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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    A better internet is up to all of us

    Opinion piece published on Scoop.co.nz, 11 February 2016 By Vanisa Dhiru, Executive Director – 2020 Trust Whether we like it or not, the internet is part of our lives. I spent 30 minutes on Skype this weekend with a friend overseas, helping him set up a new iPhone he had gifted his mother. In minutes we had set up Read more

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    Jobseekers get a head-start in central region

    Jobseekers in the central region are being offered ICDL as part of their training through the Palmerston North based organisation WorkSkills. WorkSkills, established in early 2014 to help people enter the call centre and business administration industry, recognised the benefit of incorporating the ICDL programme into it’s existing programmes. The organisation adopted the KiwiSkills programme in August 2015 becoming Read more at Kiwiskills

  • Video Competition

    ICDL Candidates in New Zealand are invited to enter the E/ICDL Foundation and be in to win an Apple iPad. If you are aged between 13-21 years and have participated in the ICDL programme (training or testing) then you still have time to enter. All you have to do is create a 15 second video to enter the video competition, a Read more at ICDL New Zealand

  • Waipawa Library hits the headlines

    The dedicated team at Waipawa Library hit the local spotlight in December 2015 via the Central Hawkes Bay Mail.  Library Manager, Sue Fargher, and her team Louise Horrocks and Ana Deckard continue to show their initiative around Stepping UP, not only by media promotion but by offering extra modules that pertain the needs of their Read more at Stepping Up

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    2020 Trust adds two Auckland based Trustees

    Over the last 12 -18 months the 2020 Trust has increased delivery of their digital literacy programmes in the Auckland region. This is in response to the fact that more than 30% of the NZ families with children that have no internet access are in the greater Auckland region. To support this move into Auckland, the 2020 Trust is Read more

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    Research: Digital Inclusion and Meaningful Broadband Adoption Initiatives

    A new study of eight digital inclusion organisations in the USA strongly supports the approach taken in New Zealand by the 2020 Trust, partners, government and supporters with Computers in Homes and other 2020 initiatives. The report by Dr. Colin Rhinesmith, Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma, Read more

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    Graduations all over the country!

    With end of term, Computers in Homes graduations are taking place at schools and training centres all over the country.   Families – who have all successfully completed 20 hours of computer training – receive their certificate, a refurbished computer, 12 months’ subsidised Internet connection, and technical help to set everything up and provide ongoing support. Read more at Computers in Homes