Digital Skills

Last Updated 10/07/2023

Digital skills are the abilities to use technology including computer software and applications, digital devices (cell phones, tablets, computers), and other computer hardware. Digital literacy skills enable individuals to participate in a range of tasks including:

  • searching and using information on the internet
  • being safe and responsible online
  • communicating and collaborating online or remotely (e.g., through email, audio and video conferencing)
  • shopping, banking, accessing services, applying for a job online, participating in digital platforms
  • searching for, exploring, organizing and sharing data and information appropriately.

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