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The learner has the right to digital competence.

Creative production

The learner gets diverse opportunities for self-expression. The learner can experience joy, inclusion and togetherness in digital environments. Bold experimenting and creative solutions are encouraged in learning.

Active agency

The learner has an active role as an agent in diverse digital environments. The learner gains skills for acting responsibly and safely in interaction with others.

Thinking skills

The learner gets opportunities to solve problems and to develop critical thinking and information management skills in digital environments. The learner gains abilities to understand and interpret phenomena in the surrounding digital world.


Familiarise yourself with the competence descriptions

The New Literacies website is being updated.

What kind of digital competence does a fourth-grader have?

Everyone has a some skills. All you need to do is identify and encourage them: You are clever and you are valuable. Show it and don’t hold your light under a bushel.

Lassi Niskanen, class teacher

The aim of the New Literacies development programme is to strengthen the media literacy, ICT competence and programming skills of children and young people in ECEC and pre-primary and basic education. The New Literacies development programme is part of the wider Right to Learn development programme (2020–2022) of the Ministry of Education and Culture.

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