Published: 11th Feb 2020

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has launched a new initiative to promote digital skills across the heritage sector. Over 2,500 people from heritage organisations across the UK are expected to benefit from the £500,000 investment into free advice and support on how to integrate digital tools into heritage work more effectively. The new ‘Digital Skills for Heritage’ initiative also seeks to encourage new ‘digitally informed’ leadership through peer-based training to 30 heritage senior executives. One-to-one mentoring will be available to organisations who have been identified by The National Lottery Heritage Fund as those who will greatly benefit from increasing their digital skills and confidence. Josie Fraser, head of digital policy for The National Lottery Heritage Fund said:  ‘We’re excited to launch our new advocacy initiative ‘Digital Skills for Heritage’ today which aims to drive up digital capabilities across the heritage sector and give organisations, of all shapes and sizes, an opportunity … (To read the full article, subscribe below)