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Background and Links

Opportunities

Recommendations for eLearning Strategy


Background and Links

Many of the current vocational education policy documents point to the need for
  • digital literacy required to participate effectively in contemporary society,
  • generic ICT skills required for the workplace and
  • specific industry based ICT skills.

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Employability Skills PDF

"The inclusion of technology as an Employability Skill recognises the importance that technology
plays not just as a task skill, but in a range of functions performed in the workplace. This
Employability Skill includes the more traditional forms of information technology and the skills
needed to work with other equipment and machinery."
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Employability Skills Summaries for Training Packages

This website provides quick access to Employability Skills Summaries that have been developed for national Training Package qualifications.

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Digital Media Literacy, The Australian Communications and Media Authority

"Digital media literacy is often understood as the ability to access, understand and participate or create content using digital media. Developments in digital technology have had significant effects on the way individuals interact with communications and media services. An increasingly wide range of sources of information, ways of doing business, services (including government services) and entertainment are now commonly made available and accessed online and/or through digital media."

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Digital-Age Learning, ISTE

These standards identify several higher-order thinking skills and digital citizenship as critical for students to learn effectively for a lifetime and live productively in our emerging global society.

Opportunities


Recommendations for eLearning Strategy