News, thoughts & stories
We like to think we’re experts in all things digital inclusion, technology for social good, community learning...in fact, quite a few things! If you’d like to know what we know, why not take a look at our latest news, thoughts and stories.
Community action is transformative: Hubs engage with their MPs on digital inclusion
At the forefront of activism are UK digital inclusion hubs, which make up our National Digital Inclusion Network. These hubs not only deliver essential digital inclusion products and services – data, devices, and skills – but have recently written or met with their local Members of Parliament (MPs).
People in the UK calling for action on digital exclusion
We’re advocating that the current and any future Government prioritise digital exclusion. New polling data shows that people in the UK are supportive, and are calling for action. A blog by Helen Milner.
Low-income families can stay connected over summer with free mobile data from the National Databank
New research reveals low-income Brits are worried about affording mobile data to keep their children online over the school holidays, the National Databank is here to help.
Good Things, partners, supporters and hubs gather to celebrate our work towards fixing the digital divide
We hosted our Fix The Digital Divide event to commemorate what we’ve achieved since launching our strategy. With the ambition to grow and support 5,000 Digital Inclusion Hubs and engage 1 million people to help them benefit from the digital world by 2025, we are already making great strides for digital inclusion.
UKCRF Digital Skills Pathway at Digital Leaders 2023
Following the release of the Digital Skills Pathway evaluation reports, Good Things' Katie Heard and Michelle Lofthouse spoke at Digital Leaders Week 2023 and shared insights from the pilot projects.
Nominet and Good Things Foundation partner to tackle the UK’s digital exclusion problem at the grassroots
Nominet is donating £4.5m over three years to Good Things Foundation to help fix the digital divide.
Stories from the Digital Skills Pathway pilots
Here we hear about from beneficiaries who took part in the Digital Skills Pathway pilots in their local communities.
England’s libraries play a vital role in wider digital inclusion networks
New research shows that libraries across England are playing a vital role in tackling digital exclusion - as part of a wider ecosystem of support for communities.
New research reveals biggest barriers to getting online
New poll reveals 18% of people have stopped using some products and services because they are only available online. Good Things Foundation's new Learn My Way is a free learning platform addressing digital exclusion.
Calling on UK businesses to donate unwanted devices to the Great British Tech Appeal
Vodafone calls on UK businesses to donate unwanted devices to the Great British Tech Appeal to help bridge the digital divide and promote circular economy.
The charity initiative helping all sectors achieve their sustainable development goals
Partnering with the Circular Electronics Partnership, Good Things Foundation and Deloitte explore the opportunities for businesses to reuse their IT equipment to fix the digital divide.
Digitally transforming our National Digital Inclusion Network through the Future Skills Academy
We've partnered with Virgin Money O2 and Multiverse to launch the Future Skills Academy, and help the Network gain the skills they need to tackle digital exclusion in their communities.