Launching the 100% Digital Leeds model for a community-based approach to digital inclusion

100% Digital Leeds is preparing to publish our model for a community-based approach to digital inclusion, so that other councils can adopt the principles to develop and implement their own inclusion interventions. The model sets out the stages and steps that can be followed by council officers leading digital inclusion who wish to adapt and applyContinue reading “Launching the 100% Digital Leeds model for a community-based approach to digital inclusion”

Supporting health participation: update on wave one

100% Digital Leeds has partnered with Local Care Partnerships (LCP) in Leeds to develop a community-based approach to support digital inclusion for improved digital health participation, with place-based Digital Health Hub networks at the heart. The approach is being rolled out across the city in waves, supporting four LCPs at a time during a six-monthContinue reading “Supporting health participation: update on wave one”

Partner profile: The Old Fire Station

Since the start of this year The Old Fire Station in Gipton has worked with 100% Digital Leeds to understand and support the digital inclusion needs of communities in East Leeds. As an organisation offering many services under one roof, in a place where people feel safe and welcome, supported by caring and person-centred staff,Continue reading “Partner profile: The Old Fire Station”

LGA Pathfinder Workshop Four

Leeds is one of nine councils awarded funding as part of the Local Government Association (LGA) Digital Pathfinders Programme, designed to support councils seeking to innovate and develop pioneering initiatives to advance digital inclusion, digital connectivity, and cyber security. 100% Digital Leeds has been funded to develop a Community-based Model to Increase Digital Inclusion. InterestedContinue reading “LGA Pathfinder Workshop Four”

AbilityNet visits Leeds to promote awareness of accessible technology among the learning disability sector

On Thursday 8th September 2022 Alex Barker from AbilityNet visited Leeds to share his insights on how digital tools and resources can support accessibility for people with disabilities. As someone who uses assistive technology in his daily life Alex can relate to people who face challenges when it comes to using digital equipment. He hasContinue reading “AbilityNet visits Leeds to promote awareness of accessible technology among the learning disability sector”

Increasing opportunities for prisoners to engage with digital outside of the classroom: a case study from HMP Wealstun

Having digital skills, connectivity, confidence, and motivation means prison leavers are better able to succeed in the areas of their lives that make people less likely to reoffend such as finding secure housing, accessing work, and building positive support networks. 100% Digital Leeds is leading a project, in partnership with HMP Wealstun and others, toContinue reading “Increasing opportunities for prisoners to engage with digital outside of the classroom: a case study from HMP Wealstun”

Arts in Care Homes Day digital arts programme

Arts in Care Homes Day is an annual event championing, promoting, and encouraging arts engagement in care settings and highlighting the health and wellbeing benefits for all involved. In celebration of Arts in Care Homes Day 2022 the Arts and Culture Digital Inclusion Network has developed an engaging programme of creative workshops open to careContinue reading “Arts in Care Homes Day digital arts programme”

100% Digital Leeds at Leeds Digital Festival

Leeds Digital Festival returns 19 – 30 September 2022 for a two-week celebration of digital culture. 100% Digital Leeds are hosting and contributing to a number of events that make up the programme. To be among the first to hear about events hosted by 100% Digital Leeds follow us on Eventbrite. Move More and Stay Healthy UsingContinue reading “100% Digital Leeds at Leeds Digital Festival”

LGA Pathfinder Workshop Three

Leeds is one of nine councils awarded funding as part of the Local Government Association (LGA) Digital Pathfinders Programme, designed to support councils seeking to innovate and develop pioneering initiatives to advance digital inclusion, digital connectivity, and cyber security. 100% Digital Leeds have been funded to develop a Community-based Model to Increase Digital Inclusion, and run a seriesContinue reading “LGA Pathfinder Workshop Three”