Digital Mentors: the Heart of the Digital Revolution – What you missed

Last week the inaugural “Digital Mentors: the Heart of the Digital Revolution" Forum was hosted in Sydney by a working group that includes Leep, Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association, Brisbane Seniors OnLine and Good Things Foundation, Australia. The Forum focused on establishing a coordinated approach towards digital literacy advocacy and service delivery…

Continue Reading

Leep Hub – Bidwill Uniting

A new Leep Hub has opened at Bidwill Uniting. Why Bidwill? Bidwill is an area of Western Sydney that experiences a disproportionate amount of disadvantage across a range of indicators including high percentages of unemployed people (double the national average), single parent families, low income households, the largest urban Aboriginal…

Continue Reading
Leep receives Capacity Building Grant for Orange, NSW
DCIM100MEDIADJI_0004.JPG

Leep receives Capacity Building Grant for Orange, NSW

Leep is excited to have recently been awarded a second round of Capacity Builders funding from the Be Connected Program, a federal digital literacy initiative. During this project, Leep will be training 100 digital mentors in Orange, NSW, who will provide one-on-one digital literacy support in the local community. We…

Continue Reading

Mount Druitt Digital Mentoring program has been launched

Last Friday, Leep launched a new digital mentoring program in Mt Druitt, Western Sydney. Learners have the opportunity to have one-on-one assistance every Friday for an hour to learn about things online that are of importance to them. Leep is proud be able to deliver volunteer driven one-on-one digital mentoring to…

Continue Reading

Net Inclusion Conference Portland April 7-9th 2020

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance is a unified voice for home broadband access, public broadband access, personal devices and local technology training and support programs. Net Inclusion 2020 welcomes digital inclusion community practitioners, advocates, academics, Internet service providers, and policymakers to discuss: local, state and federal policies and policy innovations impacting…

Continue Reading

National Scam Awareness Week 2019: 12-16 August

The annual Scams Awareness Week aims to minimise the impact of scams on the community by raising awareness and promoting education on ways to detect and therefore avoid scams. The week provides an opportunity for Australian government agencies, businesses and community groups to work together and provide a cohesive public…

Continue Reading

Webinar – How to Protect Learners from Scams

Teaching learners how to spot and avoid scams is a delicate business. We don’t want to scare them off using their devices but we don’t want them getting scammed either!   As part of National Scams Awareness Week 2019, Leep is hosting a Zoom webinar for Digital Mentors to educate learners about scams without scaring them off. The one hour session…

Continue Reading

NTEN Conference – 24-26 March 2020

Next spring in Baltimore, USA, meet with more than 2,000 of your non-profit colleagues to collaborate, innovate, and discover new ways to spark change with technology. The NTEN (The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network) will contain a wide array of useful, thought-provoking, relevant sessions and numerous opportunities to connect and network. It…

Continue Reading

NTEN Digital Toolkit

This digital inclusion toolkit was developed by US organisation NTEN (The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network), as part of its Digital Inclusion Fellowship Program. The toolkit contains detailed case studies from the Fellowship’s work in different states as well as practical resources for digital literacy service delivery, including tips on recruiting…

Continue Reading
  • 1
  • 2
Close Menu