Intel® Skills for Innovation is Reinventing Technology’s Role in Education to Empower Students to Become the Next Generation of Innovators
The Intel® Skills for Innovation Initiative (Intel® SFI) empowers decision makers and educators in adopting technology to create innovative learning experiences which actively engage students in all learning environments—virtual, at school, or blended. By inspiring teachers and learners to reach their full potential through a technology-supported, skills-based approach, the Intel SFI Initiative guides them to build their skills to maximize learning outcomes and prepare students for a changing, technology-dominated world.
What is Intel® Skills for Innovation?
The Intel® SFI Framework allows decision makers and educators to understand, test drive, and implement the SFI vision in their education system.
Intel® SFI Planning Toolkit
Intel® SFI Starter
Intel® SFI Professional Development
Engage with Intel® Partner Ecosystem
An expanding set of hands-on activities, the Starter Pack provides pre-designed learning experiences to help educators redefine how technology can be used in education to prepare students for the workplace of the future.
The Starter Pack is a growing library of pre-designed, technology-infused activities that gradually increase in complexity to build students’ mindsets and skillsets as they move to higher grades.
Intel® SFI hosts a growing number of Starter Packs produced by Intel’s ecosystem partners, providing an enriching learning experience for students. These Starter Packs immerse students and educators in a diverse array of innovative skills and knowledge in line with education trends like Artificial Intelligence, Metaverse, Esports, and blended learning.
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Intel’s SFI Professional Development Suite (Intel® SFI PD) empowers educators as they assume their role as leaders of learning experiences and facilitators of future-ready skill building.
The Professional Development Suite consists of 80 hours of e-learning and in-person workshops which train educators to:
Intel’s SFI PD has four levels that transition educators from adapters of technology to mentors of innovation.
Support educators who are new to technology in building a strong foundation for basic digital fluency through a mix of F2F and supervised, online modules.
Help educators transition from being content experts to becoming effective owners and leaders of learning experiences in anywhere learning scenarios.
Enable educators to reimagine learning experiences with technology to empower students to become confident innovators.
Introduce educators to the upgraded mindsets that are essential for students to thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution and successfully navigate unknowns of tomorrow.
Achieve student readiness for the 4th Industrial Revolution and beyond.
Intel® SFI Professional Development is being deployed in leading educational institutions worldwide. Certificates for completing individual courses and levels will be awarded to educators who complete all course requirements.
“It has been so inspiring to watch all of the examples of educators thinking outside of the box to engage students. I've walked away with a list of different links and programs I have never heard of before that I am excited to use!”
Teacher, The Ovington School, Brooklyn, New York
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