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
In the year 1900 a 15-year old Lithuanian named Meshe David Osinsky travelled to England alone, to escape persecution in his home country. By his death in 1952 he had become Sir Montague Burton – employing thousands of people as founder of Burton Menswear. He didn’t speak any English when he arrived, but he came … Continue reading New Case Study: Learning Partnerships
5.3 million people have never been online in the UK and there are 11.9 million people who don’t have the essential digital skills to navigate life and work. Tens of thousands of those people live in Leeds. This October partners, volunteers and communities came together to make sure that everyone can take part in … Continue reading Looking Back: Get Online Week 2019
5.3 million people have never been online in the UK and there are 11.9 million people who don’t have the essential digital skills to navigate life and work. Tens of thousands of those people live in Leeds. This October partners, volunteers and communities are coming together to make sure that everyone can take part in … Continue reading Get Online Week 2019
£100,000 of digital inclusion grants go to third sector organisations working with communities in Leeds
Leeds Irish Health and Homes is improving the digital skills of older service users in the community to reduce isolation and increase independence.
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
PATH Yorkshire borrowed iPads from us to improve the digital skills of their community-based trainees and learners.
Unity Homes & Enterprise (Unity Housing Association) are a housing association supporting BME communities in Leeds while building sustainable neighbourhoods through provision of quality housing and social and employment opportunities. The fundamental goal of Unity Homes & Enterprise is to provide choice, while improving life opportunities and addressing inequalities. This provided an opportunity to work … Continue reading Unity Housing & 100% Digital Leeds
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