Partner post: video calls and mobile data from Jon at LASSN

This post has been shared from the Leeds Migration Partnership blog  and was written by Jon at Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network As we all get used to new ways of working, video calls are the obvious solution. They’re fun, accessible and immediate. They can really help people feel connected. However, we should also be … Continue reading Partner post: video calls and mobile data from Jon at LASSN

New Case Study: Groundwork Green Doctors

Groundwork is a charity working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Groundwork’s ‘Green Doctors’ support people in their homes and the community to save money and resources, cutting the number of households in fuel poverty. Green Doctors are experienced advisers who know how to make the biggest cost savings and how to … Continue reading New Case Study: Groundwork Green Doctors

Discovery with Three: Digital skills train-the-trainer session

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between 100% Digital Leeds and Discovery with Three, aiming to up-skill staff and volunteers from organisations wanting to run digital skills sessions for their learners. The session has been developed in consultation with community partners following feedback from organisations who would like to run digital skills sessions … Continue reading Discovery with Three: Digital skills train-the-trainer session

Following feedback from our ESOL partners, 100% Digital Leeds have organised an exploratory workshop to develop a strategy for developing basic digital skills with ESOL learners in Leeds. 100% Digital Leeds understand the barriers to digital inclusion that ESOL learners face; in addition to the language barrier there are often many other obstacles to successful … Continue reading

100% Digital Leeds: Digital Inclusion Fund Launch

We're pleased to announce that we will be launching our 100% Digital Leeds: Digital Inclusion Fund on the 7th May at Leeds Central Library. 100% Digital Leeds have committed £100,000 to tackling digital inclusion and supporting the third sector in Leeds. Book your free ticket. Find out how your third sector organisation can apply for … Continue reading 100% Digital Leeds: Digital Inclusion Fund Launch

New Case Study: Specialist Autism Services

Specialist Autism Services borrowed 10 iPads via the 100% Digital Leeds Tablet Lending Scheme to allow them to introduce a digital element to their workshop offer, support members to develop their IT skill and digital literacy, to allow members to take a more active role in the planning and budgeting of trips and activities, and to help support … Continue reading New Case Study: Specialist Autism Services

New Case Study: Digital Knitting Group with Bee Together

Bee Together borrowed 5 iPads as part of our tablet lending scheme. They used the tablets to set up an online knitting group, connecting people who felt lonely on an evening but found it difficult to get out of the house. Bee Together is a Time To Shine project supporting older people who are learning disabled and socially isolated. … Continue reading New Case Study: Digital Knitting Group with Bee Together

Monthly Roundup: November 2018

This November our tablet lending scheme has been in high demand, we've been shouting far and wide about 100% Digital Leeds, and Digital Champions training has taken off! Engagement We've been spreading the 100% Digital Leeds message far and wide this month. Members of the team have presented at Age Friendly Leeds, Digital Communities Network … Continue reading Monthly Roundup: November 2018