Employer and community engagement

Providers keep up to date with industry developments, workplace practices and digital skills requirements. Learners are involved in digital delivery improvement and can use tools and platforms safely and wisely.

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Consultation and partnerships

Learning providers maintain their awareness of relevant industry practices, and of current and emerging digital skills requirements, through consultation and partnerships with employers and communities.

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  • Digital standards

    Clear, nationally agreed standards for digital skills are in place to enable learners and staff to meet industry, private and public sector requirements, building on the digital competences developed during compulsory schooling.

  • Enhanced learning Shared aim

    Learning is enhanced through the use of technology, wherever it is appropriate and beneficial to the learner.

Workplace skills

Digitally-enabled learning delivery is designed to reflect industry practices and an awareness of current and emerging requirements for digital skills in the workplace.

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  • Collaborative culture

    A culture of collaboration ensures that information and best practice are shared to drive effective use of digital skills to support leadership, learning and business processes.

  • Resource alignment Shared aim

    Staff, learning and business resources are aligned to enable efficient support of the continually evolving digital requirements of post-16 education.

Involving learners

Learners are actively involved in evaluating the effectiveness of digital learning, and in designing and implementing improvements.

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  • Understanding benefits Shared aim

    The benefits of digital technology, and possible barriers to their achievement, are understood by all staff including senior leaders.

  • Continual improvement

    Continual improvement of the learner experience and business processes is supported through effective and innovative use of digital technology.

Online wellbeing

Learners understand the opportunities and risks associated with the use of technology, including online safety, responsible use of social media and online reputation management.

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  • Safe experience

    A safe and secure teaching and learning experience is enabled and managed for all learners and staff through provision of appropriate virtual and physical environments.

Welsh language

Learning providers consider relevant opportunities for learners to use, improve, and gain confidence in using Welsh language skills when designing and implementing new digital technologies.

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  • Coherence and accessibility

    The coherence and accessibility of digital learning is increased through a range of curriculum delivery methods that are appropriate to learner and employer needs, and offer learning opportunities in both the Welsh and English languages.