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Being digitally effective means you know how to engage with multi-media and digital technologies to participate in society, communicate with others and create and consume digital content in an ethical and safe way. It encompasses effective information management, knowing how to use, store and handle information and data appropriately. Employers in all contexts want people who can synthesise information, think critically and apply judgment independently and correctly to identify key issues. Your personal security, privacy and online identity is a key part of demonstrating your digital effectiveness to an employer.

Key skills:

  • Data analysis
  • Information management
  • Critical analysis 
  • Research and navigation

How to build your capability:

  • Establish a professional and positive profile online
  • Manage social media channels for a businesses, charity or club
  • Utilise a variety of online tools to engage in learning and work (e.g. project management tools)


  • gen[in] student innovation challenge
  • Launch U Trade Accelerator
  • More experiences to be added soon
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