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Digital Literacy for Children: Exploring Definitions and Frameworks
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
New York | 2019 | 40 p.
Author: 
Fabio Nascimbeni
Corporate author: 
UNICEF
Region: 
Africa
Asia and the Pacific
Europe and North America
© United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 2019

This paper presents the results of a scoping exercise on children’s digital literacy that has been undertaken with the following objectives:

  • To understand the current digital literacy policy and practice landscape;
  • To highlight existing competence frameworks and how they can be adapted to UNICEF’s needs;
  • To analyze the needs and efforts of UNICEF country offices; and
  • To reflect on policy and programme recommendations, including a definition of digital literacy for UNICEF

 

Resource Type: 
Policy and strategy materials
Case studies and research papers
Theme: 
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Media and Information Literacy
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Non-formal education
Other

Keyword

Media literacy; Digital literacy; Digital citizenship; MIL