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BDC_CoP_271119 - Introduction to the Jisc building digital capability service


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A presentation introducing the Building digital capability service delivered at the Jisc Building digital capability community of practice event, 27th November 2019.

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BDC_CoP_271119 - Introduction to the Jisc building digital capability service

  1. 1. Introduction to the Jisc Building digital capability service
  2. 2. • for staff? • for your students? 2 Why is digital capability important? Capture your thoughts on sticky notes, indicating which they relate to: “staff”, “student” or “both”
  3. 3. The importance of being digitally capable 3 Staff and students need to acquire the digital skills and capabilities for living, learning and working in a digital world. Graduate work is being transformed by digital technologies and data (IPPR 2017: Managing automation) The pace of technology, automation, robotics and rapid global communication is revolutionising the workplace (CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Annual Report, Nov 2018) Only 18 per cent of leaders believe UK school leavers and graduates have the right digital skills. (Deloitte, 2019) 38% of workplaces in Europe report that a lack of digital skills is harming their business (European Commission: ‘Human capital: Europe’s Digital Progress Report 2017)
  4. 4. What are the students saying A data driven approach to student engagement4 70% of HE students and 49% of FE students agreed that digital skills were important for their chosen career 37% of HE and 40% of FE students agreed that they had regular opportunities to review and update their digital skills Approximately a third of students agreed that they were told what digital skills they would need before their course started (FE: 36%, HE: 29%) But only 42% HE students and 40% FE students agreed that their course prepared them for the digital workplace
  5. 5. “It’s really important that staff have the right digital capabilities. It is important for a number of reasons but primarily the academic curriculum needs to reflect the digital skills and attributes that we expect from our graduates.” 5 What organisations are telling us Professor Malcolm Todd, Pro vice-chancellor, academic and student experience, University of Derby
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  7. 7. Building digital capability service 7 Find out more and sign up at:
  8. 8. Digital capability framework: 8 Establishing a common vocabulary Building digital capability
  9. 9. 9 The discovery tool • A self-administered quiz about professional digital practices (in education) • Designed to give useful feedback including 'next steps' and links to resources • Reflective, informative and developmental
  10. 10. Question sets 10
  11. 11. Each question set has two question types: Building digital capability11 3 Confidence 1 2 Activity (grid)
  12. 12. Individual report 12 Each element has: • Level: developing | capable | proficient • Next steps: what people at this level can try to develop further • Resources: links to selected resources for further exploration Option to request a digital badge on completion of each question set
  13. 13. Resource bank Building digital capability13 Teaching resource bank
  14. 14. Discovery tool: an organisational perspective Building digital capability14
  15. 15. Institutional data dashboards 15 Building digital capability
  16. 16. Ability to surface local resources 16 Resources added by institutions to feedback reports
  17. 17. ‘I enjoyed using it. The report accurately recorded my strengths and weaknesses’ ‘Did give me an idea of specific areas which would be worth working on, targeted action’ ‘I thought the data and insights it provided just based on a quick assessment was really good’ ‘Made me think about things in more detail, and actually assess responses’ ‘[I’ve] shied away from this area, so having an abundance of help/ feedback was great’ ‘Really useful, and I particularly like how it is relevant to skills for both my course and my future career’ 17 Discovery tool benefits: students and staff
  18. 18. 18 Role profiles Jisc 2017 model CC BY-NC-ND Organisational models and tools Case studies Organisational model Resources & audit tools • Digital capability checklist & audit tool • Curriculum support • Engaging HR slide decks • Jisc NUS roadmap
  19. 19. 19 What is your organisation doing to embed digital capability? Or what could it do if it is not already doing it? Capture your thoughts on sticky notes.
  20. 20. Developing organisational digital capability 20 Jisc 2017 model CC BY-NC-ND
  21. 21. What are organisations doing in this space? • Common vocabulary • Strategic support • Engaging HR • Developing staff and students • Building digital capability into the curriculum • Working in partnership Key success factors 21
  22. 22. • The organisation 22 Identifying good practice principles Jisc 2017 model CC BY-NC-ND
  23. 23. Suggested ‘indicators’ of what ‘good’ looks like 23
  24. 24. Where are you on your journey? 24 Creating a digitally capable organisation: the critical success factors
  25. 25. Building digital capability website Building digital capability25
  26. 26. 26 Any questions? Get in touch… Email: Find out more and sign up at: Join our community mailing list: