Citizens Online News

Helping the UK to Get Connected: EE National Techy Tea Party

Published: Aug 18th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

EE has partnered with Age UK to launch EE National Techy Tea Party Day which will take place on Tuesday 9 September. Over 500 EE stores will host events from 9.30am-11.00am to help build people’s confidence with everything from using phones and tablets to the internet, social media, apps and keeping in touch through Skype. […]


Get IT Together July 2014 Highlights Report

Published: Aug 14th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Find out what the Get IT Together Projects have been doing to help people gain digital skills across the UK. Here is our Get IT Together July 2014  


Hotspots – news from our Highlands and Islands projects – July 2014

Published: Aug 14th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click HotSpots July 2014


Hotspots – news from our Highlands and Islands projects – June 2014

Published: Jul 10th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Hotspots is a monthly publication keeping you up-to-date with all of the news from our Highlands projects. Please click HotSpots June 2014


Get IT Together June 2014 Highlights Report

Published: Jul 10th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Find out what the Get IT Together Projects have been doing to help people gain digital skills across the UK. Here is our Get IT Together Highlights June 2014  


New research reveals social value of being online is worth more than £1,000 a year

Published: Jul 8th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

BT study shows how 6.4 million1 Brits are missing out BT today revealed the social benefits of getting online are worth more than £1,000 a year to someone using the internet for the first time. The findings are part of an independent study, commissioned by BT, to calculate the social value of using the internet. […]


The case for a systemic approach to digital skills

Published: Jul 7th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

View the White Paper: Citizens Online – Digital Skills Systemic Approach – White Paper Leading Digital Skills charity Citizens Online has called for a radical change to the way the 6.8m offline adults in the UK are given skills training and support.   In a white paper jointly published today with channel shift experts, Trapeze […]


Digital inclusion projects win two national awards

Published: Jun 30th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Judges praise BT-backed projects for bringing the internet to the heart of the community Two Get IT Together projects have won national awards as part of Digital Unite’s Spring Online Best Event Awards. Spring Online Week is a national campaign by Digital Unite to help and inspire local people to use the internet. The awards […]


Julie-Anne discusses the Bristol project on the radio

Published: Jun 9th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Project Coordinator, Julie-Anne Burrows talks about the project on the Dialect Radio Show.


May Monthly Highlights

Published: Jun 5th, 2014 | Author: Laura Simpson

Find out what the Get IT Together projects have been doing in May 2014. Get IT Together May Highlights 2014