Building digital literacy and inclusion in New Zealand

Free computer training for the unemployed and underemployed; KiwiSkills Jobseeker programme from the 20/20 Trust provides access to digital skills enhancing job opportunities.
The 20/20 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, KiwiSkills Jobseeker, Stepping UP, and ICDL.        Read more >
  • Seeking part-time Administrative Assistant

    Fixed term (to mid December) We are looking for a computer savvy, enthusiastic Administrative Assistant with a can-do attitude and loads of initiative to support the ICDL Programme Coordinator with client relationship management, general administration and reporting. The role is based in Wellington for 20 hours per week (three days) with requirement to cover leave Read more at ICDL New Zealand

  • Maria Green Project Coordinator

    20/20 Trust continues to focus on growth and development in Auckland

    The 20/20 Trust is increasing its capacity to address the challenges of digital inclusion in Auckland. Sue West, 20/20 Auckland Manager has announced the appointment of Maria Green as Project Coordinator and says “Maria will bring a range of valuable skills and experience to the team.” Maria will help strengthen and contribute to the growth in Auckland as the team responds and adapts to the growing needs of the region. Read more

  • First “digi-māmās” succeed in Tairawhiti REAP’s Digi-Māmā programme

    The Gisborne Herald reports that the first eight “digi-māmās” have graduated from Tairawhiti REAP’s Computers in Homes Digi-Māmā programme. Tairawhiti REAP Tumuaki/executive director Ani Pahuru-Huriwai said “This is our first roll-out of graduates from our digi-māmā programme. The programme is now running at Tikitiki School, we have classes running in Onepoto and Hicks Bay, and two Read more at Computers in Homes

  • Determination creates results in Kaiapoi

    The 2010 and 2011 Christchurch earthquakes devastated the township of Kaiapoi.  Their buildings and infrastructure took a huge hit and during the past 7 years the community has worked incredibly hard to bring the town back to its former glory. One re-build in particular which has been a resounding success is the library, and proudly the Read more at Stepping Up

  • Digital Inclusion map to get rich data, become HEAT map

    A new version of the Digital Inclusion map will overlay existing resources information on to colour-coded areas of deprivation, making the map a unique visual analytical tool for planners and practitioners. The original prototype ( maps New Zealand resources by location, type and programme. The new map adds socio-economic and digital skills/availability data layers, derived from the NZ Census, the Broadband Map, PIAAC, academic and other data sets. We are working with strategic partner InternetNZ on the enhancements, which will be rolled out over time. Read more

  • Microsoft Office 2016 courseware cover

    New ICDL training: Office 2016, Windows 10, Digital Marketing

    Internationally recognised ICDL courseware available in New Zealand now includes Microsoft Windows 10 and Office 2016 versions of six popular modules, and a new Digital Marketing module; recent research shows employed New Zealanders see digital skills gaps. Read more at ICDL New Zealand

  • NetHui 2017 & Internet Research Forum 2017

    Save the date! InternetNZ’s 2017 NetHui is on Thursday 9th to Friday 10th November at Auckland’s Aotea Centre, returning to a 2-day national event format. It will be preceded by the 2017 Internet Research Forum on Wednesday 8th November, also in the Aotea Centre. Read more

  • 20/20 seeks Auckland Programme Support Coordinator

    The Auckland Programme Support Coordinator, will be responsible for programme support for all 20/20 Trust programmes in Auckland. A component of this position is to coordinate a designated number of programmes in consultation with the Auckland Area Manager. Read more

  • New 20/20 logo (white on dark blue)

    20/20 seeks Business Services Manager

    Business Services Manager (full time, Wellington) Background The 20/20 Communications Trust (20/20) is a registered charity that for twenty years has focused on supporting the opportunity for all New Zealanders to participate in the digital world. Our Mission is to provide leadership and work with communities to deliver programmes that contribute to New Zealanders’ digital Read more

  • Nine new venues coming soon to your region…

    2017 is promising to be an exciting year as digital knowledge, devices and connection will be even more accessible to New Zealand communities. Nine new libraries are planning to become delivery partners with 20/20 Trust and host our Stepping UP programme. All their staff are highly aware of the need to help their library users; people from all walks and stages of life come to them daily needing digital literacy help. Read more at Stepping Up