In the last 7 months almost $90 million have been lost to scams, and unfortunately many of these happen through phone calls, emails and social networks. With a growing number of online scams, including scam awareness in your digital skills programs can help people to stay safe and feel more confident.
To help you with this, organisations in the Be Connected Network are invited to an exclusive webinar with a special guest speaker from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Scamwatch team.
Register for this webinar to learn about:
Different types of scams and emerging trend
How to identify and report scams
Where to get help from scams
Tips on how to talk about scams to your learners and specific advice for older Australians
How you can incorporate scam education in your Be Connected program
There will also be an opportunity to ask questions to the Scamwatch and Good Things Foundation presenters in the chat panel.
Get Online Week is Good Things Foundation's digital inclusion campaign, inspiring people to improve their digital skills. This year's Get Online Week will take place from 19 - 25 October 2020.
Hundreds of organisations will be holding either online or face-to-face events during the week to help people in our communities make the most of the internet.
This webinar is for organisations hosting events during Get Online Week. The Good Things Foundation team will share our tips on promoting your events to reach people with low digital skills in your community, and what you can do now to get ready to host your event.
This webinar will cover:
New resources to help you to promote and run your event
Tips on promoting your event to people with low digital skills
Next steps you can take to get ready for Get Online Week
The interactive webinar will include time for questions.
This webinar may be recorded so it can be shared with people unable to attend on the day. For more hints and tips about hosting a COVID-Safe Get Online Week event this year, please contact us on (02) 9051 9292 or go to the Get Online Week website.
29 September 2020
Get Online Week 2020: Reaching more people in your community
Join this interactive webinar to learn about the Be Connected program. We will cover who our Network is, how they run their programs, as well as funding information, the support we provide and an overview of the websites/resources.
Learn about how to register learners and view reports both the eSafety Learning Portal, and using CaptureIT.
In this webinar, we will discuss the differences between the Learning Portal and CaptureIT, as well as how to accomplish what you need to manage your learners using both websites.
Join us to become an expert on learner management through Be Connected programs.
This webinar is designed for organisations who are about to start their digital literacy program, or those wishing to learn more about tried and tested methods. We will explore:
How to plan and deliver your first group sessions using a ‘blended learning’ approach.
How you can use Be Connected to help people overcome their barriers and improve their confidence
Additional resources outside of Be Connected that you can use to further develop their skills.
What's involved in planning a session, what to consider for your learners and an insight into what learners will be thinking when they come to you for support for the first time.
Delivering digital skills to groups
Every 3 weeks on Thursday
Webinars for learners
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is also hosting free webinar presentations to help older Australians stay safer online. It’s their way of helping the 4 million older Australians that are keen to improve their digital literacy but want help addressing online safety concerns. Bookings are limited so don’t miss out! Click here to register.