Tag: Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport
The government is to double the number of Local Digital Skills Partnerships to cover more areas in the south east, south west and north west of England.
Code 4000 is to teach code to more prisoners and set up an employment hub for offenders looking for tech roles when they are released.
Digital secretary Jeremy Wright has named the charity sector organisations to benefit from £1m Digital Leadership Fund money aimed at improving tech training in the voluntary sector.
The government’s Uniformed Youth Fund will help Girlguiding and the Scouts carry out improvements to their online operations.
The Building Connections Fund has a focus on using digital and social media to combat social isolation among vulnerable groups.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Big Lottery Fund are looking to use online training and other digital resources to help charities improve their response to safeguarding concerns.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is using social media to encourage people to volunteer for their local charity ahead of 14 December’s Local Charties Day.
The funding will be used to expand and improve existing training courses that help improve charity leaders' digital skills and ability to use technology to improve their organisation.
Projects that can ensure the elderly are not excluded from volunteering opportunities promoted online are among those the government is looking to fund.
Government creates funds to help underrepresented groups gain technology roles and improve the everyday digital skills of the elderly and disabled.