This podcast from Ofqual explains more about the differences between the current ICT Functional Skills and the new Digital Functional Skills qualifications.
The new qualifications are set to replace ICT Functional Skills qualifications from 2021. To listen to the podcast, click here
Ofqual are also consulting on their proposed approach to regulating Digital FSQs. They are seeking views on their defining characteristics, including their design, delivery and award, and on the work that will be required in order to maintain standards on an ongoing basis. You can find out more and have your say here The consultation closes on the 26th of July 2019.The Department for Education (DfE) has determined that Digital FSQs should have common, detailed subject content, based on the new national standards for essential digital skills. This is designed to increase comparability across awarding organisations. The subject content is the responsibility of the government and is being consulted on separately by DfE.