DigCompEdu Competence area

4.1 Assessment strategies

Progression Level

Explorer (A2)

Minimum digital skills level of Students


Minimum digital skills level of Educators


Learning/Teaching situation

Teachers who want to encourage their students to make skills self-assessment

Target group

Teachers & students.


  • 1 PC for tyhe teacher
  • 1 smartphone/student
  • Internet connection
  • 1 projector


The online platform “Competences+” is an example of application that teaches how to structure and address professional career goals such as employment, training, entrepreneurship or international mobility. The application also trains users how to write a strong cover letter, a CV and prepare for a job interview using webinars and other interactive resources.

How to do it (step by step)

Step 2

Click on CV and cover letter training and see the different units. Select the relevant unit to your needs.


Step 3

A new window will be open. Select the button “Preparation phase” to open the presentation.

Step 4

A PowerPoint presentation will be open that could be used for class. Each presentation is completed by exercises and tasks to teach learners the method.

Step 5

Once this document is opened, the teacher can discuss with students about the CV and the cover letter.

Step 6

Students also can find this matter on the website and can retry exercise.

Step 7

A second part of this platform is the competence identification. Teacher can support students to evaluate their professional and/or personal competences.
The students select “competence identification” section (see screenshot).



Step 8

Arriving on the new window, select “Click here to start your self-assessment” and follow instructions until the end (see screenshot).



Step 9

 At the end of this self-assessment, every student receives a graphic presentation of their competences.

There is more…

Use the graphic presentation of each students to generate discussions about career goals and professional development. Have the students do this exercise several time in different points of time in order to assess progression and changes.


See Also

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