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Community Fibre Partnerships- Grant scheme for schools

Published: Oct 12th, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Technology is shaping the modern world, from creating more engaged citizens through to driving global growth and finding solutions to some of society’s biggest challenges. That’s why BT has made a long term commitment to build a culture of tech literacy in the UK – starting with the next generation. For information about the scheme […]

Digital Gwynedd Newsletter

Published: Oct 3rd, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Find out how Digital Gwynedd team has been helping people to get online Download the Digital Gwynedd newsletter    

How to Save Money Online drop in session at Hove Library

Published: Sep 13th, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Searching the internet – for fares, energy suppliers or items like washing machines or clothes – has become one of the best ways to compare prices and get a good deal. However, price comparison sites and online supermarkets can be off-putting for some first time users. As part of Brighton Digital Festival, Hove Library is […]

Natalie helps learner to navigate the benefits system

Published: Sep 13th, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Mae Natalie yn Aseswr Porth Maes gyda CAB (Cyngor ar Bopeth). Yn ogystal, mae’n hyrwyddwr digidol gyda Gwynedd Ddigidol ac am helpu pobl sydd angen cyngor budd-daliadau neu i ddefnyddio’r rhyngrwyd. Un o gleientau Natalie yw Gwennan, mam sengl plentyn anabl a ddaeth i weld Natalie yn uned symudol CAB. Roedd Gwennan eisoes wedi gwneud […]

Digital Champion Dan helps learners get online

Published: Sep 9th, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Digital Champion, Dan shares his experiences of helping people to get online. Please click here to view the video

Rachel gets online with Digital Highland

Published: Sep 9th, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Rachel from the Highland Council discusses the benefits of being a digital champion. Please click here to view the video      

Free social media workshop for job seekers in Brighton & Hove

Published: Aug 30th, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Social media and networking sites can be used for careers research, job seeking and to market yourself to future employers, as well as arranging your social life! In order to help you learn new IT skills and find out how social media can help you with your job search, the National Careers Service is running […]

Building your community fibre network

Published: Aug 3rd, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

As part of the Community Fibre Partnership scheme, BT has made £2m available via a grant for Community Fibre Partnerships that could benefit their local school. This enables communities in the final 5% of the UK not covered by fibre broadband rollout plans to apply for a grant of up to £20,000 toward the cost […]

One Digital – the “poster child for collective impact”!

Published: Jun 2nd, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

Collaboration, not competition – that was the overriding theme at the One Digital stakeholder event in London on Wednesday 25 May 2016. Around 60 people from a wide range of organisations attended to hear the latest from One Digital, a national digital inclusion programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. The programme is helping thousands […]

Internet class helps Jack get online

Published: May 23rd, 2016 | Author: Laura Simpson

At a time when the UK is moving to ‘digital by default’, over 12 million people still lack basic digital skills¹. One Digital is a unique collaboration between six diverse organisations to create a sustainable and far reaching digital inclusion solution. Age UK, the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations, Citizens Online and Digital Unite with […]