We host regular sessions to celebrate the activity taking place across the coalition. These sessions are an opportunity share recent progress and to answer your questions. You can sign up below to hold the dates in your diary for future meets:

December Meets

Join one, or both of these informal sessions that will connect you with other coalition members. Share your experiences, insight or ask any questions you might have about getting started with your organisation’s Essential Digital Skills journey. This is a chance to truly connect and learn from each other, helping us move forward into 2022 with collective action.

Catch up on previous events

Main events

A catch-22, essential digital skills for young people

With help from coalition members Catch 22 and Movement to Work, we heard first-hand from young people on the challenges they face gaining essential digital skills for work, and shared data unpacking the extent of the issue and what that means for business.

Digital Future of Work

For this session, we were delighted to be joined by Lloyds Banking Group and FutureDotNow members for a working session to help you understand the relationship between business performance and essential digital skills. It included new data and insight and enabled discussions on how organisations can take action.

FutureDotNow Playbook working session

We’re all about co-creation! We mixed things up a little and ran a quickfire workshop on the FutureDotNow Playbook. There were some fantastic discussions in our breakout rooms around how we can make the Playbook even better.

Putting people at the heart of digital

In this session we discussed the importance of having a human-centric approach to digital – especially when considering your own employees and their learning. We had brilliant speakers from both Barclays and Microsoft who will be discussed their experiences in this space.

FutureDotNow Playbook beta launch

FutureDotNow’s first coalition call of 2021 – we heard from NFCE, Skills Forward and saw FutureDotNow’s new Skills Playbook.

We heard from our speakers, NCFE and Skills Forward about what they are doing to support newly-made qualifications for Essential Digital Skills, and how your organisations can get involved and share best practice.

FutureDotNow has also created a Playbook and we were excited to share it with you in this session. If you’d like to know more about the FutureDotNow Playbook, take a look at the dedicated Playbook page here!

Data and Insight on Essential Digital Skills

In the final session of 2020 we welcomed founding partner Lloyds Banking Group, BetheBusiness, Microsoft and Department for Education.

Essential Digital Skills

Take a look as we took a deep dive into the essential digital skills and how those skills can be delivered to your organisation.

Digital motives and DevicesDotNow

Our first virtual coalition meeting was hosted on April 17 and covered a whole host of topics, including the latest from our large employers engagement, an insight into Oliver Wyman’s motivation research and an update on the DevicesDotNow initiative.