Road Map for enhancing the Student digital experience
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 24, 2019
Released by JISC this week and based on extensive user research is the latest version of this road map which signposts the best route to creating a future digitally-inclusive university.
Posted in Education, Media and Communication, Sociology | Tagged Computers, Digital skills, Higher Education, Inclusivity | Leave a response
European Digital City Index 2016
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 25, 2016
Launched by Nesta to measure how well cities support start-ups and digital entrepreneurs. This year it has expanded and now covers 60 cities. The methodology ranks cities according to a number of factors including access to finance, infrastructure, mentoring and more. Full details on the website. London has the highest rating and the city file […]
Posted in Management, Media and Communication, Work and Employment | Tagged Digital media, Digital skills, Entrepreneurship, Europe | Leave a response
Where does the UK rank on Digital Development?
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on August 5, 2016
Download the Digital index from Barclays to find out more. Based on a survey of 10,000 working adults in 10 countries, it enables a cross national comparison of skills levels and confidence. The six categories examined were: researching and evaluating information, communicating and collaborating, protecting data and devices, content creation and coding, solving problems and […]
Posted in Economics, Media and Communication, Sociology | Tagged Development, Digital media, Digital skills | Leave a response
Does the UK have a digital skills crisis?
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on June 17, 2016
According to the latest report by the Science and Technology select committee the ‘evidence is clear that the UK faces a digital skills crisis’. ‘…up to 12.6 million of the adult UK population lack basic digital skills. An estimated 5.8 million people have never used the internet at all. This digital skills gap is costing […]
Posted in Economics, Education, Management, Media and Communication, Sociology, Work and Employment | Tagged Digital skills, Labour Market, United Kingdom | Leave a response