where social housing providers meet to help their residents embrace the web
hi there - is there anyone in this group who will be willing to share information on 1. job descriptions for DI Managers/Project Managers. 2. how DI teams were established. 3 what variety of DI teams are out there - eosecially in the social housing…Continue
Hi, was wondering if any housing providers had explored the possibility of paying for a 12 month landline rental for any of their more disadvantaged residents so thay they (the resident) might access inexpensive WiFi from such providers as Plusnet.…Continue
What is the investment needed to get everyone in the UK using the internet regularly with Basic Online Skills? A new report out today by Catherine McDonald, for Tinder Foundation and Go ON UK, suggests £875 million is needed, if the UK is to reap…Continue
hi there - i have been asked to get some statistics on financial benefits of DI for SHP's.does anyone have any provedn statistics on how they have reduced front line service costs by delvloping DI, ie - reduced telephony costs as tenanrs self…Continue
Hi. We're currently looking into the possibility of gifting some of our organisations old PC's to residents for home use. I was wondering if anyone else had done a similar scheme and would be happy to share some learning points or tips of what…Continue
Hello. Does anybody know if people can go to the post office to get information on local UK online centres? I remember hearing this was happening at a conference but not sure when it was expected to go live?Continue
Morning all,I'm working with colleagues to develop a digital inclusion strategy for our organisation and in an attempt to avoid re-inventing the wheel, was wondering if anyone had any examples they were willing to share?I can be reached by email…Continue
Hi, I am currently looking at setting up a digital housing surgery with the idea of tenants going to their community hub to find their Housing Officer already linked into the community hub through SKYPE to discuss any issues they wish. Currently the…Continue
Saleh Baqi lives in Newport and was searching for work, with a background in IT. Due to his experience, he wanted to help volunteer in the local area. So when Bianca John, Volunteer Coordinator of Bron Afon met Saleh at the Job Centre, she instantly invited him along to meet with the Bron Afon Digital Inclusion…Continue
Pictured: Wednesday Work Club at Bron Afon Community Housing
Bron Afon Community Housing has a weekly job club at their head office in Llantarnam Industrial Estate, Cwmbran.
Catherine Glastonbury, a single mother living in Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran was attending for support…Continue
Currently working on a set-up for tablets that allows us to quickly refresh to a known state including additional apps that will be erased by factory reset. If this is of any interest to anyone once I've trailblazed(!), let me know as I will be documenting on the solution I've come up with.
We're lending people laptops or tablets as part of a Big Lottery financial inclusion project, so we want to "pre load" a selection of money saving and monitoring apps they can have a play with (as…Continue