Accreditation in ICT skills (ACTIC)
ACTIC is the Accreditation in Information and Communication Technologies Skills.
It's an instrument for citizens to prove officially to public administrations, private companies and educational institutions its skills for using ICT.
It's addressed to citizens aging from sixteen.
Accreditation main goals are:
Promote citizens digital capacitation to achieve an inclusive, dynamic and competitive Knowledge Society.
Ensure efficient ICT usage in every personal, economic or social activity.
Favor companies and entities integration in Information Society dynamic by promoting an standard in the job market
Promote demand and usage growth of ICT
Influence in the improvement of ICT training quality
Who is ACTIC for?
Accreditation is addressed to people aging from sixteen than are interested in proving their ICT skills.
Provide an instrument that allow every citizen to prove a knowledge, a globar view on Information Society and an effective ability in using ICT in their regular activities.
Promote efficient ICT usage.
Favor entities and corporations integration in Network Society dynamics, thanks to the extension of a new standard for the job market.
Provide an reference standard to evaluate citizens skills.
Promote quality in ICT training.
What does it prove every certificate?
Basic: Elemental domain in ICT usage
Basic user of ICT who is included in digital society
Medium: Efective domain in ICT usage in a general application environment
User is autonomous and able for being critic in ICT usage
Advanced:Wide domain in ICT usage
User is able for making optimal usage of ICT features, finding new usage scenarios and providing support to other people.
What was required to the evaluation system?
Accessible and decentralized evaluation: it has to be accessible to citizens, wherever they stay and whatever their disabilities are.
Digital competences: a digital competence or skill is defined around the knowledge, procedures and attitudes required to achieve an efficient usage in some specific area of ICT, including elements of digital civic and culture.
Technology neutrality: digital skills evaluation needs to be unlinked from specific tools or software
Scalable: a system capable of evaluating a large number of people
Sustainable: be sustainable supposing a large number of people is being evaluated
Integrated in existing network: tests should be taken in the public existing centers network.
Individual sincron exam, in the place, date and time chosen by the aspirant from the available offer. No periodic convocatories.
Tests are taken in collaborating centers approved by the government, so that, right conditions for taking the exam are warranted.
Automatic exam, is prepared from an aleatory subset of questions of different kinds. Limited time is available for taking the exam.
The same system is used for evaluating the three levels, simply changing the set of questions and the given time for taking the test.
Questions are completely evaluated in every dimension. Technology serves to this pedagogic purpose.