The Digital Skills Passport is an internationally recognised and accredited program which is in line with the European Guidelines for Digital Literacy.
The South African Council for Educators awards 15 credits for the Educators who full-fill the program CPD Accreditation Group awards a 150 CPD Credits The program is endorsed by the RH Excellence Afrique as well as le Conseil des Investisseurs en Afrique (Investment Council for Africa) for competency development.
National Qualification Framework, Accreditation, certification and endorsements
National Qualification Frameworks describe qualifications of a national education system and show how they relate with each other. International qualifications like Digital Skills Passport can be mapped to the National Qualification Frameworks and in this way, be recognized in various countries. Worldwide there are more than a 160 countries and areas involved in developing these qualification frameworks. Many of them use the European Qualification Framework as a reference point.
Digital Skills Passport covers the aspects of the new European Digital Competency Framework DigComp2.1 with a large focus on a professional integration into society:
- Information and Digital Literacy: Computing Fundamental & Desktop Computing
- Communication and Collaboration: Online IT Skills, Productivity Management, Social Media in the Workplace
- Digital Content Creation: Word Processing, Presentations, Databases, Spreadsheets
- Safety: Computing Security
- Problem Solving: Computing Fundamentals
The course is set up for General Professional Digital Literacy Competencies and does not provide the advanced courses or programming courses. The Digital Skills Passport can be mapped against NQF to ensure that it is in line with the country’s requirements. This is a service we offer separately.
The DSP has the potential to be co-branded (accredited).
As an example DSP is accredited by South African Council for Educators (15 credits) for Digital literacy training,
The course is in line with the DigComp2 EU guidelines