We examined the latest data from the Oxford Internet Institute, that helps deepen our understanding of the complex issues with online privacy and safety. Continue Reading Privacy and safety online: stepping forward
Universal Credit is the hot potato; the unruly party guest that won’t leave and no one knows how to handle without a scene. Here’s why we’re worried. Continue Reading Universal Credit — Digital Inclusion’s Unruly Party Guest
Here’s an opinion — the Digital by Default agenda is contributing to a loneliness crisis in the UK, and digital inclusion is not the remedy for loneliness that I would love it to be.
The often-stated reasons to become Digital By Default are that services can be delivered more efficiently online and cost less to run, acknowledging also that more and more customers now demand an online service — it’s what people want.
But cheaper transactions come at a social cost. They may be more efficient for a service to deliver, but are they good for our very human need for connection? Continue Reading Digital By Default, Lonely By Design
As the dust settles after the launch of the new Essential Digital Skills Framework, I’m reflecting on the subtle shifts and changes in the language that we use around digital learning in our society and how we can take forwards this vital piece of work across the UK. Continue Reading Essential Digital Skills – Language and Leadership