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  • Sum up experience for the dayMention of stories from the work shop
  • Mention George Osborne’s Wednesday’s spending review The NHS alone estimates a saving of 2.9 billion fro deployment od digital services Digital transactions lower than20 X Telephone30 X Postal50 X Face to Face
  • Anne Wallace OBE, Director, Starting Point Community – {NIACE Transformation fund}
  • Based on 7,000 Average over 100 a week
  • Progression survey 1,270
  • NIACE, WEA, Techdis, If we can get the Skills and motivation right 54% of the way there!
  • Free easy access learning coursesLearner planning and trackingHTML 5Informal progression – Universal job match, filling on forms. Facebook, budgeting helping to get employed and save moneyOver 1 million learners
  • Do more more easily Social community

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  • Digital inclusion Greg Watson Sales Manager, Online Centres Foundation @GregWat_son http://www.slideshare.net/GregWatson Greg.watson@ukonlinecentres.com www.learnmyway.com www.communityhowto.com
  • 15 minutes…. 1. Background to digital inclusion 2. Info about UK online centres 3. What resources are available to help you in the community
  • Why we care about digital inclusion: • Social Justice – Equality, improving lives – Employment, Saving, social isolation • Economic Growth – Welfare reform moving online – Digital by default – Helping people be more employable – Building new better digital businesses
  • Who’s digitally excluded: 18% of adults have never been online (ONS) 71% 51% 50% In social group C2DE Aged over 65 Have no qualification 3.91 Million disabled adults Office for National Statistics - 2012
  • Economic benefits: Government estimates suggest that an hour spent interacting with government costs the average citizen £14.70. Over 250million transactions are still completed through offline channels every year. “ £1.8 billion annual saving if an half hour was saved by digitalising every transaction Digital Efficiency Report Nov 2012 “
  • Benefits to the individual: • £560 saved by shopping/paying bills online – 82% internet users have saved money [Ofcom] • 7 million job adverts online • 90% of all jobs need basic IT skills • 25% increase in earners with good IT skills • 3.1 million people over 65 go a whole week without seeing family or friends ONS figures 2012
  • Intro to UK online centres: [Not for profit social enterprise] Purpose: We make good things happen through digital technology 5,000 community organisations – Network within our network • Into work • Disability • Community Capacity Builders (CCB) • Carers No such thing as a typical UK online centres – Most run outreach sessions which include, • care homes, • social houses • churches, mosques • Village halls • Fish and Chip Shops • Pubs
  • Who is getting supported in UK online centres Social Excluded 83% Receiving any benefits 57% Unemployed 47% Educated below level 2 50% Household income <£9,999 28% Disabled 29% Aged 65+ 16% Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Groups 16% User survey results January 2013
  • What do learners progression to: Any positive outcome 96% Progression to employment / employment activities 65% Voluntary work 11% Moved from unemployed to employed 8% Did further learning 50% Used Government websites 73% Feel more confident going online 93% Overall satisfaction 99% Progress survey results January 2013
  • Comparison: Social exclusion with previous year
  • We need action on: Skills 20% Motivation 34% Access 38% Barriers to why people are not online [Freshminds 2007 and 2009]
  • Thanks for listening Greg Watson Sales Manager, Online Centres Foundation @GregWat_son http://www.slideshare.net/GregWatson Greg.watson@ukonlinecentres.com www.learnmyway.com www.communityhowto.com