What are Digital Capabilities?

It’s possible that you’ve heard of digital capabilities already, or you may be more familiar with the associated term, digital skills. With the recent establishment of the Universities’ new Digital Capabilities Project, you’ll likely hear much more about digital capabilities over the coming months.

What are digital capabilities?

According to Jisc, digital capabilities equip individuals to live, learn and work in a digital society. As a result of the pandemic, the time that most of us spend online has increased significantly – through working, learning, teaching, and interacting with others online.

Watch this short video by the University of Derby to learn more about the importance of digital capabilities.

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Welcome to the new Digital Capabilities Blog!

Dr Sioned Llywelyn – Digital Capabilities Officer

The aim of this blog is to keep you up to date with the latest news, opportunities and developments from Aberystwyth University’s Digital Capabilities project which was established in August 2021. The Digital Capabilities project lies within Information Services and we offer an array of services to students and staff to help you assess, plan and develop your digital capabilities.

As part of the Digital Capabilities project, Dr Sioned Llywelyn was appointed as the new Digital Capabilities Officer and she will be working alongside staff and students to help them develop their digital capabilities. To get in touch with Sioned, please email digi@aber.ac.uk.

Keep an eye out for our next blog post where we will be introducing Jisc’s Digital Capabilities Framework, which we closely follow as part of this project. Please remember you can also subscribe to our blog!