With over three quarters of people online at home and nearly half of people using the internet on their smartphones, we expect the Government to keep up – and online public services to be both accessible and engaging.
For government to provide online services for all citizens is challenging to say the least. Especially considering both the 5.4 million people aged 65 and older who, for whatever reason, are offline - and unemployed young people – where internet use and familiarity with technology is typically high, but the digital channel is not being used to its full potential.
With the support of Nominet Trust, we at Policy Exchange have researched how to tackle these challenges. more >
After being approached by the Learning to be Enterprising Co-ordinator of Lairg Learning Centre to deliver a series of four themed internet training sessions, it was agreed that we would deliver basic level sessions, focussed on first click style basic internet skills, setting up and using an email account, staying safe online and any additional internet skills that the new learners wanted to focus on.