Today marks the start of All Digital Weeks 2022 and this year, the focus is on enhancing digital skills and promoting digital inclusion and accessibility.
Find out about our work and the importance of digital skills in Europe.
Beyond any clichés of digital skills being limited to the mastery of social networks among the youngest or the use of video conferencing so that seniors can keep in touch with their grandchildren, the testimonies of candidates give us a broader picture. ICDL France interviewed both the youngest and oldest candidates for ICDL certification.
Whether it’s in our professional life, our hobbies, or dealing with administrative processes online, digital skills are constantly in demand. This is true for all parts of society, and for people of almost any age.
The deluge of emails asking us to reconfirm our desire to be on mailing lists might have subsided now that GDPR has been in force for almost a year, but it is important we make protecting personal data a day-to-day part of our work…
If there is one thing that defines the way that our economy and society are changing, it is data.
Poor digital skills hold back individuals and businesses. Research carried out by Lloyd’s Banking Group in the UK recently found that 1.6 million businesses in the UK lack digital skills, and that this can lead to time wasted and decreased turnover.