The expressed purposes of a learner when he/she is enrolled in a learning programme which create a base-line from which to measure progress in learning.
Competence to use information and communication technologies (ICT)
Within populations, the gap between those who can access and use ICT effectively and those who cannot
A key competence which involves the confident and critical use of Information Society Technology (IST) for work, leisure and communication. It is underpinned by basic skills in ICT: the use of computers to retrieve, assess, store, produce, present and exchange information, and to communicate and participate in collaborative networks via the Internet.