Perceiving benefit and having specific reasons to use the internet - for example keeping in touch, family health information, studying online, internet banking.
Access to an internet-enabled device, access to affordable quality internet, accessible content including those with disabilities and limited language skills.
Having all seven digital capabilities: getting connected; managing information; communicating; transacting; creating; problem-solving; and staying safe.
Having confidence and online literacy to tell between information that is right and information that is misleading, wrong or harmful; knowing how to protect personal and private information.
News and Articles
On Monday 10 June, Sue Kini and I had the privilege of meeting the team at Mangere East Library, led
A new library research initiative by the Equity Through Education Research Centre at Massey University is underway and library managers
DIAA has appointed two Stepping UP Ambassadors in Whanganui and South Taranaki Districts to accelerate the uptake of Stepping UP
Comments on a new draft strategy for older New Zealanders, Better Later Life He Oranga Kaumātua 2019-2034 close today. The
A few weeks ago, DORA, our mobile learning centre returned to Wellington for her Certificate of Fitness check after a
Most sports fans will be aware by now that Spark won the rights to stream the Rugby World Cup matches
Eighteen people turned up recently at Napier Library for a Stepping UP class on smartphones. This is a growing trend,
DIAA SteppingUP partner, Masterton Library, is helping to give voice to seniors in their community who are unable to leave
The number of families signing up for Spark Foundation’s JUMP internet service through a DIAA delivery partner during May 2019
DIAA has partnered with Kiwibank to develop a new SteppingUP module, called Digital Banking. As physical banking services, such as
Read the reviews of some of our Customers.
“I think the classes are a wonderful help to people trying to break into the world of internet who have no or little experience.”
Stokes Valley Library
“The SparkJump class, and access to the internet that my family can afford is an absolute revelation. I am so grateful for the class and for getting us connected at home. The librarians/staff were really great. Thanks heaps!”
Dunedin City Library
“After completing each module I was confident with using the new skills that effectively and efficiently quickened my reporting in my work. These sessions built my confidence in using computers.”