KiwiSkills offers free digital skills training to jobseekers to enhance job opportunities.
The 2020 Trust provides leadership and works with communities to deliver programmes that contribute to New Zealanders’ digital literacy, skills and inclusion: Computers in Homes, ICDL, KiwiSkills, Stepping UP, Digital Inclusion Map and Living Heritage. Read More About us>
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    Digital Inclusion map grows in coverage and flexibility

    The 2020 Trust’s Digital Inclusion map (at www.digitalinclusion.nz) has reached a milestone, with over 500 resources ‘pins’ added. 2020 launched the prototype Digital Inclusion map at InternetNZ’s NetHui in July 2015. At the launch, the Executive Director of the 2020 Trust explained, “The digital sector needs a better understanding of who is working with which communities,to build and grow Read more

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    New Internet Report: The Digital Divide Persists

    A new World Internet Project report (pdf, 2MB) released today by AUT concludes that many New Zealanders continue to be digitally disadvantaged.  The Executive Director of the World Internet Project in New Zealand, Dr Philippa Smith, says that the report shows the digital divide still persists.  She commented that age and household income are still Read more

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    Kapiti Coast District Libraries ‘UP’ with the programme…

    In 2014 Kapiti Coast District Libraries (KCDL) established a Digital Services Team.  One of their goals was to establish a Learning Centre at Paraparaumu Library to help increase digital literacy in their community.  Achieving this goal by 2015, KCDL then approached the Stepping UP programme following positive discussions with existing Stepping UP partner Hutt City Libraries. KCDL Digital Read more at Stepping Up

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    Sam Ashworth joins CiH Wall of Fame

    Waiheke author, Sam Ashworth, was inducted into the Computers in Homes “Wall of Fame” at a recent CiH Coordinator hui in Auckland.  Sam graduated from Computers in Homes in 2010 and five years later published her first book The Falconer’s Daughter.  Sam signed up for Computers in Homes when she saw an article in the Read more at Computers in Homes

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    These days you really need to know about a computer…

    After taking 8 years out as a full time mum, Vishal Morey found her computer knowledge very rusty. She needed to gain new skills and relearn some she’d forgotten. Vishal tells KiwiSkills Relationship Manager Sarah Lee about her experience with KiwiSkills – free computer training for jobseekers. Read more at Kiwiskills

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    Interim Executive Director for 2020 Trust

    Media Statement, for release 3 March 2016, 9am Laurence Millar has stepped down from his position as Chair to take up the role of Executive Director, following the resignation of Vanisa Dhiru, who will leave the organisation on 10 March to complete her research and further her academic qualifications. “The Trust is widely recognised for Read more

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    Computers in Homes regional news

    Every Computers in Homes region has a blog with local news, all linked from the right hand column on the page. Here are key points from some recent postings by our coordinators. News from the Far North – more details here In 2015, 170 families graduated from Computers in Homes here in the Far North. In Term 1 Emma will Read more at Computers in Homes