UCanDoIT on YouTube

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Have you visited our YouTube page? There are some great videos on there from learners talking about why learning to use a computer has been so important to them.

Visit the UCanDoIT channel here.

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Awards Galore!

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We are doubly thrilled to announce that UCanDoIT have won the Tech4Good Awards for Digital Skills and the People's Award.

Our thanks go to everyone who voted for us and all those involved in the charity that have made this possible.

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Reaching New Audiences

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UCanDoIT are pleased to announce that we will be working in partnership with Viridian Housing on their Digital Inclusion scheme.

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Looking Forward

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Happy New Year from all at UCanDoIT. We enter 2014 full of hope  - realising that we have challenges ahead of us and successes behind us. Looking at our Annual Report reminds us of the people we have met, the organisations we have worked with and the things we have achieved - despite the tough economic climate.

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Spring Online

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We recently held our first ever Spring Online event and what an interesting day it was.

We started our day with laptops set up ready to show any takers what they could achieve, and this we did...however what we had not expected was people walking through the door brandishing every size of iPad invented so far!

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We have moved

Our new telephone number is 020 8673 3300 

Our new address is:
1 Taylors Yard, 67 Alderbrook Road, London, SW12 8AD

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UCanDoIT Learner Hits The Airwaves

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UCanDoIT ITQ learner Joanne Wacha was live on 107 Meridian fm local community radio for East Grinstead and surrounding villages Tuesday 13th and 20th. She says "I think I have found one of my definite vocations in life, a major plus is I have met real lovely people with visual impairments and some of them are becoming friends for life."

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UCanDoIT Expands into North West England

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UCanDoIT have won funding to extend our home training services to disabled people in Liverpool, Manchester and surrounding areas.  The funding from the Westminster Foundation will enable the charity to appoint a Local Outreach Officer/ Administrator to help us promote our service to disabled people and other organisations in the region.

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ITQ - First Learner to Pass

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Ahsan Naseer, 26, is Deaf  and worked with his tutor using BSL to become the first of our learners to pass the ITQ.

Ahsan who already holds ECDL Levels 1 and 2 said “It is easier working one to one at home with a tutor who can sign than in a class”. Ahsan who lives in Forest Gate originally learnt Pakistan Sign Language and reads and writes in Urdu.

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UCanDoIT Delivers 35,000th Lesson

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Mary, 69, of Ealing had her first lesson and became the recipient of our 35,000th lesson.

Mary (pictured with her tutor Ramesh) is originally from Northern Ireland and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 20 years ago. She relies on her husband for care as she is unable to walk or perform many tasks on her own.

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