Deprived areas get wired

12th May 2000 at 01:00
Deprived communities will benefit from a pound;10mproject to give them Internet acces. Michael Wills, learning and technology minister, said estates, tower blocks and rural areas will be linked to their own community web with access to government, job, health and educatio services by the end of 2001 in a pilot scheme. The Wired Communities project will look at six key areas including: the impact of new technologies on different types of community and partnerships between the public and private sectors.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now