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Digital Participation: A National Framework for Local Action

Digital Participation: A National Framework for Local Action

Thursday, April 24, 2014

ISBN: 9781784123987

A national framework that underpins local action to help individuals and businesses improve levels of digital participation.

Executive Summary

The National Framework for Local Action sets out how Scottish Government is working in partnership with public, private and third sector organisations to ensure that all sections of Scottish society are able to make confident use of digital technologies and the internet.

The document makes it clear that digital technology cannot be allowed to reinforce social and economic inequalities. Actions will remove barriers to digital participation, tackle inequalities, help people to enagage with online public services and provide opportunities to develop skills required for active digital citizens.

The approach is based on a national colloborative movement with those organisations and agencies closest to the people who need help to get online.