The 2020 Trust manages and promotes digital literacy initiatives that engage schools and communities in today’s digital world: Computers in Homes, ICDL, KiwiSkills, Stepping UP, Digital Inclusion Map and Living Heritage.

We partner with organisations throughout New Zealand to deliver in their local communities, especially those at risk of digital exclusion, and to share ideas and experience. Read More >

  • Sarah Lee with the ICDL Asia team and CEO of the ICDL Foundation (from left Danny Seow, Tina Wu, Damien O'Sullivan, Sarah Lee and Zenda Tan)

    Asia Pacific ICDL Partners Forum

    ICDL Asia hosted partners from around the Asia Pacific region last week providing the opportunity to hear international updates from Damien O’Sullivan, CEO of the ICDL Foundation and to participate in round table discussions. Representatives from Indonesia, Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Vietnam attended the one day forum in Singapore, with New Zealand being represented by Read more at ICDL New Zealand

  • OECD, Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection, 15 September 2015

    OECD report a timely reminder about ICTs in Schools

    2020 Trust comment, Laurence Zwimpfer, 2020 Trust: The recent OECD Report on Students, Computers and Learning [1], raised some alarm bells for countries like New Zealand that have been investing heavily in ICT for education.  The OECD’s education director, Andreas Schleicher singles out countries including New Zealand and Australia which have high levels of computer and Read more

  • Internet access in Tolaga Bay is about to get faster and cheaper for some residents. Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

    School hooks up neighbours with UFB

    Radio NZ 10/9/2015: An isolated kura on the East Coast of the North Island is to share its ultra-fast broadband with the community at a reduced cost, as part of the government’s drive to improve broadband internet access. Tolaga Bay Area School and a local business, WiFi Connect, have paired up to provide the service. Read more at Computers in Homes

  • Anne Riddle

    Rotorua roll out a resounding success.

    A new library to host the Stepping UP programme, Rotorua District Library has found the process easy and fit-for-purpose.  Learning Facilitator, Anne Riddle, has been thrilled with the feedback to date. “Our customers are loving these classes and regularly compare them with classes that they have taken elsewhere.  They make comments like “these classes are so Read more at Stepping Up

  • Irenee Hollard with her ICDL Certificate

    First candidate to complete KiwiSkills

    Irenee Hollard is the first person in New Zealand to gain her ICDL Certification through the KiwiSkills programme. A graduate of the Computers in Homes programme in Dunedin, Irenee heard about KiwiSkills through her Stepping UP tutor Rebecca South. “I was attracted to KiwiSkills because it offered an internationally recognised certificate. I particularly wanted to upgrade Read more at Kiwiskills