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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 >

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    UC takes on ICDL

    About 30 students at the University of Canterbury grabbed the chance to earn the ICDL Certificate when our team visited their campus last week. Digital skills are highly sought after by employers so having the ICDL Certificate provides the evidence that students will need as they transition into the workforce. Read more at ICDL New Zealand

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    School leavers test digital skills

    Hundreds of school leavers in Christchurch and Wellington are taking online tests to assess and improve their digital skills. It’s all part of a new pilot programme which aims to raise the digital literacy bar and workplace productivity in New Zealand. In less than an hour participants work through a highly interactive online ICDL test to verify their knowledge. Read more at Kiwiskills

  • Lissa Mansell surprised everyone when she arrived at her computer class with newborn daughter Leslee. Photo / Stuart Munro

    Back in class hours after giving birth

    Wanganui mum Lissa Mansell was not going to let a little thing like having a baby stop her from attending her Computers in Homes computer class. Read more at Computers in Homes

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    Drop, Cover, Hold in Action at 2020 Offices

    2020 Trust staff took part in today’s National Shakeout earthquake drill.  Kristina stepped up to her role as warden and Karin and Bill followed her instructions – under the desks!  They then proceeded to consume the 3-day supply of food and water.  Last seen they were gorging on the Timtams! Karin tried the emergency escape from our Read more

  • UNESCO Living Heritage Award recipients with 2020 Trust representatives, Laurence Zwimpfer and Barbara Craig and UNESCO chair, Ian McKinnon

    Schools receive UNESCO Living Heritage Awards

    Students from three schools were presented with a UNESCO Living Heritage award at the National Digital Forum in Wellington this week.  The three schools were Paparore School from the Far North,  Tiniroto School near Gisborne and Waitakere College in Auckland.  The awards recognised the students’ creative contribution to the preservation of New Zealand’s history and Read more

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    Outspoken: Vanisa Dhiru

    Vanisa Dhiru, Executive Director, 2020 Trust featured on Radio New Zealand’s Outspoken on Wednesday 14th October 2015.  Outspoken is a video series about real people who care about real issues, published on The Wireless with funding from NZ On Air. The digital world is only getting bigger, which is why it’s more important than ever that we 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