Digital Tools for Education

The digital tools are an excellent solution to help you succeed in a task, to share documents, to collaborate and also to learn online. They are accessible to everyone, mostly free and easy to use. They are online services like programs, applications or websites.

The project Future aims at providing open education for adult learners through online, innovative and digital materials to foster, multiply and connect adult education. The digital tools are already used by many of us, it could benefit to Future’s learners to improve their skills with the most helpful technologies! 

Besides, digital tools are offering different solutions, you can use them: 

  • To learn
    • Kahoot: an interactive platform to create an entertainingly questionnaire in classrooms. It helps teachers to make the lessons more active and include students to make them learn in a pleasant atmosphere. 
    • Open Classrooms: a platform on which you can follow formations on the topics of your choice: follow the courses at your rhythm, receive certifications (paid option) and increase your skills!
  • To organize events, projects, task at work
    • Slack: a communication platform where you can interact with your co-workers, assign tasks and follow their development/process, manage projects and more.
    • Trello: an intuitive platform and application to create to-do lists, managing, planning projects, collaborating easily. 
  • To share and create documents
    • Wetransfer: an online platform and application like a cloud. It gives you the possibility to send big files, media (video, picture…) up to 2GO for free, without registration. To send documents up to 20GO, the society invites you to sign up for Wetransfer Plus.
    • Google Drive: a platform where you can create sheets, writing documents, slides, forms, maps and more. You can also import and export those and give access to your colleagues, friends or family so they can edit (at the same time) or only see your work. A Google account is needed to use this tool!

Last but not least, the European Commission is part of the project Digital4Development, which aims “to mainstream digital technologies and services into EU development policy, targeting millions of people across the globe and encouraging digitalisation in our partner countries”. To succeed, it is essential to raise the digital skills of the citizens, help them using digital tools and technologies to increase their business and/or competences.

To sum up, the digital tools are online service that connects you easily to people in link with a common project. They allow you to increase your digital skills quickly and collaborate spontaneously with your co-workers. In fact, by using digital tools, you can work anywhere, save the modifications instantly and send it immediately.