techUK proposes 11 recommendations to meet the digital skills challenge

Today, techUK launches 'We're just not doing enough - Working together to meet the digital skills challenge'. This white paper focuses on what needs to be done to deliver the digital skills children and young people need, and to create the skills needed for jobs in a digital world. The white paper is available for download at the bottom of this page.

In 11 recommendations, techUK identifies best practice of teaching digital skills, addresses key challenges and proposes immediate next steps for Government, businesses, and organisations. More ambitious and better organised collaboration is needed to achieve scale in addressing the digital skills gap and supercharge UK digital talent for the benefit of all.

We need to:

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To implement these recommendations techUK sets out a four-point framework for action:

skills paper insight

The full paper is available for downalod at the bottom of this page.

This white paper was compiled through techUK's Skills, Talent and Migration Group, and builds on previous positions put forward by techUK, including in Securing our Digital Future: the techUK Manifesto for Growth and Jobs 2015-2020.

The press release on this white paper is available here.

If you would like to know more about techUK's work on skills, talent and migration policy, contact Laura Weidinger.

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