Digital poverty exists in both rural and urban communities across the island, reducing access to jobs, education and social interaction. This episode looks at developing skills and access to the digital world across generations in both social and economic contexts. We look at the supports needed for the scaling up of current efforts and opportunities to address fragmentation through all-island collaborations.
Stephen Dallas is Director of the Bytes project, using youth work and technology to work with vulnerable young people in Northern Ireland for two decades.
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