An innovative suite of bite-sized, animated learning, that develops digital confidence and knowledge in those looking to enhance their employability or build a business. The content has been created by Accenture digital experts as part of our community commitment to closing the UK digital skills gap. Each course is enhanced by online social collaboration, is easily accessible, free of charge, mobile enabled and open for enrolment here.
11.3M people lack basic digital skills in the UK alone Source: Ipsos MORI Report, April 2018
1.2M estimated new technical and digitally skilled people are needed by 2022 to satisfy future skills needs. Source: LGA report
21% of people in the UK aged 15+ lack one or more of the five basic digital skills. Source: Basic Digital Skills UK Survey Report, 2017.
76% of businesses are facing a shortage of digital skills in their workforce. Source: British Chambers of Commerce Survey, 2017.
Collaborated with partners across the public, private and third sectors to identify the key barriers young people face in accessing digital skills.
Developed a solution which harnessed Accenture's expertise in learning and design thinking.
Partnered with the UK’s leading Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, FutureLearn, to develop a social learning experience.
While piloted to young job seekers and entrepreneurs, it is just as applicable to young people first entering the workplace or business, as it is to those returning to work or looking to reskill.
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