The Be Connected website has lots of useful information and simple activities to improve your skills. Be Connected is an Australian government initiative developed by eSafety and the Department of Social Services to increase the confidence, skills and online safety of Australians.
The topics below are just a few of the short introductions to digital technology on the Be Connected website.
When you need a refresher on the essentials of computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones
Getting to know your device
The basics of using a keyboard, a mouse or a touch screen, plus how to change settings and manage your files
Getting started online
Some essential skills to help you get started online and start to navigate the online world
Connecting to others
How to set up the correct equipment to make video calls and use applications such as Skype, WhatsApp and FaceTime
Wi-fi and mobile networks
All about how to connect to the internet without cables when you’re at home or out and about