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Digitally Competent Educational Organisations (2nd Edition) INTEF

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#DigCompOrg - An opportunity to address the transformation of educational organisations by using technology as a key facilitator for the successful implementation of this process.

General Description

Society faces many challenges due to the continuous changes brought by the increasing speed of technological developments and their imprint on different human processes (economic, productive, cultural, etc.)

Educational organisations are aware of this fact, notably as their main aim is to educate the citizens of the future. The need to improve all processes which take place in an educational organisation, not just the academic ones but also its organisational processes, as well as the necessity to give answers to a society that must learn how to face uncertainty, make us look at technology as the answer to adopt a systemic focus in the transformation of our educational organisations. In this new edition it presents the self-diagnostic tool "SELFIE". A tool designed to help schools to highlight what’s working well, where improvement is needed and what the priorities should be.

Insigina Digital

This MOOC, beside providing participants with the oportunity to know the Digitally Competent educational Organisations Framework by JRC (Joint Research Centre, European Commission, Seville) and how to use it in the process of improvement of their educational organisations, enables the participation in different social spaces and networks so as to provide teachers with a collective construction of knowledge and new professional competences relted to the topics studied in the course.

At the end of the activities, you will be able to gain a digital badge stored in the Insignias INTEF backpack that is awarded as recognition for the learning throughout the MOOC. The estimated workload is only indicative, training hours not being certified. It is expected that the main motivation for participation in the MOOC is personal learning, professional development and collaboration with other teachers.


After completing the activities in the MOOC "Digitally Competent educational Organisations" you will be able to:

  • Appreciate the consequences that the introduction of technology and the importance of developing a digital culture have for educational organisations.

  • Apply the Digitally Competent Educational Organisations Framework by JRC Seville as a roadmap for the systemic and feasible transformation of your educational organisation.

  • Identify the keys through self-diagnosis with SELFIE in order to formulate an action plan and set priorities.

  • Design a School Digital Plan for planning the digital strategy of the educational organisation.

An you will also have:

  • Identified the opportunities for improvement in the digital infrastructure of your school.

  • Established what should be the priorities of your center to be digitally competent.

  • Adopted a self-critical vision (weaknesses and possibilities) regarding the curricular practices that take place in school both as educators and as a teaching organisation and

  • Generated strategies for individual and collective change bound to the everyday tasks in the learning process.

Digital Competence for teachers

This MOOC contributes to the development and improvement of the Teachers’ Digital Competence in all areas, especially focusing on Area 2 "Communication and collaboration", Area 3 “Digital content creation” and Area 5 "Problem solving" of the Digital Competence Framework for Teachers.

The satisfactory completion of the activities in the course will help you reach the following competence levels:

  • C1 of competence 2.2. Sharing information and digital content working on the following descriptor: "I create files and documents online and share them through digital channels with my education community assigning different user roles (edit, read, comment)".

  • B2 of competence 2.4. Collaborating through digital technologies working on the following descriptor:"I use shared web spaces both as a creator and/or editor to work with my educational community".

  • B2 of competence 3.1. Developing digital content, working on the following descriptor: “I design, create and edit images, iconic materials, videos and audios owned by me, both locally and in the cloud, and publish them as part of my teaching practice.”.

  • B2 of competence 3.3. Copyright and licenses, working on the following descriptor: “Whenever I use some digital content of another author for my teaching practice, I respect its license and I cite its origin properly.".

  • B2 of competence 5.2. Identifying technological needs and responses, working on the following descriptor: "I diagnose the degree of development of the digital competence of my students and design tasks and activities accordingly, in order to improve it".

  • B2 of competence 5.3. Creatively using digital technologies, working on the following descriptor:"I participate in collaborative digital projects and inform the rest of my educational community about their innovative potential."

  • B2 of competence 5.4. Identifying gaps in digital competence, working on the following descriptor:"I evaluate, reflect and discuss with my colleagues on how to improve the digital competence for teachers."

    MOOC Authors


    David Álvarez holds a Bachelor's Degree in Maths and he is an Expert in e-Learning. He has worked for eight years in the public administration, managing and coordinating innovation projects for Guadalinfo Network, such as the development of a Open Source Personal Learning Environments Management System. He is currently a Conecta13 member. You can find him on the Net as @balhisay. He writes in, and he likes jazz, podcasts, comics and cooking.


    Linda Castañeda holds a degree in Pedagogy (University of Murcia) and a PhD in Educational Technology (University of Balearic Islands).Dr. Castañeda is an Associate Professor in the Department of Didactics and School Organization of the Faculty of Education at the University of Murcia. Also, she researches and writes things related to the impact of technology on the teaching and learning processes (publications), sometimes even telling them to someone (conferences). If you want to know more, she has the centre of their digital life on her website Linda Castañeda and her Twitter account (@lindacq).


    Fernando Trujillo holds a doctorate in English Philology and he’s a university professor in the Department of Didactics of Language and Literature. He teaches at the Faculty of Education, Economics and Technology of Ceuta (University of Granada). He has been Deputy Dean of Research and International Relations of this Faculty from 2000 to 2008 and he’s currently the head of the Didactics of Language and Literature Department in the same Faculty. He is a founding member of Conecta13. He writes in Trujillo|De estranjis.

    Dynamization Team



    David Álvarez holds a Bachelor's Degree in Maths and he is an Expert in e-Learning. He has worked for eight years in the public administration, managing and coordinating innovation projects for Guadalinfo Network, such as the development of a Open Source Personal Learning Environments Management System. He is currently a Conecta13 member. You can find him on the Net as @balhisay. He writes in, and he likes jazz, podcasts, comics and cooking.


    Facilitation and Content Curation

    Belén Rojas has a Degree in Philosophy and Arts (Spanish Philology) and has an Official Master's Degree in New Technologies and Education. She is specialised in Elearning, Innovative education, MOOC and teachers training. She has coordinated and supervised different training actions for teachers by institutions like INTEF, UNIA, UGR, IC... Believe in the potential of technologies for social and educational transformation. She is part of Conecta13 and on Twitter is @BelenaVeleta.


    Jesús Santos is a teacher soul biologist that loves teaching Science. With a master’s degree in “Secondary Teaching", today he is working in Conecta13, taking part in its projects and innovation initiatives. Computer and new technologies lover, he is always trying to look for the best way to use them for an useful learning. You can find him on Twitter as @Jesus0ABC.

    Target audience

    This MOOC is aimed at working teachers in non-university education, people interested in education and those working in or related to educational practice, as well as any other person interested in the subject.


    To participate in this MOOC is only necessary to have an Internet connection that allows you to watch videos, since much of the content that we offer is in this format. Some skill in using digital environments is necessary in order to conduct activities that facilitate reflection and debate.

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  1. Course Number

  2. Classes Start

    Apr 16, 2019
  3. Classes End

    May 28, 2019
  4. Estimated Effort

    Around 5 hours per week, 6 weeks