New ECDL Foundation Position Paper: The Fallacy of the 'Digital Native'

Digital Natives Fallacy mailshot graphicThe idea of digital natives is a dangerous fallacy that risks leaving young people without the digital competences they need for the workplace. And this could leave businesses without the skilled employees they need, says a new position paper from ECDL Foundation, which explores the fallacy of the ‘digital native’ in depth.

The paper sets out the extensive evidence against ‘digital natives’ intuitive computer skills, and concludes that there is a vital need for digital skills development programmes to be part of all forms of education.

Read the Position Paper on the Fallacy of the Digital Native