Ensuring that everyone has the digital skills needed to succeed in the 21st century – eBook

According to Microsoft calculations, global unemployment in 2020 may have reached a quarter of a billion people. It is a staggering number.

As is often the case, the biggest brunt of this downturn is being born by those with lower educational attainment, people with disabilities, people of colour, women, younger workers and individuals who have less formal education.

The challenges ahead reach beyond the immediate pandemic. Crises have a way of accelerating trends already in motion, and the COVID-19 pandemic has proven no exception. Our data shows that two years’ worth of digital transformation have been concentrated into the past two months. By one account, the final weeks of March alone witnessed as much broadband traffic growth as would be expected in a full year.

Read our latest eBook to see the many options available to us all and how we can ensure we all have the digital skills needed to succeed.

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