Computer Skills for life
The UK may have more internet users than any other EU country, but 1 in 5 adults still don’t have the basic online skills to benefit from the web.
But the good news is that there are now lots of online resources, as well as courses available in your local community, to help you make that first step....
Online resources and courses
- BBC webwise
- Typing tutor
- Digital Unite
- Digital Skills
- Hampshire libraries
- Age UK
- Hampshire Learning.
Want to help someone get online?
Right now, all across the UK, thousands of people and organisations are supporting family, friends, colleagues, customers, charities, small businesses and people in their communities to get connected.
If you use computers at work and home - why not share your time and knowledge, using some of the online resources (see above) to help others get started.
Share with your family:
- showing mum how to use the internet
- sharing photographs
- food shopping on line
Helping across the generations
Younger people helping grandparents:
- helping Granny use email
- sharing homework
- showing Nan how to Google
Helping each other
Silver surfers helping each other:
- sharing websites about hobbies
- planning a holiday
- 'listening again' to a comedy radio show