DCDS, the Digital Competences Development System, was developed to help you improve your digital competences and validate them on the basis of European competence frameworks. DCDS supports you in self-assessing your digital competences and identifying shortages and gaps. It brings you in contact with tutors and training centres to facilitate you in closing the gaps and improving your competence profile. It offers you access to blended courses, that combine face to face training and use of online training platform. It provides a mechanism that validates your achievements using on online badges, which you can download in your computer and add to your profile. You can also receive a Europass CV supplement!
DCDS consists of:
· DCDM, the Digital Competences Development Methodology, that supports the development of digital competences and related transversal competences of adults
· DCDE, the Digital Competences Development Environment, an online platform that implements DCDM by offering a collection of tools and services
DCDS has been developed in the context of DCDS project. It’s really important and must be noted that DCDS is completely aligned to DigComp 2.1, the European Digital Competence Framework for Citizens. DCDE has been developed using Open technologies. The structure of courses is based on competences. The education and validation approaches are based on learning outcomes.