Get Online Week (19 - 25 October 2020)
This year Get online week will be a bit different this year as there will be no face to face events due to the Coronavirus, however there are many online events to sign up to to help you improve your digital skills. NICVA is part of the Digital Assist group along with lots of other organisations interested in helping people develop their digital skills and become connected. Below is a list of what those organisations have on offer for Get online week 2020.
BITC and NICVA
Go ON NI highlights to benefits of being online and brings together all tools, initiatives and places that help people get online. Their events and training can be found here they have lots of free events for get online week and you can find out more here
Libraries NI hold training sessions on zoom and have a range of session planned, such as Zoom, whats app, facebook and scams. to register click here
They have been supporting people and communities to improve their digital skills by providing digital skills courses to individuals and community groups with a particular emphasis on older people and rural communities. They have a calendar of events for Get online week, such as Zoom and scam awareness.
They are an IT company that offers hardware and network support, IT support, training and education, business continuity and disaster recovery and end of use asset management. They are offering lots of training in topics such as Zoom, apps, online safety, email and photos.
They offer digital training, business consultancy, community outreach. For Get online week they have a line up of free training such as google classroom, social media and public speaking. To book your place click here
RNIB provide technology support and advice and have a technology hub with advice, tips and guides to help you.
Linking generations' digital age site is still active with tools and info cards for helping people get online, needs update with zoom etc.
Ulster bank have a Security Centre where they have advice and guidance about scams and fraud. They are also holding the following events:
Fraud & Scams | Monday 19th October 2020 at 3pm
In order to make sure you enjoy the benefits of being online, Ulster Bank will host a live session on their Facebook page with the PSNI to chat about different fraud and scams you should be aware of when banking online. The event will also be available on their YouTube page. #fraudaware
Ways to Bank | Wednesday 21st October at 11am
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