Digital skills for education

Teaching with technology is fundamentally a pedagogical matter more than it is about simple fluency with technology. Are the teaching approaches in your school effectively integrating technology?

Do you wish to give your educators practical skills to navigate through the SAMR framework?

Digital Skills Foundation is delighted to train 2500 teachers in digital literacy and 21st century teaching and learning in Rwanda which is done over a period of 5 months with the support of the Government of Rwanda (RTB) and GIZ.

Together we make a scalable impact to change education and allow students to be prepared for the workplace.

Gain 21st century key capacities for and educators – Media, Information and ICT literacy

Learn how to teach with technology & effective integration of technology in teaching and learning

Learn at your own pace with online assistance and coaching

Join thousands of school principals & teachers and over half a million learners have access to the Digital Skills Passport programme.

Get an internationally recognized certification for your digital skills proficiency, with CPD points*

Develop your classroom technology integration through following the SAMR model

* CPD points are applicable to given countries where the Digital Skills Foundation training programmes have been accredited by the qualifications bodies.

Manual for the transition from classroom teaching to Online and Distance teaching & learning


We have developed a Manual to guide education leaders, administrators and classroom practitioners to transition from classroom teaching to online and distance teaching & learning, in response to the widespread lockdowns and disruptions to school programmes.

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    What you get from the Digital Skills Foundation programme for educators

    Understand the transformation

    Understand the education transformation and role of technology in teaching & learning. Educators are taken through fundamentals of e-learning, distance learning, flipped classrooms and blended learning.

    Teach and use the tools

    Go through the various technology tools available for educators and their application. We walk educators through free and paid tools, online and offline programmes, desktop and mobile solutions  available to support teaching & learning

    Learn how to create

    Learn how to create interactive, motivating and engaging lessons packs.

    Educators are taught how to identify and use digital tools to create meaningful e-learning lessons.

    Assess within a digital environment

    Apply Assessment of Learning, Assessment as Learning and Assessment for Learning, using different digital technologies. Our training programme equips educators with the skills to identify and use technology tools administer both formative and summative assessments.

    Our education programmes have been designed for educators with the least digital skills and for environments with limited digital tools. Our experts have worked with educators in developing countries to ensure the programmes are practical and can be applied with the least resources. Our programmes have been successfully rolled out in public schools across rural communities.

    Education Planning

    Education planning is a key starting point in the integration of ICTs in teaching & learning. Education administrators play a huge role in this planning process. We support education administrators in developing digital education transformation policy and implementation guides. We offer this service to individual schools, groups of schools, clusters, districts and education ministries.


    “Teaching ICT using DSP (Digital skills Passport ) has been the best experience l ever had as an educator, it is the best tool for teaching and learning ICT. Through using DSP we won the best ICT school in Zimbabwe for teaching non formal and formal education.”

    Teacher Kelvin Tafadzwa Manyengedze, Nharira Primary School, Zimbabwe