|Does an explicit strategy document exist?||No|
|Is there funding for digital literacy/e-skills projects and programmes (including EU funding)?||No|
|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||The authority responsible for the field of unemployment (The Employment Service of Slovenia) initiated a project in cooperation with Microsoft and the NGO Youth Information and Counselling Centre of Slovenia (MISSS) to provide job seekers with necessary e-skills trining, covering the costs and thus providing the training essentially free of charge.|
|Is ICT being integrated in classroom teaching and vocational training?||Yes||All subjects include "digital literacy" in curriculum as one of the Key Competence. In each curriculum is defined in detail the use of ICT and related skills for students. Teacher training"e-competent teacher standard" includes six components: - knowledge and awarenee of ICT, critical use, - communication and on-line collaboration, - search, select, process, and evaluate data, information and concepts, - safe use of web, ethical and legal use of information, - design, procedure, publish, adapt materials, - plan, perform, evaluate learning by using ICT. Teachers acquire e-competences through seminars, which are at least 50% of the time on-line (virtual classrooms - Moodle).|
|Are there programms offering ICT skills trainings in telecentres, public libraries and other informal environments?||Yes||Different public institutions and private organizations provide e-skills training for the elderly ranging from local municipalities, public libraries and private learning centres; See for example the computer training provided by the municipality of Ljubljana ( at http:www.ljubljana.si/si/mol/novice/21308/detail.html) or the Simbioz@ e-pismena Slovenija’ project. In Slovenia there are 58 general public libraries. They also provide basic ICT training programmes for different target groups (e. g. primary school children, young people, seniors) and education lessons for individuals in their local environment. All public libraries provide training to use national online library catalogue COBISS and digital library dLIB. Most general public libraries are involved in the project Symbiosis (http://www.simbioza.eu/), which consists of workshops where young volunteers all over Slovenia try to excite and encourage seniors to use the computer and internet.|
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