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November 2018

July 2018

Growing Social Tech: Insights from Social Tech Seed

31 Jul 2018

Evaluation expert, Daniel Robinson shares his thoughts on three key trends from the socially motivated tech ventures we’ve supported through Social Tech Seed.

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A call for Tech to Unite Us

16 Jul 2018

Our Programme Development Manager, Annie Radl shares her thoughts on our huge opportunity to demonstrate tech’s transformative potential to unite us.

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May 2018

April 2018

Is social tech ready for lift-off?

19 Apr 2018

Our Deputy Director Ed Evans discusses what's needed to achieve our vision for social transformation to be the driving force behind tech.

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5 insights into how we can transform lives with tech

18 Apr 2018

Vicki Hearn shares five insights into how social tech ventures are achieving impact across the world.

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February 2018

Building a safer internet together

06 Feb 2018

On Safer Internet Day, hear how UK Youth's Digi-Know programme helps empower disadvantaged young people to access a world that’s now digital-by-default.

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January 2018

Supporting and safeguarding young people with digital skills

30 Jan 2018

We are continuing to develop our digital outreach services to engage young people in our Digital Reach pilot in Birmingham and Coventry.

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Recruiting tech talent to upskill young people in Wales

22 Jan 2018

We caught up with Michelle Herbert, project officer at the Wales Co-operative Centre to find out how their Digital Reach pilot is progressing.

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5 ways Social Tech Seed is helping tech create social transformation

12 Jan 2018

Exploring the ways in which Social Tech Seed is helping tech achieve its potential to create positive social transformation. Here, we focus on the eight ventures funded through the fifth round (STS5) to test the core assumptions of the programme.

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Insights and impact from our Social Tech programmes

11 Jan 2018

In early 2017, we embarked on a social impact evaluation of our Social Tech programmes. Here, we share the knowledge and insights we’ve gained as a leading funder of socially transformative tech in order to create a healthy and dynamic ecosystem, so tech can reach its full transformative potential.

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Digital Journeys with Carers Trust

10 Jan 2018

We catch up with Alison Mitchell, Grants Manager at Carers Trust to hear how their Digital Reach pilot is going.

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December 2017

#NT100is5 – The conversation has begun

18 Dec 2017

Vicki Hearn shares the highlights from our NT100 fifth year celebration event.

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Digital Skills for Young Adult Carers

13 Dec 2017

This is a guest blog from Harriet Brown, Learning Designer at Good Things Foundation

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Tackling digital exclusion on a national scale to create local impact

05 Dec 2017

This is a guest blog from Christina Watson, Head of Programmes at UK Youth

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November 2017

NT100 – Now We Are Five

27 Nov 2017

To mark NT100’s fifth birthday, we’ve researched the 400 ventures featured, gaining insights into what’s helped them grow. We believe that when social leads and tech follows, the results are truly transformative.

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Digital Reach and young people

23 Nov 2017

This is a guest blog from Helen Maitland, Youth Engagement Lead at The Children’s Society

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A watershed moment for the UK’s digital inclusion agenda?

13 Nov 2017

The impact of digital exclusion is significant. Nine percent of the UK population are still offline and 11.5m adults have no basic digital skills. But we may be approaching a watershed moment where the approaches we have taken to date will not be those that will work in the future. This article looks at potential approaches to digital inclusion and identifies five potential trends that are likely to become more prominent in the years ahead.

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Improving Employability in Scotland

09 Nov 2017

This is a guest blog from Jo Ogilvie, Product Manager at Action for Children

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Still transforming lives with tech…

07 Nov 2017

On 1st November, we unveiled Nominet Trust’s new website and completely refreshed brand. Our new brand represents more than just a ‘lick of paint’; it reflects how ‘tech for good’ has evolved since Nominet Trust was set up almost ten years ago and how much we’ve all achieved during that time.

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September 2017

Digital Reach: Making headway

07 Sep 2017

Since we launched Digital Reach two months ago, all of our twelve delivery partners are powering ahead with the implementation phase of their pilots. Each of them will soon start working with the first of the 3,000 young people we aim to reach through the programme.

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August 2017

April 2017

From ideas to actions: top tips from our Everyday Tech Heroes

26 Apr 2017

Now freely available, ‘Inspiring the Everyday Tech Heroes of tomorrow’ is a downloadable storybook collated by Nominet Trust that captures inspirational learning from some of our 2016 NT100 Everyday Tech Heroes.

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Harnessing The Power Of Technology To Bridge The Digital Skills Gap Among Young People

03 Apr 2017

In our digital age, the UK is facing a major shortfall in relevant skills, an estimated 745,000 jobs now requiring some level of digital capability.

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March 2016

5 Lessons in Developing Social Tech Ventures

29 Mar 2016

Digital technology plays a powerful role in the response to social problems. It doesn’t provide the answers to everything and, by itself, it provides the answer to very little. But, when it works, it can equip social solutions with deeper reach and broader scale, with stickiness and sustainability, with the means of both standardising and personalising interventions, with a more accurate and detailed view of use and impact – and many other unique advantages.

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