In the digital era, data understanding and analysis skills are vital for workers in a growing number of careers. Corporate executives must understand the significance of data literacy to plan for the future of work. However, many educators fail to recognise the importance of teaching children data literacy at a young age.

Nowadays, unless one has a certain basic level of digital skills one can also be seen as illiterate. Estimates are that over the next few years those who are unable to write computer code will form part of the same designation...

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