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ABC Life Literacy Canada is a non-profit organization that aims to strengthen organizations that promote adult learning. The ABC Internet Matters program consists of a free workbook and downloadable resources to help new internet users learn how to use the internet. The program assists adult and senior Canadians with developing a basic understanding of what the internet is, how to access it, and how to stay safe online.
Media Smarts provides Canadian homes, schools, and communities with various programs and online resources that focus on improving digital and media literacy.
Take Back the Tech! is a champaign that highlights tech related violence against women and offers information and methods for taking action. The champaigners organize online safety workshops, online spaces to discuss women's right to privacy, and more.
Get Cyber Safe is a national public awareness campaign created to teach Canadians ways to keep themselves safe on the internet. The website offers informative articles and instructions on cyber security measures that can be taken for various of different devices.
NEOnet's computer training program for seniors offers volunteer-run workshops to teach various computer skills to seniors. Their updated training materials offer both basic computer skills and more advanced functions such as email and Facebook.
Techsocial provides a series of self-guided video modules on digital literacy and basic computer skills for older adults. Please visit their website for more information on TechSocial's in-person training workshops for Northeastern Ontario and their personalized training program for individuals.
City of Kitchener
The City of Kitchener's Tech Connects program is designed to help older adults access devices and improve their digital literacy skills and they offer both tech lending and introductory courses on software and devices. Courses are offered on both an in-person and remote basis and registered program members can take out iPads and Chromebooks for 30-day lending periods.
Youth Teaching Adults is a free introductory digital literacy program for adult learners, led by youth volunteer-tutors. The program is a collaboration between ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) and Youth Empowering Parents (YEP). The two organizations have come together to bring the program to under-served communities across Canada. Workshop materials were developed by YEP, and adapted by ABC into clear language, for use with adult learners. The available resources can be used to lead either remote or in-person workshops and Youth Teaching Adults provides training for groups and organizations seeking to lead workshops
Egale works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S people in Canada and to enhance the global response to LGBTQI2S issues. This guide provides a webinar and series of resources for running an online Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) for youth.