Some Advanced Experience of the Development of Teachers’ Digital Competence


The article deals with digital competence, which is one of the main components of the professional competence of future teachers, as well as discloses the foreign experience of the development of future teachers’ digital competence. European standards for the determination of digital competence are analysed – in particular, the digital competence profile of the teacher Digital Competency of Educators (DigCompEdu), which includes six areas of teachers’ digital competences. The article outlines approaches to the description of educational outcomes concerning the digital competence of teachers. The analysis of the experience of foreign countries (Lithuania, Estonia, Austria, Norway, the Netherlands, Western Australia, Slovenia on the problem of developing the digital competence of teachers in the process of their professional training in higher education institutions and professional development of practising teachers) has been carried out taking into account the scope of digital competence. The reforms in the education of foreign countries concerning the digitalisation of education and the development of teachers’ digital competence are considered. Academic courses, foreign educational platforms, communities for teachers’ professional training and professional development on digital technologies are described and analysed. The analysis of the work of foreign researchers allows to make conclusions about the approaches to classification and description of the types of teachers’ digital competence.


digital competence; information and communication technologies; digital competence profile; training courses; on-line platforms

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Published : 2019-02-01

HenserukH. (2019). Some Advanced Experience of the Development of Teachers’ Digital Competence. International Journal of Research in E-Learning, 5(1), 61-79.

Halyna Henseruk
Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University  Ukraine

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