The Digital Transformation entails some crucial parts of the VET sector including:
- Integration of digital technology & Infrastructure: It consists of the provision of modern digital equipment, and digital transformation processes, as well as opening up to new opportunities and requirements (i.e., the capacity to store, extract and process data while satisfying the requirement of trust, security and fundamental rights).
- Human Capital: The formation and development of digital competence for all the participants (educators & learners) in the educational space.
- Connectivity: According to the Broadband Coverage in Europe, each and every EU member has to maintain some specific broadband coverage objectives that are essential to support any digitalisation-related goals.
- Modes of Learning: The use of remote learning, online learning (synchronous & asynchronous) and self-directed learning.
- Innovation & Absorption: It is interrelated to the aims of digitalisation, and by increasing the level of innovation we promote sustainable development, economic growth, prosperity, and citizens’ welfare. Innovation also depends on the ability of the organizations to access, recognize and absorb knowledge from various sources, which is the absorptive capacity of the company. The concept of open innovation and the concept of “connect and develop” (C&D) sets the knowledge access and absorption activities at the core of the innovation development process.
- Growth culture: A growth organizational culture consists of employees that build their mindset and capacity to see through blind spots and acknowledge problems and potential solutions.
Read the basic pillars of digitalisation here.