Essential Digital Skills

Good Things Foundation Digital Nation UK 2020 graphic. 7m people have no internet access at home. Those in the poorest households are 9x more likely to only have internet access via a smartphone. 23% of children in poorest households lack home broadband and access to devices. The most severely affected often live alone, are retired, have long term health conditions, or are long term unemployed.

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In 2015 the government launched the ‘Basic Digital Skills Framework’ for all. It was updated to the ‘Essential Digital Skills Framework’ in September 2018 and later updated in April 2019.

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The Good Things Foundation developed a training package with 30 free online lessons to help beginners get started with the online basics – using a mouse, keyboard, setting up email accounts and using internet search engines – while also offering plenty to help people develop their digital skills further. You can access Learn my Way here.


Do you have basic Skills but want to learn More?

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…could be the free training opportunity for you!!

Make It Click features free courses, tools and templates that you can trust. You can learn new apps, improve the skills you already have and take a positive step forward in your work.

Language Barrier?

Microsoft Translator now includes AI-powered translations for offline users as well - Neowin

Second language families no longer need to worry with the support of technology. In school we already occasionally use the Google Translate tool, however, we will now look at how we can use Microsoft Translator in a range of ways to further support our children and families.