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Action 66 in Belgium flag Belgium

Member States to promote long-term e-skills and digital literacy policies

Indicator Status Evidence
Does an explicit strategy document exist? Yes The national action plan relates to digital divide (literacy). The second part (2010-2015) is being drafted. No similar plan exists concerning eskills
Is there funding for digital literacy/e-skills projects and programmes (including EU funding)? Yes This national action plan is a framework programme containing measures to be implemented either by federal or regional authorities.
Are there special programmes encouraging women, older workers ethnic minorities and other target groups to use ICT? Yes
Are there special programmes targeting employees (especially older workers and SMEs)? Yes As regards eskills (professional e-skills) multipartnership initiatives (ICT competence or reference centres) are a key component.
Is ICT being integrated in classroom teaching and vocational training? Yes Flemish Community : ICT is one of the cross curricular final objectives (defined as minimum objective which do not specifically pertain to one area of learning but which can be aspired to by several areas of learning or educational projects). Schools are obliged to develop cross-curricular final objectives. ICT provides opportunities within all subjects and fields of study.
Are there programms offering ICT skills trainings in telecentres, public libraries and other informal environments? Yes Digital public spaces (EPN or OCR) are financed by regional and local authorities

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