DQ Institute launches world’s first Digital Intelligence Day

Today marks the inaugural DQ Day, part of a worldwide initiative to set global standards for digital intelligence

The DQ Institute and IEEE Standards Association have launched the world’s first Digital Intelligence (DQ) Day, today 10 October 2019.


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Dr Yuhyun Park, founder of the DQ Institute, said: “The reason we are setting global standards for digital intelligence is to ensure that everyone around the world, starting with our children, has equal opportunities to thrive in this digital age.

“Thus, it is important for the global community to work together to adopt, align and co-create DQ Global Standards.”

The reason we are setting global standards for digital intelligence is to ensure that everyone around the world, starting with our children, has equal opportunities to thrive in this digital age.
– Dr Yuhyun Park, DQ Institute

Karen McCabe, senior director of public affairs and marketing at IEEE, added: “A global standard that sets common indicators for more comprehensively and collectively understanding the existing challenges that digital skill-promoting efforts face and a common language is foundational to ensuring that digital literacy and competency efforts are coordinated globally and moving the right direction.”


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The DQ Global Standards Report 2019 was launched back in March at GESF in Dubai. The report set out the world’s first framework for digital literacy, skills and readiness.

More information about the DQ Institute and the skills framework is available at https://www.dqinstitute.org/