Digitally Competent Educators Study Modules

The Digitally Competent Educators (DCE) short learning programme is designed to respond to educators' need for digital competences specific to their profession. The courses are suitable for educators who work in all levels of education. Read more and sign up for the modules!

The DCE short learning programme comprises three 5 ECTS courses which will develop your digital pedagogic competence in teaching and learning. 

You can choose just one or several courses to study. From the course pages below you will find more detailed information. There you can also register as a student and sign up for the course within the registration period.

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The workload of one module is estimated to be a total of 135 hours of work. If you complete successfully all three study modules of Digitally Competent Educators, you may order a certificate of completion and a transcript of records from the Open University's student services.

Study modules are developed and implemented jointly by the University of Jyväskylä (Finland), FernUniversität in Hagen (Germany), Universidade Aberta (Portugal) and Anadolu University (Turkey).



Studying online

  • The courses are on the Moodle learning platform. 
  • All course materials are available throughout the course. 
  • Guidance and support is provided during the course.
  • You will study both independently and with the other course participants. 
  • You don't need to be online at a specific time, but you should attend the course regularly. 
  • You are required to have basic computer skills in order to work online.