Have the young teach the old, says UK digital champion

Published Jan 20th 2012

Martha Lane Fox, the UK’s digital champion, says that for the 3.1 million elderly who go more than a week without seeing a family member or friend, “there are thousands of programmes up and down the country that can demonstrate the social benefits for both children and older people of connecting with each other around computers.”  “Imagine how quickly these numbers [local digital champions] would swell if schools started to encourage pupils to sign up as digital champions.”  Read her full article in The Guardian.

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