Booking medical appointments online, understanding artificial intelligence, being able to recognize misinformation on the web: digital knowledge forms the basis for everyone to move safely and independently in the digital world. As a result, four out of five people in Germany (83%) want IT and digital media skills to be promoted at all levels. This is demonstrated by a representative survey of over 1,000 people aged 16 and over commissioned by the “Digital for All” initiative.
On average, citizens rate their digital competence on a school scale as satisfactory (3.1). To change this situation, Digital Day on 16 June promotes digital skills under the motto “Digitalisation – Discover. Understand. Form.” on fire. “Digital skills are an important prerequisite for digital participation,” explains Kimberly Klebolte, managing director of “Digital for All”. “This concerns children who are taking their first steps in the digital world, as well as professionals whose work is changing due to digitalisation, or older people who want to learn how to use digital technologies. We need to create a culture of lifelong learning for our digital society.”
Registration for Digital Day is now possible
For Digital Day, campaigns can be launched immediately throughout Germany Registered become. In addition to the main topic “Digital skills”, actions in other areas are possible, such as sustainability, security, engagement or culture.
The events can be attended, online or in hybrid form in the period 10.-18. to be done in June. Action formats range from public lectures and workshops to digital technologies demonstrations, coding seminars and hackathons. After logging in, the shares are on an interactive action map available.