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New government fund for digital skills in homes welcomed

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 12:27 pm | 2020 Trust

20/20 Trust today welcomed the government’s announcement of a new fund to promote digital skills in homes . More >>

Lack of Budget funding is a setback for Digital Inclusion

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:30 pm | 2020 Trust

20/20 Trust today expressed disappointment over the absence of a Budget announcement restoring funding for Computers in Homes (CiH). More >>

Coalition Agreement restores funding for Computers in Homes

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 5:42 pm | 2020 Trust

The Coalition Agreement between Labour and NZ First, released today, has restored funding for the 20/20 Trust’s Computers in Homes programme. More >>

Rethinking Literacy in a Digital World

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:39 am | 2020 Trust

The 20/20 Trust welcomes the recognition being given to literacy in a digital world as the focus for UNESCO’s International Literacy Day on 8 September. Ms Irina Bokova, the Director -General of UNESCO, points out that digital technologies are permeating ... More >>

Digital Capability: escaping poverty

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 4:01 pm | 2020 Trust

20/20 Trust today released the Digital Inclusion Manifesto: All New Zealanders have affordable access to the internet and the skills and confidence to use digital technologies for learning, for work and for life. More >>

The 20/20 Trust grows to help address digital equity

Friday, 31 March 2017, 11:29 am | 2020 Trust

The 20/20 Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Phipps as Business Services Manager. Stephen Carr (20/20 Trust’s Executive Director) says “We are very lucky to have Anna join the team. She will play a key role in the evolution ... More >>

Interim Executive Director for 2020 Trust

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 9:34 am | 2020 Trust

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. More >>

2020 Trust adds two Auckland based Trustees

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 11:25 am | 2020 Trust

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 fact that more than 30% of the NZ families with children that have no internet access are in the ... More >>

New map proposed for digital inclusion initiatives

Friday, 10 July 2015, 10:13 am | 2020 Trust

Day Zero of NetHui yesterday saw the 2020 Communications Trust launch a social media drive to collect and map all the digital inclusion projects across New Zealand. More >>

2020 Trust Welcomes Support for More Computers in Homes

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 4:39 pm | 2020 Trust

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. More >>

2020 Trust appoints Vanisa Dhiru as Executive Director

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 10:38 am | 2020 Trust

The Board of Trustees of 2020 Communications Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Vanisa Dhiru as Executive Director for the Trust. Vanisa is a recognised leader in the not for profit sector, most recently as Chief Executive of Volunteering New ... More >>

Digital Tech Having a Positive Impact on Student Achievement

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:38 am | 2020 Trust

Over 75% of schools are now noticing an impact on student achievement as a result of using digital technologies in classrooms, according to a new report released last week by the 2020 Trust. More >>


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