Learn to use the Internet safely and sensibly
A beginner-friendly course at Whitmore Community Centre, Friday afternoons in December 2022
NB: this course has finished.
Enjoy all the advantages of being online – avoid the risks
You are an internet citizen now, so wouldn’t it be nice to spend your online time in those parts of the internet where there are no risks, no exploitation, no deceit?
It’s easily done, because that is still most of the internet. It’s still about contact and communication with friends, family and people you could never have met in any other way — inhabited by optimists who are expanding their horizons and learning more about the real world that they return to safely when they switch off their device.
Join our course, and use our safe smartphones to explore and understand how the internet works – for you.
Online safety first
This is about your safety concerns, not about devices. For your personal security – you will not use your own device, your own email address or your own phone number as part of the course.
Everyone will use our safety-first smartphones – set up for older people who don’t have a lot of internet experience – so we can all focus together on what is really important.
You are welcome to bring your own device if you want to – but we cannot offer 1:1 help with it. That’s because we don’t have time to help individuals when there are 11 other people on the course. This approach always works best for everybody.
Venue: Whitmore Community Centre
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