The BBC provide a range of computer training to anyone.
Find the options on their
WebWise section -
Below are links
with a brief explanation - just click on the blue title.
There are also PDF files to
download and print.
Ask at a KWonline training session for help with resources
from the BBC.
A set of
videos with lots of practice showing you how to use
the mouse, keyboard and the screens you would see in
Windows. The basic facts also apply to Ubuntu.
Great for first time users and to brush up skills.
cover using both the computer & The Internet.
There are extra games to play to practice skills.
It works well as a follow up for new users who've
completed the Computer Tutor above.
If you have some experience of using computers you
might like to start here or use them to think of
questions for the next KWonline training session.
This is the homepage for BBC Raw - it's aimed at
people who "didn't do well at school" or just missed
out on learning.
here to listen to Phil Tufnell explain what's
available. It's at the first stages so keep
If you press the [Skip] button at the right you'll go
straight to "the carousel". New items will be
added all the time but for now you can pick from "Numbers",
or story writing" and "Computers"
- see above. "Mini Phil" gives advice about
For example, under the "Money"
section are general videos, quizzes and practical help
if you're in a crisis plus information ideas for the
WebWise is a series of 10 units for beginners
about computers & The Internet.
Each unit has 2 or 3 parts, you can either watch an
animation or just read the words. There is also
a challenge & "Weakest Link" game at each stage so you
can text your knowledge.
Make sure you complete
Unit 1 "Welcome" but then either follow the course
or pick and choose from the rest.