Digital Inclusion

 

What is Digital Inclusion?

Digital Inclusion, or the reduction of Digital Exclusion, is about ensuring that people have the relevant skills and accessibility to use technology and the internet in order to achieve what it is that they want to achieve.

Generally, Digital Inclusion falls into three main areas:

Why do we support Digital Inclusion?

Community IT Services CIC (CITS), believe that helping people and communities to get online is of an increasing importance. We see more and more public services being only available online. This includes areas such as applying for benefits, tax submissions, online banking and online shopping.

Accessibility to Digital Inclusion is increasing and CITS’s social aim is to support Digital Inclusion activities. As public services move online, we believe that CITS can provide a supportive role within this ever-changing environment.

How do we propose supporting Digital Inclusion?

There are a number of ways in which we support Digital Inclusion activities, these include: