Young Scot is the national youth information and citizenship charity for 11-26-year-olds in Scotland. Since 2017 and with the Scottish Government’s support, Young Scot has delivered several cyber resilience and skills projects for young people. Their work includes the Digi Know? programme that engages young people in cyber-security learning and skills opportunities. It also provides information on cyber resilience, security and careers in the cyber sector across a wide range of digital and social media platforms that young people spend their time, including TikTok. Digi Know? is available for all young people, but Young Scot targets the programme at those who wouldn’t typically access opportunities, are overlooked by the system or are unsure about their future career pathways.
In 2020, Young Scot launched the Digi Know? Champions Award in collaboration with Glasgow Kelvin College. The Award helps young people build the skills and knowledge they need to protect themselves online, whilst gaining an SCQF Level 4 qualification for […]Read more