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|Bridging the Digital Divide in schools|
All Victorian children - regardless of age, income, race, ethnicity, disability or geography - must have access to the technological tools and skills needed in the knowledge economy.
Bridging the Digital Divide in schools is a Growing Victoria initiative announced in the 2001 - 2002 State Budget, which will provide $63 million over three years to schools with the most need.
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- Digital Divide Web site - US
A comprehensive clearinghouse for information about efforts to provide all Americans with access to the Internet and other information technologies..
- Section 508 - US
In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act to require Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.
- The Digital Divide
Patrick Smith looks at why are there so few women in IT and what’s being done to shift the balance.
- Bobby 3.2
Bobby is a free service provided by CAST to help Web page authors identify and repair significant barriers to access by individuals with disabilities.
Skills.net, a Connecting Victoria initiative, is a community-based program to provide affordable internet training and access to people who wouldn't otherwise have access to the internet.
- The Hub of the IT&T Skills Exchange
"The IT Skills Hub is a unique initiative that brings together large and small IT&T businesses with education and training providers to ensure that current and future employees in the sector are offered the most up to date and industry relevant training," said Dr Kemp.
- Training In Shepparton To The Visually Impaired
In partnership with Vision Australia, The info Xchange has just completed a pilot project to provide basic computer training to vision impaired clients, support people, volunteers and staff.
- Volunteers Needed
Volunteers needed for the training component of the Reach for the Clouds Project
- mc2 Training Workshops - a "hands-on" 2 hour training session, for free!
Use my connected community (mc2) to find, join or start your own online community!