Module 0 – Digital citizen – Introduction to D3 training

Introducing the training course

The D3 professional teacher development course focuses on competences related to digital technologies and data literacy. It is based on the key competences as defined by the DigComp Conceptual reference model (download the model).

This training course is for initial and continuing teacher education and training.

It deals with digital skills, open data and also digital citizenship in empowering young people to engage in critical discussions and debates about issues that concern them.

Modules 1-4 have two levels of activities:
EXPLORER level (introductory) and
EXPERT level  (advanced)

Preparing for the training course

Module 0 introduces the training programme and sets the context of the four D3 training modules.

There are five introductory topics:

  1. Living in a Digital World – being a Digital Citizen
  2. Introducing the D3 Project
  3. What is Digital data literacy?
  4. Digital Competence Frameworks
  5. Your digital footprint

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Being a Digital Citizen

The ‘digital citizen’ is a person who has developed the skills and knowledge to effectively use the internet and digital technologies, who uses digital technologies and the internet in a responsible and appropriate way in order to engage and participate in society and politics

Activity: Watch the video and make a note of the main issues you face as a teacher using data with your students and for your pupils when using information.

We live in a world where the use of digital technology has become the norm. Effective participation in our society increasingly requires our ability to engage online and with digital data. This isn’t just a question of technical ability – just as with our physical society, there are appropriate and responsible behaviour we need to acquire.

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