The study by European Training Foundation describes their position on digital skills and competence, and digital and online learning. In its strategic approach, the paper considers the two thematic policy areas as mutually connected and useful to modernising access to and provision of vocational education and training in ETF partner countries.

The study collects data and information on policy and practices in digital skills and competence and digital and online learning mainly from EU and ETF partner countries. The study is based on empirical evidence and reviews from the scientific research literature, including good examples of practices from professional journals, books and websites.