Adopt, Align, and Co-Create
DQ Global Standards for Digital Literacy, Skills, and Readiness

Are you working on Digital Literacy, Digital Skills, or Digital Readiness?

Be Part of the Global Co-Creator Community of the DQ Global Standards to bridge the digital skills gap around the world together.

With the official launch on the inaugural DQ Day, 10 October 2019, we invite organizations across sectors around the world to be part of the DQ Co-Creator Community. Together, we can efficiently coordinate international efforts on building digital competency and measure our progress effectively.

Join Us as a:

DQ Adopter
For organizations and individuals that want to adopt the DQ Global Standards
DQ Co-Creator
For organizations that provide:
  • education and training
  • assessment
  • research
  • gaming
  • other media or technology
  • any innovation
related to digital literacy, skills, or readiness and want to get your program endorsed for its alignment with the DQ Global Standards
DQ Seal Champion
if you are interested to help build the DQ Co-Creator community

Be A DQ Adopter

The DQ Adopter mark represents an individual or an organization’s adoption and alignment with the DQ Global Standards. Get the DQ Adopter mark by telling us what your program is about and the DQ 24 digital competencies it identifies with.

Step 1:

Online Application

Start the process for the DQ Adopter mark by completing the online application.

Step 2:

Download

Upon completion, you’ll be able to download the DQ Adopter mark. There is no cost for the DQ Adopter mark.

Recognize
Enhance
Connect

The DQ Co-Creator Seal endorses programs on digital literacy, skills and readiness (e.g. products, services, resources, and/or tools) that are aligned with one or more of the 24 digital competencies in the DQ Global Standards.

Benefits of DQ Co-Creator Seal recipients:

  • Recognized as Co-Creators of the DQ Global Standards: Your programs are endorsed to be aligned with the DQ Global Standards. Your best practices and impact will be featured in the DQ Global Standards Annual Report.
  • Enhance the quality of your programs: We will provide an objective evaluation of your programs’ strengths and areas for improvement based on global benchmarks that enable your programs to reach new heights.
  • Connect to a high-quality network: You will be part of a global community of leading experts and players in the digital intelligence field. You will also be invited to DQ Institute’s member-only events that feature opportunities for collaboration.

As technology advances, the DQ Institute is dedicated to the worldwide implementation and continual enhancement of the DQ Global Standards. Your programs and feedback will contribute to the DQ Global Standards iterative review process by our international committee of experts to keep up with the evolving digital world.

3 Steps to be a DQ Co-Creator

Step 1:

Online Application

Start the process for the DQ Co-Creator Seal by completing the online application. Upon completion, you’ll be able to download the DQ Adopter mark which represents your organization’s adoption of and alignment with the DQ Global Standards. The cost of evaluation for the DQ Co-Creator Seal is USD5000*.

*This cost of evaluation is waived for NGOs and startups that have fewer than 30 employees.

Step 2:

Evaluation

Alignment to the
DQ Global Standards

DQ Institute’s panel of evaluators will assess the application to ascertain the program’s alignment to the DQ Global Standards. The DQ Co-Creator Seal Report on the program will be prepared.

Step 3:

Award

Upon the approval of your program after due diligence has been completed, the DQ Co-Creator Seal and the DQ Co-Creator Seal Report will be sent to you.

Be a DQ Seal
Champion

DQ Seal Champions are world leading organizations who spur the growth of the DQ Co-Creator Community by supporting Edtechs, NGOs and startups in their efforts to align with the DQ Global Standards through sponsorship and knowledge sharing.

As a DQ Seal Champion, you benefit from:

  • Strategic Positioning: Your organization will be publicly recognized for efforts in growing a global community of NGOs, Ed-techs and/or start-ups in the digital intelligence field.
  • Showcase of Expertise: Your organization can define the strategic focus of your support and lead in this chosen field of expertise.
  • Access to a Networking Platform: Your organization can access players in the global digital intelligence community and stay ahead of latest trends.

Contact us to find out more: partnership@dqinstitute.org