ERASMUS+ "Work-based-learning in a digital age
promoting digital competences for better employability and innovation (DC4WORK)"


About the project "DC4WORK"

 

The DC4Work project focuses on the necessary digital skills that a workplace 4.0 needs. A digitally well-set company is supported by employees who have professional-specific digital knowledge and competences.

The aim of each company should therefore be to promote digital competences for a better employability and therein the competitiveness of the company. For that we suggest to appoint a “Digital competence promoter” in your company or organization, whose job it is to guide colleagues and raise awareness for digital changes.

On this platform you will find training guidelines together with training material and tools referenced to the wants of the European "Digital Competence Framework" and the demands of work-based-learning 4.0. They shall equip the promoter and the company behind with the necessary knowledge and instruments for his/her role.

 

What about the “Digital competence promoter”?

 

 

Guidelines “Digital competence promoter” 


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The ability of executives to identify their employees digital skills needs and to appropriately support their development is of growing importance for a company’s prosperity and success. This tasks as innovator and mentor of digital knowledge & skills at the workplace should be taken over by a “Digital competence promoter” of the company. His or her task is to enable colleagues or staff members to be aware of their improvement potential regarding digital competences and translate it into action. He has the knowledge to oversee the recent digital status of a company alongside with future digital changes.

Digital promoters can be managers and employees in executive positions by appointment. Thus they take up this function additionally to their usual tasks and responsibilities. The scope of his or her activities can be different depending on the given responsibility, the size of the company, the technological changes it has to deal with and the sector.

The guideline is created to provide a curriculum for vocational training of the “digital competence promoter”. He or she should obtain basic digital knowledge in general and specific knowledge in the sectors of tourism and retail. Although the project places an emphasis on the sectors tourism and commerce, the guideline can also be used to train promoters in companies of other sectors or scope. 

In the following section you receive training material, tools and examples of good practice to facilitate your own or other persons’ development towards a digital competence promoter.

Kauppa ja matkailu Digital Suomi

Trade & Tourism Digital
Portugal

 

TRAINING MATERIAL AND TOOL FOR THE “DIGITAL COMPETENCE PROMOTER”

This toolbox contains 6 sections starting with more general aspects in the first row and continuing with more specific information in the second.
Each section follows the same structure: introduction, training material, further reading and a self-assessment quiz at the end. You can choose any topic that is interesting to you to start with.

Workbased Learning in a digital age and companies role

Basics for digital competences development (cross sectors)

Methods how to improve digital competence

Digital competences in the sector of tourism

Assessing digital competences

Digital competences in the sector of commerce

 

Project products

 


DC4WORK study results about training needs and trends of the Tourism and Trade sector

The comprehensive study performed at the beginning of DC4Work aimed to partners knows and understand the awareness and practices existent in the SMEs of the sectors of tourism and commerce/trade, in what concerns the measure, promotion and development of employees’ digital competencies at their workplace....

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White paper: Learning in a digital age – a job related approach


Learning in a digital age – a job-related approach – a white paper with recommendations and guidance for SMEs and “Digital Competences Promoter”

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Guidelines “Digital competence promoter” 

The guideline is created to provide a curriculum for vocational training of the “digital competence promoter”. He or she should obtain basic digital knowledge in general and specific knowledge in the sectors of tourism and retail. Although the project places an emphasis on the sectors tourism and commerce, the guideline can also be used to train promoters in companies of other sectors or scope.

English      German     Portuguese     Finnish

Project Consortium