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Feb 7, 2012
Nick Jeans is now a member of Unite IT: the e-inclusion network in Europe
Sero Consulting (www.sero.co.uk)
Sheffield Technology Park, Cooper Buildings,
What we do as an organization (100-word description)
Making IT Personal – Joining the DOTs (MITP:JtD) is a scheme funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the UK government and led by Barnsley MBC with partners across South Yorkshire. It aims to help local people use technology (such as mobile phones, cameras and computers) to make life a little bit easier. It recruits volunteers called DOTs (Digital Outreach Trainers) who spread their technology knowhow and share their skills with others who want to learn.
My function in the organization
What ICT or e-Skill training programs does your organization offer ( if any)?
We rely on informal learning to transfer ICT skills. Instead, our training focuses on mentoring skills, aiming to ensure that the trainee learns the e-skills they want or need, rather than those deemed necessary by the trainer.
Number of telecentres linked to my organization
How you got in touch with this social network site?
I received an online invitation from a member
Why I would like to join the network
Use of digital technology to tackle exclusion issues.
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