Effectively Bridging the Digital Divide

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Technology touches everyone, everywhere, and I want to be part of that.

With the advent of the 21st century, the emerging features of the new economy can be seen everywhere. The innovations made possible by Information and Communication Technology, are transforming the ways in which economies, and the people within them, are working are at the heart of these changes. ICT has become one of the major drivers of growth. But economic growth is as important as must be promoted in a team with social and democratic objectives, especially in tackling exclusion. 

The significance of information and communication technology to both economic and social development explains the priority of bridging that has come to be known as the digital divide. 

In the 21st century education and learning become the lifeblood. knowledge societies and information and communication technology have become an integral part of today’s world. The gaps that define the learning digital divide become as crucial as the more obvious gaps in access to the technology itself.

 

Must Read: Edtech has untapped potential

 

Digital Divide

Digital divide refers to the gap between demographics and regions that have access to modern information and communications technology, without any restricted access. Basically, this technology can include telephone, television, personal computers and the Internet.

Visit the links to know all about the digital divide.

Digital divide:

To read all about the digital divide or the digital split, Click here

The Digital Divide: Where We Are

Here’s the status report on the digital divide, Click here

Bridging the digital divide through governance:

To know how the digital divide is bridged through e-governance, Click here

Stages of digital divide:

There are stages of digital divide. To know more, Click here

Examples of the digital divide:

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Top 10 nation bridging the digital divide:

The digital divide had consequences. Here are the top 10 nations bridging the digital divide - Click here

 

Bridging Digital Divide 

Basically, bridging the Digital Divide is a new model of engagement formulated to encourage tenants use of digital technology and the Internet. There are various organisations fighting hard to narrow the digital divide.

Click on the links to know how to bridge the digital divide.

How to bridge the digital divide:

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Lessons in bridging the digital divide:

Here are these major insights that’ll help in bridging the digital divide - Click here

Bridging digital divide through coding:

To know how coding can play a part in bridging the digital divide, Click here

Bridging digital divide:

To read about the challenges and proposals of bridging the digital divide, Click here

 

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Importance of Bridging Digital Divide

The digital divide is used to cover a wide range of social differences in access to and use of digital equipment and services, most notably personal computers, and the ability to access the internet in terms of both physical connection and facility to use them.

Read the links below to understand the importance of bridging the digital divide.

The Importance of Bridging the Digital Divide:

Here’s why the digital divide needs to be bridged - Click here

Why digital divide is important:

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Bridging the Digital Divide

This article demonstrates the benefits of going online using software. To know more, 

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