Monthly Archives: February 2021

Tackling the Digital Divide in Schools – South Ribble Borough Council

9th February, 2021 / Andrew

Throughout the Covid-19 restrictions, since the new school year began in September 2020, it was clear that when classroom ‘bubbles’ were forced to self-isolate and learn remotely, many children were being left behind in their education. This is due to the digital divide; with many children from less advantaged backgrounds not having access to a ...

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Tameside Digital Infrastructure Cooperative

28th August, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

The Tameside Digital Infrastructure Cooperative (TDIC) brings together public and private sector organisations to create and share new digital infrastructure in and around Tameside. The cooperative offers members wholesale access to fibre and exchange point facilities allowing them to build and operate advanced digital connectivity services. Public sector members are using TDIC facilities to improve ...

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Advocacy Digital and Young People – Sandwell City Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

A Partnership Between Sandwell Advocacy, iSandwell and Sandwell CVO. Sandwell Advocacy has been supporting vulnerable young people since 1993. Many people do not necessarily understand what advocacy is and the important part it plays in peoples live, this project wanted to address this by creating a wide variety of information across a number of media ...

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Digital You – Salford: a city-wide approach towards digital inclusion

2nd May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Salford is a thriving cultural, economic and residential destination, home to 251,000 people and 10,500 businesses. Unprecedented levels of economic growth over the last decade, including renowned schemes, such as MediaCityUK, has transformed the city, creating one of the most highly skilled digital and technical workforces in the Greater Manchester city region. Salford is aiming ...

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iSandwell – Sandwell Borough Council

2nd November, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

iSandwell is a community development program that mixes frontline facing citizen engagement with smart city thinking to improve the use of digital in the region to alleviate social issues.  Sandwell Council work closely with the community and voluntary sector to develop innovative training and support over a range of activities. Read about these activities: Digital – ...

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