Are children skilled enough for the digital world?
Digital technologies are part of modern, daily life. Not just for adults but also for children. Do they have the necessary skills to master them, though?
A scientist’s opinion: interview with Marco Hubert on children’s ‘digital maturity’
Interview with Marco Hubert, project coordinator of DIGYMATEX, an EU project which aims to understand children’s so called "digital maturity". What is digital maturity? Can this concept be applied to adults as well? Marco Hubert: The concept of digital maturity goes beyond measures of digital skills or literacy. It is in fact a dynamic concept ...
A scientist’s opinion: interview with Leen D’Haenens on positive impact of the digital environment for children
Interview with Prof. Leen d’Haenens, coordinator of ySKILLS (short for 'youth Skills'), an EU-funded project aimed at enhancing and maximising a long-term positive impact of the digital environment for children. What are digital skills, and which are the most important ones for children? Leen d’Haenens: In the project we investigated several digital skills, organised in ...