What do we mean by literacy in a digital world?

The meaning of the word literacy has developed continuously over the years. Today, the fact that International Literacy Day is on the theme of literacy in a digital world reminds us how the world has changed. At the end of the US Revolution in 1787, Thomas Jefferson wrote from Paris that, “were it left to…

ASIC CEO Announces New Challenge for the Rose Education Foundation

Ride For Rose – Land’s End to John o’Groats ASIC’s CEO, Lee Hammond, has undertaken various challenges over the years in order to help raise money for the Rose Education Foundation. He has undertaken full and half marathons, muti-day runs, …View Full Post

ASIC join with Dragonfly Training for International Conference

ASIC are pleased to be partnering with Dragonfly Training to bring you a conference of CPD training courses over 7 days, 21st-27th April in Malaysia. The conference will be held at the prestigious Epsom College, just outside of Kuala Lumpur …View Full Post

How to Stay Sane in the Study Bubble

Exam season is upon us, and always seems to be coming round, and those essay deadlines seem to have all arrived at once. However well planned you are when it comes to studying there will always be those times when …View Full Post

It’s not ok if prisoners can’t read

Image: Tiago Pinheiro Tomorrow is International Literacy Day. A group, which has higher rates of illiteracy than other sections of the population but is rarely discussed, is those in the correctional justice system. In the 2016 GEM Report, we noted that more than 75% of convicted persons in Italy had not completed high school in…

DigComp: A framework helping young people to use their digital skills...

Today, in an everyday digital world surrounded by videogames, smartphones, digital social networks and online chats,  still 45% of the European Union population and 37% of its labour force have insufficient digital skills. Having digital skills is nowadays also relevant for having a job. The digital transformation is changing the labour market and the job…