The Implementation Gallery displays examples of implementation across Europe, without being a selection of best practices. To self-report on-going implementations, contact the team directly to update the list using the template below
The DigComp framework has been endorsed by EU Member States representatives in the Education and Training 2020 Programme Thematic Working group on "ICT and Education". Several Member States already use DigComp in different ways and it also has various European-wide implementations. The list below gives a snapshot of a given moment of implementations.
E & T content/student assesment
The translation of DigComp by Dept. of Education. It is used as an input to curricula review and to develop adult education courses.
SLO- Institute for curriculum development in the Netherlands, a governmental body, uses DigComp as a framework for reference to compare the stated outcomes with their framework on "Digital Literacy" for primary and secondary education. The core target users are learners in formal education or training. More information is available in SLO-Institute website.
The French platform PIX allows all citizens to evaluate and eventually also certify their digital competence. The model, which is co-designed by the Min. of Education, uses DigComp.
Training for certification purposes based on DigComp is provided by ECCC Foundation and ECDL in Poland. The Polish translation of DigComp report (2013) is available at: " Krajowy Punkt Kontaktowy" by ECCC Foundation. The Polish translation of DigComp 2.0 provided by ECDL in Poland available here.
Emilia-Romagna region, Italy
Uses DigComp to re-design courses/materials in Pane e internet, an e-inclusion initiative.
DigComp is translated by the National Education Institute. The DigComp framework is used for the assessment of students' digital competence in the subject of ICT.
Spain, La Red de Bibliotecas Universitarias Españolas (The Network of Spanish University Libraries)
REBIUN, the Network of Spanish University Libraries uses DigComp to upskill students in its network of 76 Spanish universities.
Assesment (for employability)
Basque country, Spain
The Ikanos project by the Basque Government uses the DigComp framework to deploy the Digital Agenda. This includes a free online testing tool that is based on DigComp's five areas of digital competence.
Center for Digital Dannelse (Digital Literacy) has created the "Digital Competency Wheel" to assess, to provide an overview and to improve the most relevant digital skills. The work is based on DigComp as a theoretical framework.
The portal "Andalucia digital" by the Regional Government of Andalusia offers a free of charge online self-assessment tool based on DigComp's five areas of digital competence. After the self-assessment, job seekers can access training material in different areas.
This company, who works on change management in organisations by supporting management teams and HR executives, has created an online tool to assess people's readiness to Digital Transformation. It focuses on the knowledge part of the DigComp descriptors. Tool is available for testing at: www.smartivemap.com
Policy support, framework implementation
The new strategy called “Bildung in der digitalen Welt” (Education in the digital world) is approved by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany . The model is based on DigComp and two other relevant frameworks. Press release
The Basic Digital Skills framework aligns with DigComp (originally created by GO ON UK).
The Ministry for Education and Employment in Maltese "Digital Strategy" includes DigComp.
The Min. of Digital Affairs published a catalogue of digital competence frameworks for Digital Poland 2014-2020 referring to DigComp.
The Italian Digital Agenda will translate and implement DigComp as part of its strategy in 2016.
European-wide examples & project implementations
Skillage assesses one's understanding of ICT in an employment setting. The categories are inspired by the DigComp model. At the end, one gets a Skillage Report which can be used to help improve skills in the local Telecentre network.
ECDL Foundation, which is an international organisation, delivers certification programmes in all EU countries. The ECDL certification modules are focused on tools and applications which cover competences outlined in DigComp.
Carer + supports professional development of care workers facing new challenges in the digital age. For this purpose, it has created a competence framework which used DIGCOMP as one of the basic component.