Education, Training and Certification


Education, Training and Certification

Welcome to the Education, Training and Certification working group of UniteIT!

In the digital age it is crucial to change and adjust formal education curricula. But it is even more important to raise awareness about non-formal, vocational training and certification in ICT for people to learn new e-Skills and stay active in the digital job market.

For any questions, please contact the group moderator Gabriela Barna.

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Members: 118
Latest activity: Mar 7

Summary of topics

This group will be working around the following 3 topics, through direct discussions, webinars and joint project work.

Topic 1: Alignment with Education and Training 2020 strategic framework

  • Identify common reference tools and approaches in education and training among UNITE-IT network members
  • Facilitate peer learning and the exchange of good practice, including the dissemination of outcomes
  • Collect evidence and data from all relevant European agencies, European networks, and national organisations
  • Make full use of the opportunities available under EU programmes, particularly in the field of lifelong learning and the new Erasmus+ Programme

Topic 2: Training and matching for digital jobs – broadening training opportunities for youth: from digital empowerment to IT careers

  • Development of training programmes that meet employers skills needs and provision of effective placement services to help people into jobs (ICT practitioners, career changers, midcareer workers from adjacent work areas)
  • Models of collaboration with industry (specific training packages designed or codesigned with IT industry)
  • Basic digital training courses – targeting the offliner

Topic 3: Certification

  • The European e-Competence Framework and mapping of current certification programmes implemented by UNITE-IT members to the EeCF Industry certifications (global, European); Country specific certifications

Group Discussions

Mobile applications and learning materials about effective use of mobile devices for people with disabilities

Posted by Henriett Hangodi Nov 21, 2016 0 Replies

Dear Members,I would like to ask whether anyobody of you has learning materials in connection with effective use of mobile devices or mobile applications for people with disabilities (e.g.: for blind…Continue

What is ECVET and how is it connected to Erasmus+ Mobilities? – Join our next webinar!

Posted by Altheo Valentini. Last reply by Bastian Pelka Nov 3, 2016. 3 Replies

You want your students to get the most out of their mobility abroad, to define learning outcomes beforehand and in this way foster the recognition of the stay abroad in your home country? ECVET…Continue

Tags: webinar, ecvet, erasmus+, mobility

eDucate Virtual Conference - please join us

Posted by Gabi Barna Mar 9, 2016 0 Replies

The members of the Unite-IT Education and Certification working group are invited to join us tomorrow for an one hour virtual conference about e-learning and how to be come an e-trainer. EOS has…Continue

Tags: trainer, the, train, e-learning

The Education and Training Working Group Award Winner!

Posted by Gabi Barna Oct 16, 2015 0 Replies

For the third time in a row, the Digital Inclusion Awards were one of the most exciting moments of the annual conference: UNITE-IT recognized organizations and professionals who work in the field of…Continue


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