Reference and guide to SFIA version 6. Framework status: Canonical.

Skill management

Skill management subcategory

Learning and development management ETMG

The provision of learning and development processes (including learning management systems) in order to develop the professional, business and/or technical skills required by the organisation.

Learning assessment and evaluation LEDA

The assessment of knowledge, skills and behaviour by any means whether formal or informal against capability and qualification frameworks such as SFIA. The evaluation of learning or education programmes against defined outcomes.

Learning design and development TMCR

The specification, design, creation, packaging and maintenance of materials and resources for use in learning and development in the workplace or in compulsory, further or higher education. Typically involves the assimilation of information from existing sources, selection and re-presentation in a form suitable to the intended purpose and audience. Includes instructional design, content development, configuration and testing of learning environments, and use of appropriate current technologies such as audio, video, simulation and assessment. May include third party accreditation.

Learning delivery ETDL

The transfer of business and/or technical skills and knowledge and the promotion of professional attitudes in order to facilitate learning and development. Uses a range of techniques, resources and media (which might include eLearning, on-line virtual environments, self-assessment, peer-assisted learning, simulation, and other current methods).

Teaching and subject formation TEAC

The specification, design, development, delivery and assessment of curricula for computing and for information technology (including electronic communication), at any level of the education system from primary through to tertiary (all age ranges) and in the workplace. The topics addressed are those of the fundamental and more advanced areas of computing and the common skills needed to make productive use of computers and IT systems for both computing and IT professionals and competent users of IT based systems including the ideas of computational thinking and the application of computational concepts to everyday and professional life. Special attention is paid to the methods, techniques and pedagogy (the study of being a teacher, tutor or lecturer, and the process of teaching) of computing & IT education.