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Friday
Oct072016

DIGITALLY DIVIDED

JUST 16% OF ADULTS RECOGNISE 20 COMMON TECH TERMS - this is a survey from Sky Betting & Gaming looking into the UK’s tech capabilities has revealed that just 16% of adults can identify 20 common tech terms, with 7% not being able to identify a single one from a list that included terms like ‘blogging’, ‘spam’, ‘3G’, and ‘World Wide Web’.

The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee recently published a report stating that the digital skills gap was costing the UK economy £63 billion a year in lost GDP. It also points out the 12.6 million adults in the UK who lack basic digital skills.

Tuesday
Oct042016

South Lanarkshire’s Education and Learning Digital Strategy

Download the South Lanarkshire's strategy document which looks at the future of transformative digital learning on education.

Tuesday
Oct042016

Midlothian launch their new digital learning strategy Sept 2016

Tuesday
Oct042016

Information Literacy: A Highway Code for the Internet

For anyone not familiar with the Tinder Foundation this website is a great resource for information literacy information. Read their latest post here

Tuesday
Oct042016

Digital Participation and Social Justice In Scotland

 

Digital participation is a critical social justice issue of the 21st century.

Digital can be the driver for greater social and economic equality but

just as surely it can be the barrier to such equality too.The key question

around digital technology is not what will be the scale and pace of future

transformation. It is, “Who is being left behind in this digital revolution?”

From the report by Douglas White, Sept 2016 published by the CarnegieUK Trust

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