In the modern workplace, digital skills are highly valued; in the future, digital skills will be vital.
So what are digital skills?
Digital skills are defined as a range of abilities to use digital devices, communication applications, and networks to access and manage information. They enable people to create and share digital content, communicate and collaborate, and solve problems for effective and creative self-fulfilment in life, learning, work, and social activities at large.
Good digital skills help with your study and research work and are also essential in the workplace.
Employers are increasingly looking for graduates with excellent digital skills who can:
Present themselves well online and manage their online identity
Communicate and network online in an appropriate way
Confidently evaluate and use digital tools and technologies
Research online and find good quality, reliable information.
We’ve put together a list of resources to help improve your digital skills: