Internet skills to be considered as vital as reading, writing and arithmetic
Internet skills will be put on the same footing as the three Rs under an education shake-up.
Adults who lack basic digital skills will be eligible for free training to help take them out of the ‘digital darkness’, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said.
100 days since Brexit vote – here’s how it changed Britain It will mean the courses, which will be funded from the existing adult education budget, are given the same weight as reading, writing and arithmatic.
Around 5.3 million Britons have never used the internet, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Karen Bradley, Secretary of... read more
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