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 Read more…
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 Read more…
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 Read more…
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 Read more…
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 December we in the Community of Practice have a place to share learning, resources and case studies from the fantastic One Digital projects.
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 experience of working with Digital Champions in a wide variety of locations has given me a strong motivation to share good practice in this area.
Where: Friends House, London
When: 27th February 2018
The One Digital partners are coming together for an exciting one day event exploring how we can work effectively to support individuals facing digital and social exclusion.
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 January 2016. Together with the four other partner organisations (Age UK, Citizens Online, Digital Unite and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations), the programme has already helped more than 11,000 people get online and develop basic digital skills.
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 recognises individuals and organisations who demonstrate a pioneering and sustainable approach to digital transformation across the public, private and non-profit sectors. This year’s DL100 is made up of 10 finalists in 10 different categories selected from the nominations by a panel of independent judges.