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Get Online Week
October 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - October 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Get Online Week
14-20 October 2019
Get more out of life online!
5.3 million people have never been online in the UK and there are 11.9 million people who don’t have the essential digital skills to navigate life and work.
This October partners, volunteers and communities will come together to make sure that everyone can take part in the digital world. Thousands of events will take place in hundreds of communities, providing a friendly and welcoming way to help people take the next step on their online journey, building skills and improving lives along the way.
TaylorITEX CIC have scheduled a week of workshops to run in line with this:
|Monday||14th October||1:30pm – 3:30pm||Fenside Community Centre|
|Online Safety Workshop|
|Feeling confident when browsing the internet and when on Social Media can help you enjoy being online more. The internet is great for shopping, banking and keeping in touch, but you often hear stories about the dangers of being online. Find out how to spot scams and keep your personal details safe when online.|
|Tuesday||15th October||10:00am – 12:00pm||Black Sluice Lock Cottages|
|Improving your Health & Wellbeing Online|
|There are lots of ways you can use the internet to support your health. You can make appointments online, order repeat prescriptions and find advice on specific symptoms and conditions. Find information to support a healthy diet, and your mental and physical health, and how to get a free health check.|
|Wednesday||16th October||1:30pm – 3:30pm||Black Sluice Lock Cottages|
|Using Your Tablet or Smartphone – Understanding Apps|
|Do you have a Tablet, thinking of buying a Tablet, or don’t even know what a Tablet is? Then this 2hr workshop will introduce you to the world of “Android” operating systems and Apps. A simple to understand introduction of getting the best out of your Tablet|
|Thursday||17th October||10:00am – 12:00pm||Fenside Community Centre|
|Netflix and Chill, TV and Radio Online|
|Discover the world of online media. Watch live TV, Catch Up on missed programmes, listen to you favourite radio station, play music videos, or watch a film online and (in many cases) for FREE|
|Friday||18th October||10:00am – 12:00pm||Fenside Community Centre|
|Introducing the World of Google|
|Google is the Goliath of the Online World. It has many, many free functions and services we can tap into when using Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops or PC’s. Learn more than just Google Search or Gmail as we delve into the depths of Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Docs, Calendar and Contacts.|