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Update on DigCompEdu self-reflection tools

Update on DigCompEdu self-reflection tools

We now have the "Check-In" self-reflection tool available for all sectors in English, German, Portuguese, and for school teachers also in Lithuanian and Russian:

We are collaborating on further versions in Italian, Dutch, Finnish and Swedish. Anybody interested in joining, please contact me: Christine.REDECKER@ec.europa.eu.

Thursday, 22 November, 2018 - 13:15
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Nataliia Demeshkant's picture

I and our team from Pedagogical University in Cracow (Poland) are interested in testing "Check-In" self-reflection tool with Polish teachers of secondary, vocational schools, higher and adult educational institutions.

So we are ready to conduct the Polish version of the survey.



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Christine REDECKER's picture

Great! I will send you the translation template per e-mail

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Dear Cristine,

Together with Natalia Demeshkant we are working on translation of the tool into Polish. Could we kindly ask you about some details? Mainly we have the questions connected with the access to future data and possibilities of processing them. What is a level of preparing the data by the system? In which way we will have an access to the outcomes? Can we use these data in our authors' publications? 

Best regards

Katarzyna Potyrala

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Christine REDECKER's picture

Dear Katarzyna,

The tools we are currently pre-testing are implemented in the EUsurvey environment and governed by the rules of the EUsurvey privacy statement, https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/home/privacystatement. This is why we are not collecting any personal data. The data collected may, however, be used for research by us and our collaborators and may be published online. In this context, yes, it is possible for us to share with you (and the rest of the scientific community) the aggregated data and even full data sets of the data collected on the Polish or any other version of the tool, as long as we can be sure that individual participants cannot be identified.

It is also possible for you to become "survey owner" for a subset of the data, e.g. for the data collected in the context of a scientific study or a training programme. In this case, you take over the responsibility of obtaining participants' consent for their data to be shared with you. Participants signal their consent to us by inserting as "participation code", e.g. a string of at least 3 characters, which you select for this subgroup. If participants want to use the tool, but do not consent to sharing their data with you, all they have to do is to insert a different word in the "participation code" free text field.

Please do contact me via e-mail if you have any more questions concerning the concrete implementation you are planning.

Kind regards



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Yvonne Emmett's picture

At National Collge of Ireland, we have been using the English version of the tool with Further Education and Training practitioners who are participating in new professional development programmes we have developed for the sector, mapped to the DigCompEdu framework. These are a single-module Certificate in learning and Technology for the Newcomer to Explorer, and a three-module Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Learning for the Integrator to Expert (see: http://tel4fet.org and @tel4fet). Our participants have commented on the usefulness of the tool for recognising the dimensions of digital competence. They say they have been motivated and gained confidence when their results were higher than they anticipated. It is clear to us that it also helps them to identify practical actions they can take to develop their digital competence, and in particular to facilitate their learners' digital competence.

We note that that the tool is in pilot phase until 31 March 2019 but would very much be able to repeat the assessment with them at the end of their first module at the beginning of May 2019 and use it with new cohorts. Is there any way that we can continue to avail of it after 31 March?

Our participants are also wondering if there is a similar tool, based on DigComp 2.1. that they can use with their students?


Yvonne Emmett

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Georgios KAPSALIS's picture

Dear Yvonne,

We very much appreciate your continuous interest on DigCompEdu CheckIn tool.

We have just extended the deadline to end of July 2019 so that educators can use it till the end of the school year. However, there isn't so far a similar tool based on DigComp 2.1 that can be used with students.

Should you have more questions do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail.

Kind regards,


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