"Workforce transformation can no longer be consigned to the ‘not now’ or ‘too difficult’ piles. Everyone needs upskilling and everyone can play a part in getting our workforce up to speed. The first step is recognising this as an immediate imperative."
PwC Channel Islands 'Upskilling the Channel Islands workforce for a digital world' July 2020
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn
Find your next career and learn more about the pathways into digital jobs with our digital pathways information. With options spanning from digital marketing to IT infrastructure roles, the digital economy is vast.
Looking for a head start? Check out these three online learning platforms below to help you develop new skills.
It has never been more important, or more critical, to be part of a self directed learning community. With new concepts and ideas coming into play, short and flexible learning is the way forward.
The Hive Learning Hub is the Bailiwicks' own free-to-access online learning platform. All participants can develop their knowledge and skills in a range of areas, including innovation, business resilience and leadership.
Hive is mobile based and a great way to develop your learning in a bitesized manner.
Tried and tested by the Digital Greenhouse team, this online learning platform has a variety of short courses to develop skills, such as agile and design thinking. Courses are provided by leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world and a lot of them are free. We recommend:
- Unleash Your Potential: Innovation and Enterprise - by the University of Bristol, this free course covers a variety of practical tools and interactive sessions in bite-sized sessions.
- Getting Started with Agile and Design Thinking - by Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, this course is a great introduction to these methods and working collaboratively as a team.
- Emotional Intelligence at Work - by Coventry University, this course will help you understand the effects of our emotional intelligence on ourselves and those around us in order to build better relationships.
iDEA- The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award
"The Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA is an international programme that helps you develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free."
Use iDEA Award for a head start on building your digital knowledge for free, available and applicable to all ages with fun challenges and badges to be earned. They offer easy and simple introductions to a variety of digital topics. We particularly like the following badges:
- Citizens: Teamwork badge
- Worker: Collaboration
- Maker: Virtual Reality
- Entrepreneur: Innovation + Problem Solving + Jargon Buster
Use our company code DIGITAL GREENHOUSE when you sign up!