Building digital literacy and inclusion in New Zealand

New Zealanders fully participating in our digital world.
The 2020 Trust provides digital literacy leadership, working with local communities to deliver digital inclusion programmes that build New Zealanders computer and online skills: Computers in Homes, ICDL, KiwiSkills, Stepping UP, Digital Inclusion Map and Living Heritage.
Read More About us>
  • The Warehouse is helping get all Kiwi families connected

    The Warehouse helps Kiwi families connect

    We are delighted that for the next six months The Warehouse stores across New Zealand are supporting Computers in Homes. The 2020 Trust’s Computers in Homes has been selected for The Warehouse’s Customer Choice programme by fourteen stores. At every Warehouse, shoppers are given a disc to vote for one of three neighborhood community organisations the store Read more at Computers in Homes

  • ICTsocialinclusion

    ICT aids social inclusion in 5 ways – new AUT research on refugees

    ‘Information and Communication Technology and the Social Inclusion of Refugees’ by Antonio Díaz Andrade and Bill Doolin, Auckland University of Technology, has been published in the June edition of MIS Quarterly. It examines “How does ICT use by resettled refugees contribute to their social inclusion?”going beyond theory to see how participation in Computers in Homes helped social inclusion of over 50 refugees in New Zealand. Read more at Computers in Homes

  • Training

    Computer classes designed just for you!…

    The number of libraries that are offering the Stepping UP programme throughout New Zealand is increasing each month, and in turn the number of people who are learning new digital skills is also on the rise. Perhaps you’re someone who is wary of computers but know you need some basic skills to get by?  Maybe you haven’t Read more at Stepping Up

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

    2020 welcomes Digital Tech inclusion in NZ Curriculum

    Yesterday (5/7/2016) Education Minister Hekia Parata announced the formal integration of Digital technology into the New Zealand Curriculum. “This is the first change to the New Zealand Curriculum since its introduction in 2007 and reflects our Government’s commitment to championing 21st century practice in teaching and learning,” says Ms Parata. “It will ensure that we have an Read more

  • Sue West

    2020 Trust appoints Auckland Area Manager

    2020 Trust today announced the appointment of Sue West as Auckland Area Manager. Sue is a digital education professional with more than 25 years experience. This appointment will provide leadership in responding to digital inequality specifically in South and West Auckland. Read more

  • DigitalNationCover

    NZTech report: address students’ equity of access

    A new report analyses New Zealand’s tech sector and highlights economic opportunities. It also recommends addressing the ‘Digital Learning Divide’.  “From Tech Sector to Digital Nation” is from NZTech, the New Zealand Technology Industry Association, with support from over 50 organisations from industry, education, health and government, including 2020’s strategic partner InternetNZ. The section on education focuses Read more

  • ThanksAtBlenheimSchool

    A whirlwind of graduations!

    Hundreds of families have just graduated from Computers in Homes courses, at schools and training centres all over  New Zealand. With new digital skills and refurbished computers, students and their families are now online at home. Read more at Computers in Homes