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
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