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digital literacy

An umbrella term for the knowledge necessary to take advantage of the digital age. People who are digital literate use all the technological advances of the 21st century to improve their education, finances, social life and careers. See computer literacy.
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In turn, the Digital Connectors use their new-found knowledge to help spread digital literacy throughout their neighborhoods.
It provides information everyone needs to consider in making wise decisions and being safe and secure online, in addition to helping newcomers increase their digital literacy skills.
The event marks ICDL GCC Foundation's move to step up its campaign to promote computer proficiency across the Sultanate's education sector by forging strategic partnerships with local academic institutions and encouraging the adoption of the ICDL standard as a benchmark for digital literacy.
Over 130 industry experts who took part in the forum renewed their commitment to digital literacy as a major driving force for the economic recovery.
Since 2011, Comcast has invested more than $240 million in cash and in-kind support to help fund digital literacy and education initiatives, reaching nearly 3.
The Benchmark and Mentor enable Certiport and its partners to provide all steps of the digital literacy certification pathway -- from pre-assessment, training and post-assessment to IC3 certification itself.
Jamil Ezzo, director general of ICDL GCC Foundation, said: 'An integral part of our strategy is to partner with high-profile academic institutions in order to promote digital literacy in the society.
Ezzo said the participation and contributions of the education sector is crucial to ICDL's awareness campaign to promote digital literacy.
Following several false starts, the project has since been revived as the Digital Literacy Programme.
These partnerships will help to further close the digital divide by providing information about Internet Essentials' digital literacy services to jobseekers and offering low-income families a choice of computer equipment at an affordable price.

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