In the week the world wide web turned 30, Surrey County Council has teamed up with charity Citizens Online to tackle digital exclusion as figures reveal that one in 10 residents lack at least one main online skill. More details can be found on the Citizens Online website.
Surrey County Council’s IMT Group Manager Nick Roberts took part in a debate organised by the Guardian about how local authorities connect online. He highlighted a scheme to connect public services in Surrey and Berkshire. A round-up of the discussion can also be found on the Guardian’s website.
Thousands of internet novices have got online thanks to Surrey County Council. Latest figures show Surrey’s libraries staff have helped people who are new to using the internet or digital technology 93,000 times*. The efforts to get people using the web are part of a digital inclusion drive that has also seen plans put in … Continue reading