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Digital Buddies

Share your digital skills with other Essex residents.

Digital Learners

Gain digital skills to enhance your everyday life.

Building knowledge, skills and confidence for a happier, healthier and more independent future.

We are a coalition of pioneering citizens, health, care and academic professionals across Essex who are committed to improving digital skills for over 55s and within the health and social care workforce.

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Third sector digital skills survey

26 Feb, 2019

We are inviting the voluntary, charity and social enterprise sector in Essex (VCSE), including small local community and voluntary groups and registered charities both large and small to take part in a survey.

Would a self assessment tool be useful to you?

25 Feb, 2019

So I had an idea. Wouldn’t it be great if you could pop on a website, answer a few yes/no questions about digital and within 5-10 minutes get tailored recommendations on where to improve for free?

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Boomer stories

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“Robert sometimes suffers “cabin fever” as well as depression, isolation and loneliness. To help with this an Alexa was purchased so he can better control his environment”

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Sara's Story Image Digital Boomers


“It’s great to help people build their confidence and have fun – it can open up a whole new world of fun and connections.”

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Brenda's Story Image Digital Boomers


“Brenda uses an Amazon Echo for entertainment, as well as to call her daughter if she has a fall.”

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