Be Connected Digital Mentor training
Be Connected is an Australian government initiative committed to increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians. State Library of Queensland is part of the Be Connected Network along with public libraries, community groups and organisations across Australia.
State Library delivered Be Connected digital mentor train-the-trainer online workshops across the state to support the Digital Mentor’s role is around building people's confidence and capability to use digital technology.
The workshops built skills, knowledge and the confidence of Council staff to deliver the Be connected program and other digital literacy initiatives that added value and sense of purpose on why everyone in the community needed digital literacy skills to get online and be part of the digital world.
For more information around this program, contact Lyn Thompson on 07 3842 9058.
The Digital Literacy wiki contains a training resources collection which links to various websites, including Telstra and Microsoft, containing a lot of diverse training topics for a wide range of ages and abilities.