Sign up to our monthly e-news update featuring the latest news, courses, resources & career opportunities / Subscribe now

Home » News » Current and future demand for digital skills – a call to action

Current and future demand for digital skills – a call to action

Digital Skills
Skills for Life Network

Two reports about the current and future demand for digital skills at work have been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).  

The first report, ‘No Longer Optional : Employer Demand for Digital Skills’ looks at the current demand for digital skills (analysing over nine million online digital job vacancies). The report paints a vivid picture of demand across the country and shows that at least 82% of advertised openings require some level of digital skills. 

The second report, ‘What digital skills do workers need to succeed in the workforce in the next ten years? London: DCMS’, argues that digital skills should not be looked at in isolation from other skills, pointing to a need for ‘21st century skills’, especially interpersonal skills, cognitive competencies and learning strategies with creative use of digital skills becoming increasingly important.

To find out more and to view the reports, click here

 

Further Information

No further information
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin
Share on google
Share on email
Share on print

Sign up for our e-News Update
Subscribe

You may also like

EdTech Support Programme

EdTech Support Programme

The Manchester College offers fully-funded CPD to staff from all ESFA funded providers as part of their EdTech Support Programme.

Practice Enquiry Circles

Practice Enquiry Circles

Are you an Advanced Practitioner? Or maybe you work in an AP-type role where you lead and support others? These four interactive online sessions will give you the opportunity to explore using Practice Enquiry Circles to support quality improvement.