The Main Principles of The Formation of End-to-End Digital Competencies for Students in the Process of Mastering Additional Professional Programs



This article is devoted to the definition of a new concept in professional pedagogy – “end-to-end digital competencies”, as well as the definition of the main pedagogical principles of their formation in higher education in the process of mastering by students of non-core IT areas of additional professional retraining and advanced training programs at the stage of digital transformation of higher education. The authors analyze the scientific literature on the interpretation of the concept of “end-to-end digital competencies”, based on the analysis, the author’s definition of this concept is given. The report presents a matrix of end-to-end digital competencies divided into basic, professional and personal ones. This matrix is the basis for the development of competencies in the implementation of additional professional programs. In conclusion, the article outlines the basic principles of the formation of end-to-end digital competencies for senior students of higher school with the parallel development of basic and additional educational programs through e-learning using a mixed model, and taking into account the construction of individual learning trajectories for senior students of the university. The procedure for assessing the level of formation of end-to-end digital competencies among students upon completion of training in additional professional education programs is also outlined.

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Keywords: end-to-end digital competencies, additional professional education, e-learning, individualization of training, mass open online courses, modular programs

Publication rubric: Psychological and Educational Aspects of Online Learning at Different Levels of Education. Challenges of Digital Didactics

Article type: scientific article

Acknowledgements. The authors thank the Vice-rector for Digitalization and Project Work R.M. Kotov and the head of the Competence Development Center O.M. Levkina (Kemerovo State University (KemSU)) for their help in the implementation of the study.

For citation: Achkasova O.G., Panasyuk V.P. The Main Principles of The Formation of End-to-End Digital Competencies for Students in the Process of Mastering Additional Professional Programs. Digital Humanities and Technology in Education (DHTE 2021): Collection of Articles of the II All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference with International Participation. November 11-12, 2021 / V.V. Rubtsov, M.G. Sorokova, N.P. Radchikova (Eds). Moscow: Publishing house MSUPE, 2021., pp. 620–629.


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Information About the Authors

Oksana G. Achkasova, Assistant Head for Digitalization of Education of the Department of Development of Additional Education, Kemerovo State University, Kemerovo, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Vasiliy P. Panasyuk, Doctor of Education, Professor, Head of the Center for Monitoring, Analytics and Databases, Saint Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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