Today, everybody, regardless of age and occupation, uses a computer or smartphone on a daily basis. There is a number of standard programs and actions one cannot do without, such as: working with documents, searching for information on the Internet, sending emails, instant messengers, posting photos on social networks, etc. Computer literacy has become a necessity not for professional activities only, but for various social areas and life situations. Therefore, mastering computer literacy allows today's young people to adapt in a rapidly changing world.
This free of charge self-paced course has been designed to be accessible for everyone including by persons with disabilities. To access the course you should previously register in ITU Academy. The course, estimated to about 8h, provides a holistic knowledge on the topic of ICT accessibility through 3 Modules as follows:
The ITU-D Digital Inclusion has developed this on-line certificate based self-paced training course, Web Accessibility: The cornerstone of an Inclusive Digital Society composed of 3 modules: - Module 1: Executive tools for developing a web accessibility policy - Module 2: Essentials of implementing a web accessibility evaluation - Module 3: Technical skills for designing and developing accessible websites.
About this course
This self-paced online course on inclusive digital communication during crises and emergency situations has been developed in response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. It is in line with, and in support to the UN Secretary General Policy on Disability Inclusion and the BDT work in ICT/digital accessibility to ensure digital inclusion. It comprises one module and aims to provide direction and practical guidance on how to develop and deliver inclusive digital communication during times of crisis or emergency.