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Youthlink Scotland Digital Inclusion Fund – Friday September 25

The Digital Inclusion Programme is a Scottish Government capital fund that aims to reduce digital poverty.

The programme is delivered by YouthLink Scotland in partnership with Lead Scotland and WEA.

The aim is to provide community-based young adult learners with the resources they need to engage in online learning.

The Programme provides provide iPads, Chromebooks and adaptive/assistive technology to community-based young adult learners who are:

  • 16 to 30 years of age (if the community based learner experiences multiple barriers to participation some discretion may be applied to the age range).
  • Digitally excluded – do not have an appropriate device and/or are not connected to the internet at home.
  • On low incomes so cannot afford to buy a device or pay for internet access.
  • Not in full-time education, employment or training.
  • At risk of isolation or further exclusion due to coronavirus.
  • Linked with an organisation for support to learn.

For more: www.youthlinkscotland.org/the-digital-inclusion-fund/