Increased digital participation can improve people's quality of life, boost economic growth and allow more effective delivery of public services.
We know many people in Scotland already use digital technology regularly and confidently. However, others need support to use the internet and efforts are focused on helping everyone to develop the skills and confidence to become active digital citizens.
Our digital participation strategy 'A National Framework for Local Action' was published on 24 April 2014. This document sets out how a national movement for change will encourage people and businesses to get online and enjoy all the opportunities of the digital age.