Individual Competences

Challenges on this theme

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Bad Vilbel - SmartNatives - From Digital 2 Smart
Let's help youngsters to become ProSumer rather than consumer of digital age...
Open to all
ECF Hackathon - Building the cycling city of the future
How can we accelerate a modal shift to #MoreCycling to address climate change? How can citizens, communities and organisations in all sectors of our society and economy play their part in the European Climate Pact?
Open to all
DigieduhackTADIL 2020
Our Challenge embraces several issues regarding PD and the new education world; pedagogical, social-emotional and content areas. The Hackathon experience will inspire the participating organizations to create new paths while empowering educators to turn into a “learn it-all” professional.
Conditions apply
Porto - Individual Skills Tracking for the 21st century
Evolution leads to bigger projects that cannot be achieved by single individuals. Teamwork is the key to tackle these superior issues. How to develop a user profile in a short period project or course, or in a long academic path, using Artificial Intelligence?
Open to all
Larnaca - DigiEduHack 2020: Tackling the Fake News challenge during and after CoVid-19
DigiEduHack Larnaca teams of innovative hackers will be tackling the multidisciplinary challenge to equip the public with the capacity to be responsibly informed through the avalanche of misinformation that prevails the social (and conventional) media.
Open to all

How can we foster effective use of digital technologies?

Digital skills and competences are needed by everyone, for active citizenship and for the job market.


Fostering  a confident, effective and safe use of digital technologies is essential for each individual to thrive in the digital era. Basic digital skills such as media literacy, online safety, and critical and responsible use of digital technologies are needed for communication, collaboration and content creation. The ubiquity of digital devices and applications, also requires educators to develop their digital competences.

On the other side, advanced digital skills are increasingly requested by a dynamic and technology based labour market.

How can we foster confident and effective use of digital technologies for individuals?
Basic digital skills - possible themes for challenges:

  • Creative, critical and responsible use of digital technologies
  • Critical thinking
  • Media literacy
  • Online safety

How can new and advanced digital skills be made more attainable?
Advanced digital skills - possible themes for challenges:

  • Computational thinking
  • Programming
  • Cybersecurity skills