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Chancellor’s Spring Statement misses chance to tackle digital poverty

Today the Chancellor set out his Spring Statement, and whilst never intended to be a budget, it has extended out into a package of interventions to help handle the cost of living increase – on the same day the ONS announced inflation had reached 6.2% during February. Yet his focus has remained on fuel and...
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Digital Poverty Alliance and Intel launch “Tech4PrisonLeavers” pilot scheme to offer digital skills mentoring to ex-offenders

The Digital Poverty Alliance (DPA) and Intel have partnered to launch a proof-of-concept initiative to provide young men being released from prison with the digital skills and access they need to access employment opportunities and support their ongoing development.
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PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

Are you passionate about ensuring everyone can engage effectively with the digital world? Has the pandemic reaffirmed for you that more needs to be done and motivated you to be at the forefront of the response? Are you a natural communicator who enjoys working with partners to find solutions? Are you skilled in building relationships,...
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Working Together across Gloucestershire to Improve Learning for the County’s Schoolchildren.

We were delighted to attend the Large Enterprise Action Group think-tank session to discuss how best to address the learning and education achievement gap that exists in schools in the County.  We heard from Miguel Herdade, Director of Ambition Institute on their purpose in helping educators serving children from disadvantaged backgrounds to keep getting better,...
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My Computer My Way – Helpful Tech Tips from AbilityNet

Would you like to know where you can get advice to adapt technology to meet your needs or those of your learners for FREE? Look no further than AbilityNet’s recently updated tool, My Computer My Way (MCMW). The tool helps anyone to make a device easier to use, which is critical to AbilityNet’s mission to create...
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Digital must underpin government’s Levelling Up agenda

Having access to a device opens up avenues for further support, and during difficult times, allows individuals to engage in services to improve their wellbeing and increase future opportunities.
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Taking positive action to eradicate the digital divide

The pandemic has had a huge impact on society and accelerated our transition to a digital world. Everything from the way we work, live, learn and even receive healthcare has been irrevocably changed and while the swift move online has been incredibly beneficial in a myriad of ways, it has also undoubtedly exposed the digital...
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Why every school and college should have a Digital Strategy

Check out our latest blog post by Dominic Norrish, CEO of United Learning Trust
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