Digital Skills Divided: Technical Provision for 16 to 19 Year Olds

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The Digital Skills Divided report by Education Policy Institute (EPI) highlights a growing demand for digital skills within the job market that’s not being met. 29% of vacancies reported as a result of skills shortages relate to a lack of digital skills, including 17% relating to a lack of advanced digital skills. The report also highlights a gender divide, recommending that particular focus should be given to increasing the proportion of female students studying digital skills. The importance of enabling and encouraging more female students to pursue digital qualifications can’t be overstated. Click here for more.