Enabling New Zealanders to fully participate in a digital world

The 2020 Communications Trust manages and promotes digital literacy initiatives, including Computers in Homes, Stepping UP and ICDL; and projects like Living Heritage that engage schools and communities in the digital world.

We partner with organisations throughout New Zealand to deliver programmes to their local communities, especially those at risk of digital exclusion, and to share ideas and experiences. Read more About Us >

Digital Updates

  • Wesley Primary School wins HP Chromebooks

    Claire receives new HP Chromebooks from Laurence

    Wesley Primary School in Auckland was the second school to receive HP Chromebooks in the prize draw for completing the recent 2020 Trust survey on Digital Technologies in Schools.  Deputy Principal, Claire Edwards, was on hand to receive the five HP chromebooks when they were delivered this week by 2020 Contracts Director, Laurence Zwimpfer and Computers... Read more

  • Digital Inclusion in Auckland the Focus for Meetup Group


    Twenty digital champions met in Auckland yesterday to progress Auckland’s digital inclusion agenda.  The lunchtime meetup was convened by the 2020 Communications Trust in partnership with InternetNZ and chaired by Michael Howden, 2020 Trustee.  It included education providers, community organisations, IT suppliers and the Auckland Council. A Digital Inclusion for All draft plan was tabled to stimulate discussion;... Read more

  • Vacancy for ICDL Administrator

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    The 2020 Trust is inviting applications for a newly created position to provide administrative support for its ICDL programme.   The 2020 Trust is licensed by the ECDL Foundation (through ICDL Asia) to distribute and support ICDL digital literacy products in New Zealand. This includes both ICDL-certified training products as well as ICDL testing.   The... Read more

  • Lottery Grant to help unemployed gain digital skills

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    The 2020 Trust signed a Lottery Grant Agreement today for $1.4M over three years that will result in 7500 unemployed people obtaining basic digital skills.  The programme called KiwiSkills 21C (Digital Skills for 21st Century Workers) uses the internationally-recognised ICDL online training and testing products to upskill participants with essential digital skills for life and work.... Read more

  • Chertsey School wins Chromebooks in Survey Prize Draw

    Students at Chertsey School with their new HP Chromebooks.  Photo Credit: Toni Williams, Ashburton Guardian

    Chertsey School in mid-Canterbury, near Ashburton, was the winner of the prize draw for ten new turquoise HP Chromebooks.  They were delivered to the school today by Laurence Zwimpfer from the 2020 Trust and 2020 intern Kyle Cotchett.  The school was drawn at random from the 729 schools that completed the Digital Technologies in Schools... Read more