On 20 November was presented the 2013 International Computer and Information Literacy Study. The study was conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) in 21 countries and included over 60 000 students and assessed the digital competences of students worldwide.
For example, the study revealed that only 2% of students use their critical thinking and teachers lack confidence in teaching essential ICT skills.
In Germany, which ranks slightly under the EU average score, one third of eighth graders only have the most basic computer skills.
The study shows that the idea that by growing up in a digital world automatically makes young people competent users is not true
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