Online digital inclusion training courses with Digital Communities Wales

At Digital Communities Wales we’ve been working hard over the past two weeks to develop online digital inclusion training courses, including webinars and digital drop-in sessions that might be vital to you and your service users going forward.

.Please find below details of the online sessions we’ve got coming up, along with the links to register your place.

We’ve tried to make the sign up process as simple as possible but if you are having any problems registering, please contact lorraine.jones(at)wales.coop

Note: These sessions are designed specifically for staff and volunteers working with vulnerable groups / individuals in Wales. All of the sessions will be delivered separately in English and in Welsh.

Dates for your diary


Digital drop-in sessions (starting tomorrow: Thursday 9 April)

Join us every Thursday for free Digital Communities Wales drop-in workshops where we are available to give virtual one-to-one, or group lessons on using your apps or devices. Devices we cover include: Android tablets or phone; Apple iPads and iPhones; Smart Devices such as Alexa; and requests for devices unique to your situation. Within these lessons we are able to discuss and problem solve user issues with you and offer advice on making the most of accessibility software on your devices.

Register here

Wednesday 15 April 2020

Webinar: Staying in touch
During this free one-hour webinar, we at Digital Communities Wales offer an overview of our favourite online apps for keeping in touch. The apps we discuss include: Facetime; Skype; Zoom; Google Hangout; and Houseparty.

Register here

Wednesday 22 April 2020

Webinar: Keeping occupied 
Within our keeping occupied webinar we cover digital options for keeping ourselves occupied that includes: Art & Creativity; Gaming; Identifying Nature; Mindfulness & Meditation; Music & Audio; Social Media; Quizzes & Puzzles; Reminiscence; and Video.

Register here

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Webinar: Identifying reliable health information online
During this webinar, we will present you with different options for identifying reliable health information using the Internet as well as discuss the potential risks associated with misinformation.

Register here

Wednesday 6 May 2020

Webinar: Online shopping
Within this webinar, we outline some of the options you may wish to take to purchase food and goods over the Internet and have it delivered to your door. 

Register here
 

Signing up and using the webinars are simple – all you need is an internet connection and an email address. We hope to see you online!


Reminder!

DCW Resource Boards

Your one stop shop for online resources during COVID-19

DCW COVID-19 web page

If you would like to find out further information on our themed padlets, please visit our dedicated COVID-19 page on the Digital Communities Wales website. Here you will find other useful resources and guidance to help you through the current situation, including the brilliant Learn My Way Resources and BT Skills for Tomorrow, built by our UK partners, Good Things Foundation.
 

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells
Powys
LD1 6DF

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
Newtown
Powys
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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