BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and the DPA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the joint aim of ending digital poverty in the UK by 2030.
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#Joiningthedots is a rallying cry to get everyone to be joined up with our thinking and actions so that initiatives already happening can be more sustainable, scalable, systemic, strategic, further reaching and faster.
Celebrating our work to eliminate digital poverty while raising awareness, bringing together communities and increasing support.
DPA and Currys expand Tech4Families to provide devices for disadvantaged families across Northern Ireland & Lincolnshire Coast
Tech4Families scheme expands to help drive digital inclusion by connecting disadvantaged families in Northern Ireland and Lincolnshire coast.
“End Digital Poverty Day” encapsulates the need to understand the significance and far reaching implications of digital poverty in the UK.
This initiative aims to ensure that cost doesn’t hinder people from engaging with the internet, which is so vital for everyday life.
Cost of living challenges have made a bad situation worse for people who struggle to afford internet access.
The House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee commissioned an inquiry into digital exclusion which showed rather than an ever more connected Britain, the cost of living crisis is driving people offline.
It’s critical to ensure that everyone is given the opportunity to build these skills considering how critical they are to both life and work.
Earlier in the year, Thomas Lowe, DPA Head of Policy and Communications, gave evidence to the House of Lords.
Without the DPA’s work, teachers would have been unable to teach effectively and children would have missed out on essential education whilst seeking refuge in the UK.