100 people have donned new Digital Champion capes in recent months as they have been helping people to stay connected and stay informed during Covid-19.
There's no doubt that the last few months have been, well, different.
We’ve been chatting with lots of our Network Digital Champions over the past few weeks about how to provide digital skills support when you’re social distancing.
Here is a quick-fire round-up of some of the top tricks and tips. We hope they help.
When it comes to engaging people with digital technology, motivation has been a steadfast and stubborn barrier. This has been reflected in research many times over. Indeed, last year’s UK Consumer Digital Index from Lloyds showed that, of the 4.1 million people in the UK who are offline, three million (75%) had no interest in understanding the benefits the Internet can offer. Nearly half (47%) said that ‘nothing’ would get them to go online
7 essential ingredients for successful online learning (And how you can cook up a training feast with them)
Online learning has been around for a long while but its popularity has exploded over the past few months as people use their time during lockdown to build their knowledge and skills. Indeed, Google has reported a 300 per cent rise in searches for the term ‘online courses’ since the pandemic took hold.