Essential Digital Literacy Skills (EDLS)
Teaching: Sep 2015
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Essential Digital Literacy Skills consists of Digital Citizenship, Productivity, Information Literacy, Collaboration, Creativity and Learning and is available from Entry 1 to Level 3. These six skills are assessed holistically through:

  • an internally-assessed and externally verified Controlled Task; and
  • a short, internally-assessed and externally verified Structured Discussion.
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Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website and/or under the Materials tab.

Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website.

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