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Digital literacy in Slovakia 2015

Supported by: Endowment Fund of the Slovak Telekom by Pontis Foundation, and Accenture Endowment Fund by Pontis Foundation. 

Project span:
 March – July 2015

Project manager:
 Marián Velšic

Co-operating organizations:
 FOCUS Research Agency (data collection)

Project aims to offer a comprehensive picture about Slovakia’s population’s digital skills, as well as its adaptation to new trends in information technologies. Project reflects as well the societal problems these technologies bring.

Project research is based on analysis of the findings of Slovakia-wide representative opinion poll on a sample of 1083 respondents residing in Slovakia, who are older than 14 years of age. The survey was carried out in April 2015, with a focus on the current problems and trends in using modern information technologies, such as:

  • Development and changes in using the Internet – with a 10-year hindsight
  • Changes in the views of the population vis-à-vis information technologies
  • Dependence on computers and the Internet
  • Opinions vis-a-vis the negative effects of computers and the Internet on the society
  • Changes in the population’s adaptations to ICT
  • The most important issues with regards to digital literacy
  • The main reasons behind the rejection of modern ICT


Press Release [PDF, in Slovak language]
Digital literacy in Slovakia 2015 - research report [PDF, in Slovak language]
Presentation of main results [PDF, in Slovak language]

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