“Working in partnership, the Good Things Foundation (formerly Tinder Foundation) and Remploy aim to support more disabled people across the UK who are digitally excluded in gaining digital skills and confidence to use on line services and through Remploy services help those who are looking for work to find sustainable employment.”
Making good things happen with digital
Good Things Foundation are a not-for-profit social enterprise that makes good things happen with digital technology. They’ve helped more than one million people gain the skills they need to use computers and the internet confidently. We are working with them to help unemployed disabled people improve their digital skills and employment chances.
“ Good Things Foundation’s Learn My Way programme is currently being delivered to five Remploy branches in the North East of England. We’ve committed to delivering Learn My Way modules to disabled candidates every week. It’s been a strong start and we’re seeing plenty of take up. “ Mark Burrett, programme design, Remploy.
With 10,000 registered digital users already benefiting our online advice, support and development sessions, working with Good Things Foundation allows us to reach even more disabled people. We know disabled people are amongst some of the most digitally excluded groups in the UK. Good Things Foundation’s innovative work on digital inclusion, community learning and tackling social challenges through digital solutions supports the impact we can have on tackling unemployment with disabled people.
This partnership means the digital skills people have acquired through Good Things Foundation can be put to practical use with our employment service. We can help disabled people apply their newly acquired digital skills to find a job use this digital skills in the workplace and stay in employment.