A poem by Paul Wilkes, Digital Inclusion Coordinator at Leeds Libraries, inspired by the many people who are not online and feel like the internet is not for them. It is written from the perspective of a 50 year old man who has no interest in getting online as he doesn't know or understand the … Continue reading The Man Who Was Fine Offline
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
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
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
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
Leeds Libraries and Good Things Foundation - the UK's leading digital inclusion charity - are working together to create 100% Digital Leeds, a cross sector collaboration ensuring everyone in the city has the digital skills they need. Thousands of adults in Leeds lack basic digital skills. A lack of digital skills can have a huge negative impact … Continue reading 100% Digital Leeds: Join the movement.