About this Report
This literature review informs the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E)’s research on the state of digital literacy in Canada, grounding it in existing research.
It focuses on digital literacy as it pertains to the changing nature of work, drawing upon Canadian and international research and best practices in order to define digital literacy, the skills it comprises, and its importance. These sources have pulled insights mainly from educational and pedagogical research and work on technology and the economy.
Read this report to help you:
- Existing definitions of digital literacy and the skills it comprises.
- The digital economy and the changing nature of the Canadian workplace.
- How digital literacy can address and exacerbate existing social divides and exclusions.
- Emerging research questions and gaps in existing research.