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Schemes to Address NI's Digital Divide | Educational Impact of Digital Exclusion

Digital Rights  |  Wed Jan 27 2021

Individuals and organisations around the north of Ireland are setting up new initiatives to refurbish computers for students here. For its part, BT clarified that its Northern Ireland wifi voucher scheme was being offered through the Education Authority.

An education study in England highlighted fears of an attainment gap as it reported findings that children in lower income households are spending less time home schooling, in large part due to lack of wifi, mobile data or internet equipment.

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