Published on 21 March 2020 06:29 PM
Are you stuck in the house because of the Coronavirus pandemic?
Why not use the opportunity to enhance your existing IT skills and learn some new ones?
- Shopping online
- Video chats with friends and relatives
- Social media
- Search engines
- Avoiding scams
When the current pandemic is over, you could find you have become a tech guru with a new circle of online friends and the time will have flown past.
The following links offer free instruction in all of the above, mostly aimed at older people with limited internet skills.
GCF Global (part of the Goodwill Community Foundation) https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/subjects/tech/
Tech Boomers https://techboomers.com/
Techboomers aslo has its own YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdtwPYK_0LG3ll1Op0iAMkQ
More on Coronavirus
- NHS 111 online - Check if you have coronavirus symptoms
- Gov.UK - Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do
- Get support as an extremely vulnerable person
- Citizens Advice - Coronavirus - what it means for you
- Age UK North Tyneside Information and Advice
- Covid 19 - How to help safely (Gov.UK)
- Covid 19 Myth busters (World Health Organisation)
- Covid 19- Information for the bereaved from UK Government
- Gov.UK - Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do