour and cyberbullying.

 

  • Interacting and collaborating – which includes:
    • Communication
    • Collaboration
    • Storing and sharing.

 

  • Producing – which includes:
    • Planning, sourcing and searching
    • Creating
    • Evaluating and improving.

 

  • Data and computational thinking – which includes:
    • Problem solving and modelling
    • Data and information literacy.