Tackling digital exclusion in Scotland

The national Get Online Week, to inspire people across the UK to get online and do more with digital skills, ran to 19th October, http://getonlineweek.com/. Scottish sector umbrella body SCVO has launched a ‘Digital Participation Charter‘ which has 5 core activities – more than fifty organisations have already pledged their support.

SCVO has also launched a Digital Participation Challenge Fund, aimed at groups and organisations that work closely with local communities. Background article http://www.scvo.org.uk/blog/now-open-our-digital-challenge-fund/, or direct to http://www.digitalscotland.org/lets-get-on/challenge-fund/ – first phase closes 14th November.