Delivering Sustainable Digital Skills Support

Delivering Sustainable Digital Skills Support

On Tuesday 27 April, One Digital held its event “Delivering sustainable digital skills support” at Friends House in London.  This marked my fifth week as Programme Director for One Digital and my first ‘public appearance’, where I was delighted to introduce the event. In recent years I have been struck […]

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One Digital Initiative Launches Community of Practice

One Digital Initiative Launches Community of Practice

One Digital, a unique initiative that helps people to improve their digital skills, today launches its Community of Practice, a new learning alliance to share best practice approaches to digital inclusion.
The Community of Practice will bring together the programme’s five diverse partner organisations to share and disseminate knowledge on

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Motivating older people to get online

Motivating older people to get online

2018 has started for the Community of Practice with visits to One Digital projects across the UK.  These visits give us the chance to see in detail how work is developing to support Digital Champions. They also provide an in-depth opportunity to look at the varied types of engagement with […]

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Digital Champions training visit

Digital Champions training visit

Last Wednesday I attended the second half of a training session for Digital Champions at Maryhill Housing Association. Whilst the staff who were in attendance had a variety of roles within the organisation, they were predominantly frontline staff working directly with social housing tenants in one capacity or another.   
After a re-cap of the first session, the training for

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Happy New Year from One Digital Community of Practice

Happy New Year from One Digital Community of Practice

Happy New Year! I hope everyone has had a wonderful festive season and is ready and rearing to go!
Here in Edinburgh the sun is shining and we are gearing up for a very busy and exciting few months. With the launch of the shiny new One Digital website in

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Introducing the One Digital Community of Practice

Introducing the One Digital Community of Practice

An introduction to the Community of Practice by Kate Gallant, Learning Facilitator.
I joined the One Digital programme in August last year as the Learning Facilitator for the Community of Practice. My experience is in community investment and digital inclusion work most recently in a social housing setting.  My direct

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Clarion to support 40,000 people to improve their digital skills

Clarion to support 40,000 people to improve their digital skills

One Digital – a pioneering initiative that supports people to improve their digital skills is being extended for a further three years, thanks to £4 million of National Lottery funding from the Big Lottery Fund.
Clarion Housing Group was a founder member of the One Digital programme, which launched in

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One Digital and its Programme Director chosen as Digital Leader finalists

One Digital and its Programme Director chosen as Digital Leader finalists

One Digital has been successfully chosen as a finalist for this year’s Digital Leaders 100 list in the category, Cross-Sector Digital Collaboration of the Year along with its Programme Director, Emma Weston, in the category Digital Leader of the Year.
The Digital Leaders 100 (DL100) is a national programme that

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