Our Digital Mission is to empower (digital and not-yet-digital) communities to:
(1) explore and enjoy the benefits of digital technologies in their personal lives as well as in
a wider societal context;
(2) take up a pro-active and critical approach to digital citizenship;
(3) become advocates of #DIGITAL kindness and support other vulnerable or socially/digitally-excluded groups
(4) practice digital mindfulness in their everyday life ;
(5) become aware of how their personal online DATA is being processed.
21% of the UK population lacks at least one Basic Digital Skill, equivalent to 11.3million adults in the UK not being digitally included.
(The Good Things Foundation, 2018)
Why should we care about digital literacy and digital inclusion?
52.1% of young people in Scotland believe that anonymity, bullying and targeting are the greatest threats online.
(5Rights Commission, 2017)
89% of people [in the UK] want clearer terms and conditions; more than half would like to know about the use and security of their data but can’t find this out.