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.
Transformation through technology
Power Up funded project Digiparent, transforms Charlotte’s life in lockdown thanks to new laptop.
Powering up the providers of digital skills training and support in Glasgow
BIPC Glasgow’s Information Officers Power Up their skills, knowledge, and confidence in digital to help provide information and support to small businesses.
Wireless Poplar – aiming to get the majority of Poplar residents digitally engaged by 2021
Poplar HARCA blog about their realised ambition of getting all residents connected to a fast broadband and enjoying access to online services.
Building digital skills is a labour of love
Labourer Andy is building his digital skills step-by-step to improve his confidence and his chances of securing long term employment.
Glasgow Life helps more than 300 new businesses during lockdown
Glasgow Life, the charity that delivers culture and sport in Glasgow, has helped more than 300 entrepreneurs to start, run or grow their business since lockdown began on 23 March 2020.
Judy overcomes fears with new device from Everyone Connected
Judy is getting to grips with her new device after overcoming her fears of technology and gaining new independence after the loss of her husband.
Meadow Well Connected celebrate a successful remote Get Online Week
This year, due to Covid-19 most Get Online Week activities were held remotely. We heard from one of our community partners in North Shields about the challenges and rewards of running a remote Get Online Week.
2020: An extraordinary year of working for better digital inclusion
We hear how one of Online Centres, Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours' Scheme has worked hard to champion digital inclusion through a challenging year.
Birds of a Feather Dementia Cafe
New Digital Health Hub at Cross Gate's Dementia Cafe empowers and engages many members with digital technology for the first time.
Nobody in the Dark: SmartLyte’s story
Hear from one of our community partners who participated in our financial inclusion programme.
Disadvantaged in Leeds developing Skills for Tomorrow
A Leeds charity is helping disadvantaged people to improve their prospects by growing their digital skills thanks to funding through BT’s Skills for Tomorrow programme.
Families support each other to manage finances better
The charity Family Fund has been helping Scottish families with additional needs to improve their finances through online resources and peer support.
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