This post also appeared as part of an SCVO publication. The last weeks have been pretty immersive (read: chaotic). With Mhor Collective, One Digital and SCVO, we’ve been working with some fantastic third sector organisations to understand the challenges they face when addressing issues of digital inclusion, and- hopefully- work with them towards some solutions.… Read More Digital Bookmark: Notes from digital inclusion research (and the day job).
One of the issues which has become apparent even in the short time since I began working with the University of West Scotland and SCVO, is the translation process required to ensure that conversations around research are both accessible and inclusive. It is vital that institutional processes -such as ethics- are duly addressed and made… Read More Explaining research
When we’re working at Mhor Collective with our partners across the not-for-profit sector in Scotland and talking about the social inequalities often exacerbated by digital, we are often asked how we define ‘basic digital skills’ — and how we measure the impact of any support work. The second question is one we continue to wrestle with- and our research… Read More Be safe, legal and confident online: a new framework for essential digital skills.
The publication of doteveryone’s fantastic 2018 Digital Understanding Report is of particular interest, highlighting that ‘Digital understanding is not about being able to code, it’s about being able to cope. It is about adapting to, questioning and shaping the way technologies are changing the world.’ The report sets out a definition of digital understanding as a separate from… Read More Power, People and Technology