03 Aug Riina Vuorikari
03 Aug, 2023
Independent expert excelling at digital competence & education for the future
She is a leading expert in the fields of digital competence, digital education and learning technologies. She has over 20 years of working experience making significant contributions to the field. Most recently (2021-2022), while working at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, she led the update of the Digital Competence framework for Citizens (DigComp 2.2) and contributed to the update of the EU’s Digital Skills Indicator (DSI 2.0). Since 2022-present, Dr. Vuorikari chairs the ITU’s subgroup on ICT skills as part of the Expert Group on ICT Household Indicators Forum.
All throughout her career, Dr. Vuorikari has worked with policy-makers, practitioners and researchers. Between 2013-2022 she worked as a senior scientific officer at EU’s Joint Research Centre focusing on evidence-driven policymaking, and led and contributed to research projects in the area of digital competence (e.g. conceptual framework, assessment, measurement) and learning technologies (e.g. AI and emerging technologies in education).