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Teaching digital skills to young people

The business world becomes more tech and digital dominant every day. Many young people find it hard to break into the working world because they lack the digital experience required of many of the open positions.

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Teaching digital skills to young people

The business world becomes more tech and digital dominant every day. Many young people find it hard to break into the working world because they lack the digital experience required of many of the open positions.
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Including digital content education for our youth is going to be vital to their success in the modern business world. Incorporating this kind of technical education into normal schooling may seem expensive or impossible, but by pairing students with workers experienced in the field as a sort of mentoring program, today's youth may have access to learning tools they haven't yet had.

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Free:Formers is a digital training consultancy that trains corporate clients and staff to have better skills in digital engagement. However, their ONE:FOR1 project means that for every employed person they train through their business, they also train one unemployed young person, giving them the digital skills they need to find employment in the digital economy

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