The impact of digital literacy in educational spaces

Tom Brialey, the Managing Director of Action Storage, explores the ways you can make digital development a key part of your establishment’s curriculum.

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In March 2017 the House of Lords Communications Committee called for schools to place a far greater emphasis on the importance of digital literacy - proposing it sit alongside reading, writing and mathematics as the “fourth pillar” of education.

Much of life in the 21st century takes place in the online sphere and, by nurturing digital skills and educating school and further education (FE) students on the risks associated with life online, educational providers can ensure students leave higher education with a varied and valuable skill set.

In higher education, there are opportunities galore for teachers and heads to champion technological literacy in pursuit of a more digitally engaged generation. Today, the school locker manufacturers at Action Storage are exploring the simple and effective ways you can make digital development a key part of your establishment’s curriculum.

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