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A view from the coal face: Providing educational pathways for underrepresented youths

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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Classroom at Lilian Baylis Technology school with students using their new laptops and the Learning Foundation team behind.

Amazon and The Learning Foundation visit London school following Tech4Schools launch

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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Technology teacher helping how to use laptops in classroom.

Amazon and The Learning Foundation launch new scheme to provide disadvantaged schools with devices and digital support

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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we are concerned that these measures alone will not address the challenges faced by individuals and families who are having to make difficult decisions between food, heating and staying connected.

Autumn Statement: More needs to be done

Written by Tom Lowe, Head of Policy and Communications at the Learning Foundation and Digital Poverty Alliance – 17/11/2022 This year’s Autumn statement takes place in the context of serious economic challenges. The cost-of-living crisis has had a profound impact on individuals and families as rising inflation has made everyday essentials like energy, electricity and...
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Selwyn Thompson presenting at the Digital Poverty Alliance Network Away Day in November 2022

Keeping our foot on the accelerator

by Selwyn Thompson | November 14, 2022 | Recently I found myself preparing for a short talk I gave for the Learning Foundation Network Away Day, during which I was to talk about the digital journey I was leading our school on – a journey that started with the COVID-19 outbreak. The talk was given at...
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Niel McLean, Chair of Trustees at the Learning Foundation presenting at the Network Away Day 2022

21 Years of the Learning Foundation

by Valerie Thompson | November 2, 2022 | In 2001, 21 years ago, I applied for a job to help get a new charity, the e-Learning Foundation, operational. To my delight I was offered the role and in the spring of 2021 we set up a small office in Leatherhead, Surrey. The brief was relatively...
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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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DPA & Intel Tech4PrisonLeavers pilot scheme to offer digital skills mentoring to ex-offenders. Supported by Learning Foundation and trailblazers mentoring charity

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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