DIGITAL INCLUSION- HOW THE DESIGN AND USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CAN PROMOTE EQUALITY


This module aims to highlight the importance of digital inclusion. It discusses ways in which we can promote digital inclusion and how we can make it more accessible in the future. Using videos and activities, at the end of this module you will be able to understand why there has been a growth in digital inclusion and the importance of digital entrepreneurship.

Learning Objectives

Take this module and you will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of diversity, in relation to the development, deployment, management, use and impact of digital tools
  • Become aware of the developing accessible digital tools that cater to diverse physical, sensory, and cognitive abilities
  • Understand the value of employing digital entrepreneurship training programmes for a variety of groups, such as migrants, women, youth etc.
  • Learn to implement training initiatives that include opportunities to build networks and gain access to business development service providers.
  • Learn to include clear targets, for different population groups, in strategies to ensure that lack of digital accessibility does not exclude people from future entrepreneurship