TALKS, SEMINARS AND USEFUL LINKS
We are currently developing a pilot project that we hope will provide a model for working with new learners in sheltered housing. We have recently delivered a series of sessions at Clifton Court and are working with the city council to host sessions in the common rooms of sheltered housing blocks that have WiFi. Keep an eye out in our newsletter and here for updates on the next round of sessions.
There are many valuable resources available to you…
Age UK aims to inspire, enable and support older people to make the most of later life. This website is designed for older people and provides useful information on:
- money matters
- health & care
Learn My Way is a website providing free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world and is affiliated to Tinder Foundation. You can learn basic online skills and move on to more advanced courses. These tutorials are free. Silver City Surfers is one of its UK Online Centres.
Good Things Foundation is a social enterprise which supports thousands of community partners involved in making the most out of digital technology. This organisation has helped over a million people gain the skills they need to use computers and the Internet confidently.
Get Online Week is an annual campaign organised by The Good Things Foundation which encourages the nation’s UK Online Centres to promote digital inclusion in their communities.
Digital Unite helps people to unleash their digital talents through free online technology guides, a network of computer tutors, courses and their online community of learners. DU support computer users, host industry forums, develop the skills of Digital Champions, help to give people their first taste of technology and provide face-to-face tuition support.
Click is the BBC’s flagship technology programme, on both TV and radio – across five BBC channels – and can be found on many social networks and iPlayer. The simplest way to describe what they do is “the best debate on global technology, social media and the internet,” or “your guide to all the latest gadgets, websites, games and computer industry news”.