Digital

  • Scottish Government to host International Design in Government Conference

    27th February 2019 by

    Announcement from Sarah Davidson, Director General for Organisational Development and Operations.   I am delighted to announce that Scottish Government will host the International Design in Government conference in Edinburgh on 25 – 26 June.   The International Design in Government conference brings together an established community of designers working in government across the world….

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  • New funding announced to increase digital skills

    5th April 2018 by

    A new round of funding for the Digital Participation Charter Fund was announced last week by, Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, while at a visit to the Welcoming, an organisation that has benefitted from the Charter Fund. We asked Elaine Mowat, co-director at the Welcoming, to tell us about how…

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  • 5Rights Youth Leadership Group Launch

    26th February 2018 by

    Guest post by Sarah McLeod – Digital Participation Team, Scottish Government. The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP, met the 5Rights Youth Leadership Group at the Young Scot offices earlier this month. The Youth Leadership Group are taking forward seven of the 20 recommendations from the 5Rights Youth Commission’s Our…

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  • Digital Participation Ministerial Action Group – Reflections on digital inclusion.

    17th October 2017 by

    This is a guest post from Douglas White, Head of Advocacy at Carnegie UK Trust. Carnegie UK Trust seek to improve the lives and wellbeing of people throughout the UK particularly those who are disadvantaged. The latest data shows that around a quarter of people in Scotland don’t have access to the internet at home, while…

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