This page of NUIG’s Academic Skills Hub gives links to guides, apps, and resources on developing your IT and digital skills in college, including information on digital badges you can earn and how to get the most out of resources like Outlook.
This resource from the University of Limerick Library contains uploaded slides from UL Library’s digital skills workshops, including presentations advising on a variety of digital skills topics such as searching library databases, staying safe online, making good use of Microsoft apps like Word and Excel, and more.
This platform launched by the European Union in 2021 is the home of digital skills information from across Europe. It focuses on skills for a wide range of users including students, teachers, and experts and provides an ‘editor’s pick’ of relevant resources depending on the specific need and occupation of unique users.
This article by CEDEFOP (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) analyses how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital skills and competencies in both ICT (Information and Communications Technology) professions and in non-ICT workers and sectors.
This Digital Skills Framework from the University of Edinburgh helps both students and staff evaluate their level of digital capability, reflect on their development needs, and find the resources to develop their skills. It includes a self-assessment questionnaire, a one-stop portal of digital resources, workshops, and toolkits.
This free course from the Open University helps you develops your confidence, skills, and critical thinking around life online and all things digital. It explores a range of digital skills and practices, including digital identity, digital wellbeing, safety and legality, how to make the most of online information tools, and dealing with information overload. Completion of this course earns you an Open University digital badge.