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Digital inclusion webinar programme

At Digital Communities Wales we’ve been working hard 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.

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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 DCWtraining@cwmpas.coop


July

Digital Health and Well-being  – 6th July | 11:30 – 12:30

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This session will look at various apps and digital tools to help maintain health and well-being. The session is based on the NHS 5 ways to well-being which we use as an inspiration for our topics to cover.

We provide an overview of options for:

  • Staying connected and ideas for online group activities.
  • Being active and keeping entertained.
  • Apps that motivate us to be active and consider our physical health and diet.
  • Apps that focus on our mental health and well-being.
  • Opportunities to learn new skills online.

Register for the Digital Health and Well-being session here [opens in new window]


Digital Health and Well-being  – 6th July | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

This session will look at various apps and digital tools to help maintain health and well-being. The session is based on the NHS 5 ways to well-being which we use as an inspiration for our topics to cover.

We provide an overview of options for:

  • Staying connected and ideas for online group activities.
  • Being active and keeping entertained.
  • Apps that motivate us to be active and consider our physical health and diet.
  • Apps that focus on our mental health and well-being.
  • Opportunities to learn new skills online.

Register for the Digital Health and Well-being session (2pm) here [opens in new window]


Digitally Supported Families  – 13th July | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

The course looks at how digital can fit into the role of a family support worker by using technology to support and enrich family life

We will discuss:

  • Assistance on where to turn to for additional help and support.
  • The importance of understanding Internet data.
  • How the whole family can use the internet to learn new skills.

Register for the Digitally Supported Families session here [opens in new window]


The Cost of Living – Digital Poverty and Online Money – 27th July | 11:30 – 13:00

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This session is all about helping people manage their money online, including some of the main barriers that people face in accessing and affording online services. During the past 18 months we have seen a huge increase in people being online, through working from home, accessing essential public services and keeping in touch with our families and communities – but not everyone has found it easy.

This online session will:

  • Explore data poverty, what it is and how to overcome it
  • Help you understand the link between digital exclusion and financial exclusion
  • Provide ways to help people access support and services online in a safe and secure way
  • Share some online tools and resources that you can use with your clients to help them manage their money

We have expert speakers from Digital Communities Wales to help with any questions about the online world, and Money Guiders colleagues from MaPS to help host the discussion and signpost to more learning opportunities. There’s be space to network and connect with others across Wales.

Register for the Cost of Living session here [opens in new window]


The Cost of Living – Digital Poverty and Online Money – 27th July | 14:00 – 15:30

This session will be delivered in English.

This session is all about helping people manage their money online, including some of the main barriers that people face in accessing and affording online services. During the past 18 months we have seen a huge increase in people being online, through working from home, accessing essential public services and keeping in touch with our families and communities – but not everyone has found it easy.

This online session will:

  • Explore data poverty, what it is and how to overcome it
  • Help you understand the link between digital exclusion and financial exclusion
  • Provide ways to help people access support and services online in a safe and secure way
  • Share some online tools and resources that you can use with your clients to help them manage their money

We have expert speakers from Digital Communities Wales to help with any questions about the online world, and Money Guiders colleagues from MaPS to help host the discussion and signpost to more learning opportunities. There’s be space to network and connect with others across Wales.

Register for the Cost of Living session here [opens in new window]


August

Social Media Safety and Boundaries Online  – 3rd August | 10:00 – 11:00

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

Often our online presence is something we forget to consider.

This session will cover:

  • Social media privacy considerations for popular social media websites.
  • Digital footprint and what this may mean for you.
  • Thinking about what you post and share before you do it.
  • Supporting yourself or someone else who is struggling with social boundaries.

Register for the Online safety and boundaries online sessions here [opens in new window]


Social Media Safety and Boundaries online  – 3rd August | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

Often our online presence is something we forget to consider.

This session will cover:

  • Social media privacy considerations for popular social media websites.
  • Digital footprint and what this may mean for you.
  • Thinking about what you post and share before you do it.
  • Supporting yourself or someone else who is struggling with social boundaries.

Register for the Online safety and boundaries online session (2pm) here [opens in new window]


Digital Volunteering in your Community  – 10 August | 10:00 – 11:00

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This session challenges you to consider how you will embed the digital inclusion agenda within your community or organisation to help people get online.

  • Introduce the digital inclusion agenda.
  • Discuss what is involved in being a Digital volunteer, including personal skills that will be developed as a digital champion.
  • Discuss ways to embed volunteering into your communities and overview what resources are available to help you with this.

Register for the Digital Volunteering session here [opens in new window]


Digital Volunteering in your Community  – 10 August | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

This session challenges you to consider how you will embed the digital inclusion agenda within your community or organisation to help people get online.

  • Introduce the digital inclusion agenda.
  • Discuss what is involved in being a Digital volunteer, including personal skills that will be developed as a digital champion.
  • Discuss ways to embed volunteering into your communities and overview what resources are available to help you with this.

Register for the Digital Volunteering session here [opens in new window]


Nature through the Digital World  – 17 August | 10:00 – 11:30

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This webinar will:

  • Show digital resources and apps that help make the world around you more interesting.
  • Inspire you to get out and learn about nature using your mobile phone or tablet.
  • Demonstrate how to make the most of nature digitally if you find it hard to get outside.

Register for the Nature through the Digital World session here [opens in new window]


Nature through the Digital World  – 17 August | 14:00 – 15:30

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar will:

  • Show digital resources and apps that help make the world around you more interesting.
  • Inspire you to get out and learn about nature using your mobile phone or tablet.
  • Demonstrate how to make the most of nature digitally if you find it hard to get outside.

Register for the Nature through the Digital World session here [opens in new window]


Inspiring Digital Activities  – 31st August | 10:00 – 11:00

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This webinar is aimed at those working in the Health and Social Care sector and will introduce you to resources you can use to engage people with digital technology. The session will provide you with inspiration and ideas on how to run digital activities to enhance the health and well-being of the people you care for. Topics that will be covered will include, reminiscence, using YouTube, music, reading online, music, games/puzzles, creative apps, Google Maps/Google Earth looking at where you were born or grew up etc.

Register for the Inspiring Digital Activities session here [opens in new window]


Inspiring Digital Activities  – 31st August | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar is aimed at those working in the Health and Social Care sector and will introduce you to resources you can use to engage people with digital technology. The session will provide you with inspiration and ideas on how to run digital activities to enhance the health and well-being of the people you care for. Topics that will be covered will include, reminiscence, using YouTube, music, reading online, music, games/puzzles, creative apps, Google Maps/Google Earth looking at where you were born or grew up etc.

Register for the Inspiring Digital Activities session (2pm) here [opens in new window]


September

Digital Tools to Support Older People using Care Services  – 7th September | 10:00 – 11:30

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

There are many ways digital tools can support older people using care services.

Within this session we will:

  • Overview how Digital Communities Wales can support care services who may loan a device from us.
  • Discuss accessibility options for devices.
  • Overview Internet services that can support health and well-being for older people.

Register for the Digital Tools to Support Older People using Care Services session here [opens in new window]


Digital Tools to Support Older People using Care Services  – 7th September | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

There are many ways digital tools can support older people using care services.

Within this session we will:

  • Overview how Digital Communities Wales can support care services who may loan a device from us.
  • Discuss accessibility options for devices.
  • Overview Internet services that can support health and well-being for older people.

Register for the Digital Tools to Support Older People using Care Services session here [opens in new window]


Exploring Digital History with People’s Collection Wales – 21st September | 10:00 – 11:30

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This Adult Learners week Digital Communities Wales invite you to a session to inspire and encourage you to get more out of being online by exploring digital history. This session has been developed in partnership with People’s Collection Wales and Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and it will be co-presented by Digital Communities Wales and the People’s Collection Wales.

Interested in finding out more about the history of your local area? Or maybe you want to learn more about Wales’ historic figures? In this session we:

  • Discuss why it is important to learn about our history and document it.
  • Demonstrate the People’s Collection Wales’ website.
  • Signpost you to information and search tools for identifying Welsh history through podcasts, social media and Google.

Register for the Exploring Digital History with People’s Collection Wales session here [opens in new window]


Exploring Digital History with People’s Collection Wales – 21st September | 14:30 – 16:00

This session will be delivered in English.

This Adult Learners week Digital Communities Wales invite you to a session to inspire and encourage you to get more out of being online by exploring digital history. This session has been developed in partnership with People’s Collection Wales and Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales and it will be co-presented by Digital Communities Wales and the People’s Collection Wales.

Interested in finding out more about the history of your local area? Or maybe you want to learn more about Wales’ historic figures? In this session we:

  • Discuss why it is important to learn about our history and document it.
  • Demonstrate the People’s Collection Wales’ website.
  • Signpost you to information and search tools for identifying Welsh history through podcasts, social media and Google.

Register for the Exploring Digital History with People’s Collection Wales session here [opens in new window]


Learning Welsh with digital tools  – 28th September | 10:00 – 11:00

This session will be delivered in English.

This session is designed to provide entry level resources for Welsh language learners.

In this session we will:

  • Discuss the history of the Welsh language and how it has overcome cultural changes.
  • Show you a variety of resources that are available to help you develop your Welsh language skills, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced learner.
  • Demonstrate ways of immersing yourself in Welsh when using the internet.

Register for the Learning Welsh with digital tools session here [opens in new window]


Digital Tools for Translation  – 28th September | 14:00 – 15:00

This session will be delivered in English.

Communicating with a diverse range of people can sometimes be challenging when a common language is not spoken. The use of an interpreter to support a conversation is not always available. Digital translation tools offer an alternative method to converse with an individual and wider audiences.

This session will:

  • Provide an overview of digital translation tools available on Android, Apple, and Microsoft devices.
  • Discuss the key features of these digital translation tools.
  • Explain how to use the translations tools.

Register for the Digital Tools for Translation session here [opens in new window]