Digital Skills

Prof Steve Pettifer

Theme lead

Professor Steve Pettifer


Prof Angela Davies

Theme lead

Professor Angela Davies 


Scope of Theme

From enabling individuals to transforming and driving industries, digital skills underpin our 21st century lives. Ranging from essential Digital Skills for Life and for work through to advanced technical skills for innovation, this theme focuses on how The University of Manchester will work with students, colleagues, employers and other education providers to identify and deliver the digital skills needed to support and responsibly transform the global workplace. The theme includes:

  • Pathways to lifelong learning
  • Recognition and accreditation of digital skills
  • Co-creation of skills and content with industry
  • Embedding digital skills in education and the workplace