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Simon Leeming

Head of the Digital Skills Partnership.
Digital & Tech Policy at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

A newly improved Digital Inclusion Evaluation Toolkit

In 2015 we published a digital inclusion evaluation toolkit (“Evaluate IT”). Since then, the team has worked with members of the Digital Inclusion Research and Evaluation Working Group, organisations in local government, the charity sector and housing associations, to test …

Smartphones and people with disabilities: the power and the promise

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Robin Christopherson MBE is Head of Digital Inclusion at AbilityNet, a UK charity that helps older people and disabled people of all ages use computers and the internet. Here he shares his experience of how advances in technology have improved his daily …

Guest post: Get Online Week gets underway

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Matt Hancock, Minister for Digital and Culture, showed his support for Get Online Week today. Chris Andersson of Tinder Foundation tells us what it’s all about. Today sees the launch of Get Online Week 2016, the UK’s largest digital skills …

Evaluate IT Toolkit: We've completed our pilot!

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Julia Churchill-Angus on further progress: In October last year, we launched a 6 month pilot of our Digital Inclusion Outcomes Framework Evaluate IT Toolkit. I’ve been blogging at intervals throughout the process to keep you up to date with our …