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
The Covid-19 national lockdown is affecting the delivery of all our programmes. Skinny Jump (previously called Spark Jump) is continuing
A Digital Inclusion Research Forum is to be held at Te Papa in Wellington on Day Zero of NetHui, Wednesday
The Establishment Board Trustees have set a date for the Alliance’s first AGM. This is to held on Wednesday 2
Whanganui residents, wanting to get on board for a future that includes more digital opportunities, will be the first in
A couple of months ago, Anne Milton who is the Minister for Apprenticeship and Skills in the UK, made a
During May, the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) released a Request for Information (RFI) on Technology-supported solution(s) to enable improved adult
Too late! The deadline for submissions on the new draft Whanganui Digital Strategy has just passed (21 June 2019). The
On 19 June 2019 the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) released an Issues Paper on the future of cash
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
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.”