ICDL HIGHLIGHTED IN UNESCO REPORT AS EXAMPLE OF AN INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL COMPETENCE FRAMEWORK

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 24th September 2018 at 10:42 am



A new report by UNESCO has highlighted the ICDL programme as a significant example of a digital skills framework around the world. ‘A Global Framework of Reference on Digital Literacy Skills for Indicator 4.4.2’ was published with the aim of providing a basis for an indicator of the, “Percentage of youth/adults who have achieved at […]


ICT in Education – Free Training for Teachers designed by TCD

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 7th September 2018 at 4:56 pm



This module is free to teachers to assist in the effective use of ICT to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment in the classroom.   The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as informed by input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies […]


Is learning coding and computing enough? (Part 3 of 3)

by Michael Tighe


Posted on at 4:32 pm



There is a bigger challenge when it comes to computing for everyone and in particular for young people. Even those who have an aptitude for coding may not have the maturity to discern the difference between reliable and unreliable information.   Information literacy is one of the key skills everyone needs in a world of […]


Computing as Part of the School Curriculum or an Extra-Curricular Activity? (Part 2 of 3)

by Michael Tighe


Posted on at 4:31 pm



Curriculum overload is an issue in Ireland. Our education system is pressured to integrate numerous subjects in already tight schedules and our teachers have to rapidly adapt to the changing needs.   The course also outlines considerations for planning an ICT-enhanced lesson. Helps teachers to understand safety, security and well-being considerations when using ICT in […]


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