Tag Archives: digital literacy

Adults’ media use, particularly of the Internet, from Ofcom research

Last month (April 2016), Ofcom produced its annual Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes Report for the UK. This research report looks at “media use, attitudes and understanding, and how these change over time, with a particular focus on those groups that … Continue reading

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Digital skills, literacy and libraries

In recent weeks/months, various reports and announcements in the UK have focused on the essential nature of digital skills and the challenges ahead in order to achieve digital inclusion and digital participation for all. The four items that I’m going … Continue reading

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Schools, social media and digital literacy

Last week the Minister for Education in Wales, Leighton Andrews, announced that local authorities in Wales should unblock access to social media in schools in order to help teach pupils safe Internet usage. He said “Social networking sites have become integral … Continue reading

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