Resources to support digital skills development
Accenture Digital Skills is a free, interactive series of courses which help and prepare people to build the digital skills necessary to gain a job or start a business.
BBC Bitesize has a suite of resources focused on adults returning to learning, which includes videos that aim to support people looking to develop their maths, English and digital skills.
BBC Click aims to provide a user-friendly guide to the latest technology news, issues, gadgets and apps.
This free course is designed to help anyone teaching or supporting learning in the vocational education and training sector understand the benefits of blended learning and how to use technology effectively to support learners.
Developed to support EU Code Week, this free online course aims to help you understand the importance of integrating coding and computational thinking into your teaching, for any subject. The course is for beginners with no previous knowledge of coding.
The Digital Garage offers free learning content with a focus on data technology, digital marketing and career development. Online modules cover topics ranging from the fundamentals of coding to how to land a job online.
This free, online course aims to help you consider the impact of digital technologies on health, relationships and society, and enable you to develop strategies for dealing with information overload, devising a positive digital identity, and for positive online participation.
This online CPD module, from the Enhance Digital Teaching Platform, will help you learn about the benefits and ways of using augmented reality (AR) with your learners.
The Enhance Digital Teaching Platform from the Education and Training Foundation is designed to help develop your teaching and training practice using technology.
These free online courses from the Education and Training Foundation are divided into two categories: one to help you improve your personal digital skills and the other to help you apply digital skills in teaching and learning.
My Computer My Way is a step-by-step guide to individual adjustments you can make to your computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone to make it easier to use.
Free online courses from the Open University. Digital skills development courses include: Introduction to cyber security, Take your teaching online, Living with the internet and Simple coding.
This booklet provides ideas and inspiration from five projects awarded funding with the aim of developing outstanding teaching, learning and assessment through digital creativity.
Resources, an interactive curriculum framework and accreditation for Pre-Entry learners, including a link to the electronic version of the Adult Pre-Entry Curriculum Framework for Literacy and Numeracy.
The Skills Workshop website has free downloadable session plans and materials for maths, English, ESOL and ICT teaching and learning.
A brief overview of what’s on offer from Google, Microsoft and facebook to support remote teaching and learning both during the current COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
TED-Ed offers an extensive library of original video lessons on a wide range of topics, and provides an international platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons. It’s free to use.
The Basic Skills Agency supported the development of effective programmes of literacy, language and numeracy learning for adults, young people and children, and produced a wide range of resources to support maths and English skills development.
Free courses are available through a new online platform hosted on the gov.uk website, called The Skills Toolkit. The platform gives people access to free digital and numeracy courses to help build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects.