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ICT Impact on Competencies and Innovations: Regional Applicability of Global Indicators
ICT Impact on Competencies and Innovations: Regional Applicability of Global Indicators

Author(s): Antanas Buračas
Subject(s): Other
Published by: UIKTEN - Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science
Keywords: ICT indicators; knowledge determinants; core competency determinants; labor & vocational skills; university ratings

Summary/Abstract: Paper deals with the multiple criteria assessment methodology applied for global evaluations of ICT impact on competency, talent potential and innovation, and aims to conclude how suitable it is for the regional assessment of education quality a/o processes determining skills in knowledge economy. Below the attention is given to interdependencies of education and knowledge components with the factors characterizing the ICT impact within multiple criteria evaluations for regional cases (Baltic States), also the factors used for international ratings of academic institutions in Lithuania. The task is to evaluate how much some indicators used by experts for global evaluations and popular ratings of universities could be applied for evaluations of the competencies determining competitive innovativeness of the social activity of countries under review. Also for detailing the intersectorial distributing of limited resources for more rational development of labour & vocational skills. Most of the conclusions emphasize that substantial part of ICT determinants applied for evaluations of global competitiveness help to rank the countries or academic institutions for investment solutions but do not detail the mechanisms determining the professional competencies and innovativeness of business at necessary level.

  • Issue Year: 5/2016
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 550-559
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English