A UCanDoIT tutor works with a learner

About Us

UCanDoIT teaches people with disabilities how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills. We teach learners in their own homes, on their own computers, as we believe that this is the best way to learn. All sessions are done on a one to one basis. Read more »

A UCanDoIT learner using his computer

Learners

We teach disabled learners from all backgrounds, all age groups and specialise in training individuals using specialist software and hardware. With just over a decade of experience behind us we have taught over 4,000 people how to use a computer. Read more »

Learners enjoying group training on their tablets

Partnerships and Projects

We believe in working together whether it is with other charities, housing associations or local Government.

If you would like to find out what we can offer your organisation please get in touch with us. Visit our projects page for more information. Read more »

Tutor Joyce with a UCanDoIT learner

Tutors

Our freelance tutors must have completed an Enhanced DBS or PVG check. They come from diverse backgrounds and age groups and include some previous learners. Tutors are skilled in teaching specialist technology such as screen readers or adaptive hardware. Read more »

Latest news

UCanDoIT is no longer a going concern and is closing

UCanDoIT has been seeking for some while to diversify funding and streamline operations to protext us against the impact of more difficult economic conditions.

Unfortunately, the last of our options has failed so it is with great sadness that the trustees have decivded that the charity is no longer a going concern and is closing.

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Volunteer Office Assistant

We are looking for a Volunteer Office Assistant to join our friendly team to help us tidy our database, Donor Strategy, and other administrative tasks. Deadline for applying is Friday 29th September. Please apply by emailing your CV to enquiries@ucandoit.org.uk Click on this link for more info Read more»

Seeking New Chair of Trustees

UCanDoIT is recruiting a new Chair of Trustees. It is an exciting time to join the charity and a rare opportunity to join a national charity at a senior level. Visit this page for more details and the candidate brief. Read more»

Tutor Raises Twice His Target For Charities

Edinburgh based UCanDoIT tutor Jim Benstead ran the half marathon and raised £650 which was twice his target of £300. He said "I ran the Edinburgh Half Marathon for two assistive technology charities that do great work in Edinburgh and across Scotland to get people with disabilities online.... Read more»

UCanDoIT Celebrates Learner Achievements

UCanDoIT celebrated the work of learners and tutors at an award ceremony held at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists headquarters on 21 March. One of the highlights was the presentation of the Anthony Wigram Achievement Award designed to celebrate those learners who have created a... Read more»

UCanDoIT Welcomes New CEO

Samantha Barber has been appointed CEO of UCanDoIT. She joins from veterans’ charity Stoll where she was in charge of fundraising. As Director of External Relations at Stoll, Barber led a team of nine and took the charity from an annual fundraising income of £200,000 to £12 million over five years... Read more»

Lesson counter

Since the charity began we have given
52,633
lessons to people with disabilities across the UK. You can read more about what we do here, or read about some of our learners here.