Bridging the digital skills divide weeknote 07/07/20

30 second read Our suite of how-to videos continues to grow, in direct proportion to our inability to listen back to our own voiceovers without cringing.  We’ve made some adjustments to cater for ESOL residents, including how to translate a webpage into Latin. OK, not just Latin.  We’re devising a digital confidence index to measure … Continue reading “Bridging the digital skills divide weeknote 07/07/20”

Bridging the digital skills divide weeknote 23/06/20

This week’s note comes from team member Meg Dibb-Fuller. TL;DR (too long; didn’t read) snapshot 11 voluntary and community sector organisations joined our workshop last week (facilitated in partnership with Connect Hackney) Actionable outcomes from the workshop has added two new pilots being explored (see Digital buddy programme and Digital helpline below) – making it … Continue reading “Bridging the digital skills divide weeknote 23/06/20”

Bridging the digital skills divide weeknote 15/06/20

Doesn’t time fly when you’re reading weeknotes? Yep, here’s another one.  30s read New Digital skills page to expand and bridge the divide People tell us they want Zoom lessons Learning from others: what’s worth reusing, borrowing or buying 3min read This week, we’ve added a Digital skills page to the Hackney website where we … Continue reading “Bridging the digital skills divide weeknote 15/06/20”

Bridging the digital divide weeknote: 08/06/20

30s read We’re putting some ‘how-to’ content on the Hackney website to get the ball rolling and start engaging with residents on the other side of the digital divide. The effectiveness of this approach will be tracked. We’re also continuing to explore the longer term (weeks not months) options on the roadmap, including the possibility … Continue reading “Bridging the digital divide weeknote: 08/06/20”

Bridging the digital divide together: Weeknote 28/05/20

Context This project focuses on supporting people in developing their digital skills. It is part of a broader piece of work around digital inclusion that encompasses improving connectivity and infrastructure with telecoms partners; the work schools are doing to support online learning; the roll out of the Department for Education’s laptop scheme; and assisting Hackney’s … Continue reading “Bridging the digital divide together: Weeknote 28/05/20”