Digital Literacy for Data Security and Digital Identity

The main objective of the project is to enhance students’ digital literacy in the fields of data security and digital identity, second aim is learning English by method of CLIL. In view of these primary objectives, this project will help to raise students’ employability.

Project Journal


  • Project meeting in Estonia is over!
    Until next time in Germany!


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    - Posted by Katre Lomp, 08.12.2017


  • Friday, 8th of December
    In the morning students continued work on the project unit “Digital Awareness”. They carried on working on their presentations in international teams and had the chance to make agreements on further cooperation. At the same time, some students tested the computer-based training programme to receive feedback on how to improve certain features of the programme. After lunch, everybody took part in an evaluation session. Students and teachers were asked to fill in feedback forms on different project units and on the visit in general. Last part of the seminar was certification ceremony: certificates of attendance and Europass documents were awarded to the students and the teachers involved in the project during this project week.


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    - Posted by Katre Lomp, 08.12.2017


  • Thursday, 7th of December – meeting in Estonia

    In the morning students started working on the project unit “Identity Protection in a Digital Environment”. The German group has prepared different ideas of how to implement this website which informs about identity protection in digitaal environment. These results were presented to the Estonian group. On the basis of these presentations, students from both schools were able to agree on the content of the website. They are going to continue work on this project unit online in international student teams, they set milestones to make sure that they complete it on time.
    In the afternoon our group took a trip to Sagadi manor. Sagadi is located in Lehmaa national park and besides a historic manor house and houses muuseum of forestry and natuure school. First students took a guided tour of the premises and were informed about the history. After that the students and the teachers played adventure games in international teams. While playing these games the students and the teachers learnt about nature and history of manor house and forestry in general. In the evening the group enjoyed an authentic Estonian Christmas dinner.


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    - Posted by Katre Lomp, 08.12.2017


  • Wednesday, 6th of December – meeting in Estonia
    Early in the morning we caught a coach to Tallinn. Once we arrived we had a look around the E-Estonia showroom and we were given a presentation about technology and found out that unlike in the rest of the world, almost all public services can be carried out in Estonia online by using an electronic ID which every Estonian resident has. After that, we were given more time to look around the showroom. Next, we visited the Estonian company Primend OÜ and were told about different positions available and that the company likes to employ people who have only just finished college despite the fact that it takes time to train them. It was stressed that communication skills and knowledge of the ethics surrounding communication are very important in this field of work and that employees have to repeatedly deal with people who have IT problems. A former student of Rakvere Ametikool told us what his average day is like at the company. After that w ehad atour in Ülemiste Technopolis Campus which was very interesting. Then we quickly bought some food and caught the coach to Tallinn University of Technology where we were given a short talk about the university: particularly about different opportunities of studies and student life. We also looked around the Student’s Union. Then half of us went to do a workshop on creating mobile games and the other half did a workshop on programming microcontrollers with Phyton. Late in the evening, we returned to Rakvere.


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    - Posted by Katre Lomp, 08.12.2017


  • Tuesday, 5th of December – meeting in Estonia
    Second day of students exchange started by agreeing on common rules for preparing presentations in English. After that, the project unit „Digital Awareness “ was initiated. Team of teachers had prepared several possible topics before the meeting so that the students had a variety from which to choose. International teams agreed on the following topics which they will deal with in the following five months:
    • Impact of digital footprint
    • Social and ethic responsibility of IT- experts
    • Recommendations for creating a digital footprint
    • Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
    Students are now commissioned to prepare presentations on the respective topics within a stipulated period of time. The results will be presented to the general public during the visit from the Estonian group to Wipperfürth in April 2018. Moreover, students will draw up informative posters about each of the topics during the course of the project year. These posters will be made available to the general public at both colleges.
    In the evening students went to Rakvere Bowling hall together after a long and exhausting day in school. Long day-trip to Tallinn is ahead tomorrow.


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    - Posted by Katre Lomp, 05.12.2017