DIGITAG – Digital Skills in Farming for Future Agriculture

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Objectives

  • To develop a model of digital skills vocational training course for persons working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas, so they can learn to assess and implement the best practices and technologies for their work;
  •  To design and deploy an innovative upskilling pathway addressed to persons involved in agri-food sector and living in rural areas;
  • To foster the development of digital skills and competences among persons working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas by proposing innovative flexible learning opportunities in different settings (face to face, blended and online);
  • To promote EUROPAS as a tool for participants to document their skills and experience
  • To Develop a digital repository of Open Educational Resources for digital skills development the meet the specific needs of persons working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas – To support VET teachers and trainers to develop and use their own resources by proposing a model of using learning scenarios;
  • To reduce the digital gap in rural areas in Europe through non-formal and informal education;
  • To promote lifelong learning in rural areas as a tool for socio-economic development.

Activities

  • Open Educational Resources for digital skills development for people working in the agri-food sector will be tested with a selected number of users to receive feedback;
  • All partners will pilot use the online tool with at least 100 learners, and 2 VET trainers from each partner will be involved (10 in total);
  • The MOOC will be promoted at events in each country involving at least 150 participants.

Resources

  • Open Educational Resources for digital skills development for people working in the agri-food sector;
  • Online self-assessment of digital skills that provide personalized learning pathways;
  • Learning scenarios for digital skills in the agri-food sector;
  • Flexible and modular MOOC that will allow people working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas to adapt their learning pathways as they go along, to suit their interests and abilities.

Impact

  • People working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas will improve their digital competences and skill, have an increased awareness of their potential and an improved self-confidence through personalized upskilling paths and increase their social network within and without their community.
  • People working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas will have access to new opportunities for their upskilling, especially targeted towards digital skills.
  • Participating organisations to the project will increase their understanding of the people working in agri-food sector and living in rural areas and theirspecific learning needs and challenges.

Partners

Il progetto

DIGITAG – Digital Skills in Farming for Future Agriculture

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Data di attuazione

01/11/2021 – 01/11/2023

Istituzione Finanziatrice

KA220-VET - Cooperation partnerships in vocational education and training

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