Category: Digital competences

Digital competences
Designing a DEI/EDI training program with key stakeholders
Digital competences

Designing a DEI/EDI training program with key stakeholders

TIEKE and Aalto University/CKIR are working in a European project developing training on EDI themes to management students and managers. We think that the localised part of this training would serve the Finnish working life best, if we would develop it with the key stakeholders.

Merja Sjöblom
Merja Sjöblom
Digital competences
In the DigiTeachers training teachers´ competences were assessed and identified with Open Badges
Digital competences

In the DigiTeachers training teachers´ competences were assessed and identified with Open Badges

In DigiTeachers Working Online pilot training European teachers were provided with digital skills and tools to be used in teaching. Training consisted of three modules, and each module´s skills were evaluated. When a module was passed, an Open Badge was issued.

Merja Sjöblom
Merja Sjöblom
Digital competences
Let the world know: Open badges for digital skills make expertise visible
Digital competences

Let the world know: Open badges for digital skills make expertise visible

With the rapid pace of technological development, continuous learning and updating of skills are essential. The nationwide digital skills badge constellation maintained by TIEKE Finnish Information Society Development Centre is a practical means of identifying and articulating digital skills. The constellation helps individuals to plan their careers, and companies to identify their staff’s skills.

Viestintätoimisto Aivela
Digital competences
Improving SMEs’ Digital Skills Together with Business Advisors
Digital competences

Improving SMEs’ Digital Skills Together with Business Advisors

A joint project between TIEKE and business advisory organisations, the Digital Business Advisory project, is developing both the digital skills of SMEs and the capacity of business advisors to advise companies on their digital development journey. The project will produce a nationwide advisory model that will significantly improve the access of businesses to digital advice tailored to their needs.

Suvi Alatalo
Digital competences
In the Digi Teachers piloting training, European teachers are being provided with digital skills and tools for teaching
Digital competences

In the Digi Teachers piloting training, European teachers are being provided with digital skills and tools for teaching

Digi Teachers Working Online project has progressed to the piloting phase, and the first version of the website has been published. In a five-country Erasmus+ collaboration project, the aim is to enhance the capabilities of teachers and instructors working with learners with special needs to implement online and hybrid teaching.

Hanna Vuohelainen
Hanna Vuohelainen
Digital competences
LogDigiS project promotes digital skills for in-house logistics SMEs
Digital competences

LogDigiS project promotes digital skills for in-house logistics SMEs

In-house logistics is present wherever goods move or trade takes place. As the sector is digitalising and automating at a rapid pace, there is an urgent need for skills development for staff, supervisors, and management to become more digitally literate. In the recently launched LogDigiS project of TIEKE and LAB University of Applied Sciences, we promote digital skills, work well-being and productivity of small enterprises in the field of in-house logistics in the digital transformation.

Suvi Alatalo
Digital competences
Minors in photographs – do parents have unlimited power in posting photos?
Digital competences

Minors in photographs – do parents have unlimited power in posting photos?

Managed to take a shot worth sharing of your child’s hobby with your mobile? Or would you like to spread some cheer by sharing an unintentionally funny photo of your child and their friends? If the answer is yes, you should take a minute to think about whether you have the right to share such photos to your acquaintances or friends on social media.

Terhi Rehtonen
Digital competences
Skills for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Building a Fairer Labor Market
Digital competences

Skills for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Building a Fairer Labor Market

On September 13th, 2023, the “Skills for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion” seminar brought together experts, academics, and other professionals in the field of business management and education. The event aimed to shed light on the pressing need for a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive labor market. This article provides insights into the discussions and findings of the day, which focused on addressing competence gaps, training needs, and best practices in the pursuit of equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

Hanna Vuohelainen
Hanna Vuohelainen
Digital competences
European perspective on EDI and the example of Pay Transparency Directive
Digital competences

European perspective on EDI and the example of Pay Transparency Directive

One of the highlights of the current term of the European Parliament has been Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission’s activity on equality, diversity and inclusion. During the last 4,5 years, Commission has launched numerous legislative proposals regarding equality, rule of law and promotion of human rights.

MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen
MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen
Digital competences
Enhancing Digital Skills for Teaching Staff: The Digi Teachers Working Online Project
Digital competences

Enhancing Digital Skills for Teaching Staff: The Digi Teachers Working Online Project

The Digi Teachers project is a collaborative effort between several European organizations, dedicated to training teachers of students with special needs. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shift to online education highlighted the urgent need for special education staff to enhance their digital skills. With DigCompEdu as a point of reference, the project responds to the challenge by developing a syllabus, a training course and a toolkit for teachers.

Hanna Vuohelainen
Hanna Vuohelainen
Digital competences
The EDIFY-EDU project is devising an open learning environment fostering EDI competencies
Digital competences

The EDIFY-EDU project is devising an open learning environment fostering EDI competencies

The EDIFY-EDU project responds to shifting work life needs by developing equality, diversity, and inclusion competences of business managers and management students. An online seminar in September showcases good practices from various European countries and addresses future competence needs.

Hanna Vuohelainen
Hanna Vuohelainen
Digital competences
Data protection is a fundamental right for minors – what does it mean?
Digital competences

Data protection is a fundamental right for minors – what does it mean?

Everyone, regardless of age, has the right to the protection of personal data concerning him or her and everyone has the right to their own personal data. Minors can exercise their data protection rights themselves, but their custodians may also have the right to exercise these rights on behalf of their child. In this article, we tell you when a custodian is permitted to exercise data protection rights on behalf of their child and when this is not possible. What does the controller have to consider before disclosing a minor’s personal data to their custodian?

Terhi Rehtonen
Digital competences
Five tips for parents: How to build your child’s awareness and understanding of data protection
Digital competences

Five tips for parents: How to build your child’s awareness and understanding of data protection

Children do not pick up data protection awareness and skills by themselves. In addition to early childhood education and care, schools and other entities that deal with and serve children, parents also have a major role in building awareness and competence in their children.

Oona Ojajärvi