UK govt invests more in laptops for disadvantaged children in England

Monday 25 October 2021 | 15:00 CET | News
The Department for Education (DoE) has announced a GBP 126 million investment in new laptops and tablets for up to 500,000 more disadvantaged children and young people in England.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Digital literacy vital for young people's life changes - study

Published 12 Oct 2021 14:28 CET | United Kingdom
Digital literacy is now just as important as reading and writing for the future life chances of young people, according to a new ...

CityFibre tackles digital exclusion in Wolverhampton; extends Medway network roll-out

Published 06 Oct 2021 09:36 CET | United Kingdom
CityFibre, UK wholesale full-fibre infrastructure provider, has teamed with The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton to increase ...

UK govt offers broadband grants with 'back to school' campaign

Published 31 Aug 2021 09:53 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government is offering grants to schools and colleges to provide internet connections to disadvantaged students as part of ...

Vodafone UK helps Good Things Foundation connect vulnerable families

Published 22 Apr 2021 15:30 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK has partnered with social change charity Good Things Foundation to connect disadvantaged, digitally excluded families ...

DoE delivers 1.29 million laptops, tablets to disadvantaged children

Published 14 Apr 2021 11:06 CET | United Kingdom
The UK's Department for Education has so far dispatched 1.29 million laptops/tablets as part of a scheme to provide over 1.3 ...