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Who Has Responsibility To Help People With Low Financial And Digital Capability? @DigiLeadersNW

A few tweets, and a blog post related to Wednesday afternoon’s event:


[GUEST BLOG] Stimulating the Next Generation of Digital Creatives with #DigiLeaders

Since I’ve moved to Manchester, I’ve been fortunate to attend a number of #DigiLeaders events, and volunteered to provide the write-up for the most recent one, held at the BBC in MediaCity. The blog starts: 2016-07-28 16.10.49

Around 20 creatives, academics, recruiters and business leaders met on 28th July at the BBC, MediaCity in Salford, in response to a statement produced by Digital Leaders Chair Rachel Neaman, that young “digital natives” are not as savvy as we think. This discussion was one of several had recently, concerned to address a large skills gap, with a fear that up to 80% of digital creative jobs required by 2017 will be unable to be filled by those coming through the education system.

Read the full article at Stimulating the Next Generation of Digital Creatives