Teachers Must Think Internet-First [Headlines]

Teachers Must Think Internet-First [Headlines]
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Giving everyone digital skills is a key factor in tackling long-term unemployment, argues Martha Lane Fox.

Valentina Park
  • 21 june 2011

Digital skills are now vital for education and employment: we know that you’re 25% more likely to get work when you have web skills, and, once in that job, you’ll earn 10% more. Unison, the biggest public sector union, has just conducted a skills survey of some of its 1.3 million members. Almost half of middle-aged, low-paid women (cleaners, catering staff, carers) argued that lack of digital savvy was their most serious skills gap. Our figures show that 4 million of the 8.7 million UK adults who have never used the internet are from our hardest-to-reach groups. The Guardian

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