Based on the needs identification, Intellectual Output2 focuses on the design and production of the targeted to the needs of VET Trainers’ and Teachers’ Digital Competence Framework within built benchmarks and indicators on which teachers’ digital acquisition will be monitored, assessed and validation through the Skills Audit Tool developed in Intellectual Output 3.
The results of the survey conducted as part of IO1 among 149 VET Trainers and Teachers, as well as on the collection and research of other related in the ICT field frameworks and case studies, revealed that six specific digital competences appeared to be the mostly needed by VET Trainers and Teachers. The digital competences are provided below:
1. Internet Security
2. Website Publishing and Editing
3. Interactive Technologies in the Classroom
4. Virtual Learning Environments
5. Media Editing
6. Online Communication Tools
The products of IO2 include the methodology on which the whole digital skills acquisition and assessment is based on, the conceptualisation and analysis (framework and syllabus) of the six digital competences based on the identification of benchmarks and indicators to guide the teaching, learning and assessment process as part of Open Education.