Digital skills are citizen skills – new short learning programme coming soon

The University of Jyväskylä is participating in the international European Short Learning Programme -project. The Open University is coordinating one of the four pilots that develop online training in digital skills for teaching and education professionals.

The new online short learning programme Digitally Competent Educators is being coordinated by the Open University and the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Jyväskylä and will be piloted in three partner universities.

“In contemporary society, there are no fields in which you wouldn’t need digital skills. To be able to train digitally skilled employees for the future, we need digitally skilled teachers and trainers at all educational levels from early childhood education to adult education,” says Leena Hiltunen, a university teacher of educational technology from the Faculty of Information Technology.

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International online education on digital skills for teaching and education professionals helps meet the demands of the working world (published 8.1.2020)