Digital Skills and Older Workers
Adult Pathways

Digital Skills and Older Workers

Supporting Success in Training and Employment in a Digital World

Posted: Sept. 15, 2021
Author(s): Ian Hecker, Shayne Spaulding, and Daniel Kuehn
Organization(s): Urban Institute

The acceleration of the shift to online and remote learning and working brings new opportunities, but it also creates the potential for further inequities in the labor market. This report documents some of the barriers and opportunities that exist for older workers accessing online programs, with a focus on their digital skill levels.