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How to upskill 10,000s of academics and students in digital skills

Norbert Morawetz

What is digital capability?

Building digital capabilities is key for lifelong learning and career success.

Digital capability describes the skills and attitudes that individuals and organisations need if they are to thrive in today’s world. In the UK, Jisc.ac.uk, the government sector agency for Further and Higher Education has developed a national framework for universities and colleges,to upskill their students and staff around digital skills.

Digital Discovery Tool

The Digital Discovery Tool is a developmental tool that students and staff can use to self-assess their digital capabilities, identify their strengths and opportunities to develop their skills further to enhance their practice of learning.

Potential.ly is proud to be the key technology powering the Discovery Tool.

Working closely with Jisc, Potential.ly delivers the full learning experience around digital capabilities showcasing the strengths of the platform around:

  • Self-assessments
  • Dynamically generated feedback reports
  • Recommending resources based on assessment results
  • Interactive learning resources
  • Rapid authoring of learnng content
  • Content management using Potential.ly CMS

‍Who is it for?

The discovery tool has been designed to support individual staff and students in colleges, universities and training providers.

Over 100 institutions are already benefitting from the Discovery Tool!


View case studies of how institutions use the capabilities tool


If you are interested in how other institutions are implementing the discovery too, then check out this growing list of case studies here.


How can I access the tool?

For more information on how to access the tool get in touch with Jisc here, or drop us an email.

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