Digital Skills Toolkit

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This toolkit provides stakeholders with guidance on developing a digital skills strategy. It is intended for policymakers, along with partners in the private sector, nongovernmental organizations, and academia. Its overarching aim is to facilitate the development of a comprehensive digital skills strategy at country level. Readers will find practical information, examples, and stepbystep guides which they can use to develop their national digital skills strategy as well as policies and programmes to address specific priorities. Chapters 38 include tools that policymakers and stakeholders can use in developing ideas specifically for their country or context. An editable Word version of these tools is attached to the PDF version of this Toolkit which can be accessed by clicking on the paperclip attachment icon in the left navigation bar.




Very few of the terms below are internationally agreed. Footnotes have been provided for definitions included the ITU terminology database. Other definitions are based on those found online, such as the Cambridge English Dictionary at https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/ for which references have also been provided. Terms without references are informal descriptions provided for the ease of users in reading this toolkit. As terms are continuously evolving, users are encouraged to consult several online sources for the most current usage.


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