Dora Mobile Classroom launched in Christchurch

DORA coming to the streets of Christchurch A mobile learning centre, called DORA, was launched in Christchurch yesterday by Cr Glenn Livingstone.  DORA is a 26-year old school bus from Central Otago that has been converted into a high tech digital learning centre for the 2020 Communications Trust’s Stepping UP training programme. Up to 15 ... Read more

Sue Sutherland (centre), Barbara Craig (left) and Di Daniels (right) accept ANZIA Award for Dora

Dora Scoops International Award

DORA, the 2020 Communications Trust’s mobile digital learning centre, scooped the top award in the Internet Access & Digital Skills category at the 2012 Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs), held in Australia this week. The Award was presented at a gala dinner held at the Old Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 10 ... Read more

In the news: Parents must boost IT skills for homework

An Australian report says parents need to boost their computing skills so their children are not left behind with their homework. The report was commissioned by the builder of the national broadband network, NBN Co, and found 45 per cent of parents feel they are unable to fix problems their children had searching for information ... Read more

Transpower supports Computers in Homes

Press Release: A small ceremony at Pomare School in Lower Hutt yesterday marked the start of a new partnership between Transpower, the state-owned operator of New Zealand’s national electricity grid, and Computers in Homes, a digital literacy programme supported by Government and delivered in low income communities throughout New Zealand by the 2020 Communications Trust ... Read more

Stockholm Challenge 2004 Participant Badge

Computers in Homes wins award at 2001 Stockholm Challenge

Press Release – Stockholm, 28 September 2001: The Computers In Homes project was one of 3 winners in the education section of the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award 2001, announced today in Stockholm. Computers in Homes, along with a project from Laos and one from the United States, was selected from among 23 finalists. Computers In ... Read more