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

  • In the drivers seat

    At 19 years old, Shantelle Moses is currently working full-time as a Junior Office Administrator in a busy New Plymouth office. Getting there took determination and perseverance, this is her story. Shantelle was working in a New Plymouth fashion store but really wanted to work in an office. “I wanted to get experience in administration and Read more at ICDL

  • Government to support another 1500 families for Computers in Homes

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    An announcement today by Education Ministers Parata and Kaye, that funding for Computers in Homes will be extended in 2015-16 to support another 1500 families has been welcomed by the 2020 Trust. “We appreciate this on-going support from Government,” said Vanisa Dhiru, the 2020 Trust’s new Executive Director, who commenced work with the Trust this Read more

  • Digital literacy the key to NZ’s ICT skills shortage

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    The Auckland Business Leaders Group is calling on secondary schools to lift their game and embed ICT and digital literacy in the curriculum.  They point to a recent survey of 58 secondary schools with over 61,000 students that found fewer than 6% of these students were able to gain a qualification that demonstrates to a prospective employer that Read more

  • Wide range of Stepping UP classes available at Nelson-Marlborough libraries

    Stepping UP classes start again in February 2015 in the Nelson-Tasman and Marlborough regions.  A wide range of Stepping UP classes are being offered at five public libraries, including Picton, Blenheim, Nelson, Stoke and Richmond.  You can find out about these classes here or by contacting your local library. Read more at Stepping Up

  • Hutt City Stepping UP classes filling fast

    Stepping UP classes at Hutt City Libraries, starting in February 2015 are filling fast, with some already fully booked.  Check out available classes and enrol here or sign up at one of the community libraries – Naenae, Stokes Valley, Wainuiomata, Taita or the central city War Memorial Library. Read more at Stepping Up