Our Digital Engagement Officer Fiona McLean works hard to find opportunities, as well as teach classes, that will help you develop the digital skills necessary for the working world. Take a look at the things you could learn:
A New Skill
COVID-19 has proven how important it is for people to be connected digitally, we want to teach you how to get online, stay safe and then use these skills in your personal and professional life.
A Better Understanding
Between our digital skills classes and our college certificate we want to help you understand the digital world and we want to help you develop a better understanding of how it works and how to use it safely.
Digital skills translate into all different parts of your life and we are here to help you with your online shopping, messaging family members, or even using apps such as Zoom and Facetime. Our digital skills classes can help you with any technology questions/ worries you may have.
Come and see us
2pm - 4pm
Come along to our free digital skills class. We can help you learn new things and work on specific issues you may not know the answers to.
10am - 12pm
Come along to our drop-in session, we can help with making CV's or filling out job applications. We can help you set up online banking or safely online shop - any issues you may be having, we can help!
Free Vodafone Sim Cards
Could you benefit from 20gb of data and unlimited calls and texts free for 6 months?
Copperworks Housing Association were recently awarded 200 Sim Cards from Vodafone's charities.connected scheme and are working with Roystonhill Community Hub to distribute them to the local community!
All you have to do is visit us at 174 Roystonhill, G21 2LG, fill out a short survey and the sim card is yours!
New College Lanarkshire
Roystonhill Community Hub work in partnership with new College Lanarkshire to deliver an accredited digital class every Wednesday afternoon. If you are interested in gaining a qualification and would like to find out more give us a call on 0141 212 7386.
SCVO & Connecting Scotland
Connecting Scotland is a Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and Scottish Government program set up in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Through this they provide IPads, Chromebooks and support to develop digital skills to people who are digitally excluded and on low income.
Roystonhill Community Hub is involved in phase 3 employability which aims to remove barriers related to digital exclusion for unemployed adults and young people aged 16+.
So far they have provided our local residents with 15 Chromebooks and 2 years of free WIFI for every beneficiary.
The Good Things Foundation
The Good Things Foundation is an organisation working to eliminate the Digital Divide. They have some fantastic resources that are free and available to you:
Make it Click - features free resources, tools and templates so you can take learning into your own hands.
Learn My Way - features free classes for beginners looking to improve their digital skills.
Useful YouTube Videos
Creating a Google Account: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWEy5khEskk&feature=youtu.be
Creating a CV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5y5uf5hiPHk&feature=youtu.be
Shopping Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WFHcCEW-MA
Online Banking: https://youtu.be/DTyij_mihME
The Lending Library
If you or someone you know is digitally excluded, get in touch with us to find out more about our lending library.
We have a number of tablets that can be loaned out to anyone who may need them, in order to keep you in the digital loop.
Give us a call on 0141 212 7386 or email email@example.com
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