u3a - Barclays Digital Eagles

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Since launching in 2013, Digital Eagles has trained more than 14,000 current and former Barclays colleagues who are passionate about empowering customers, colleagues and local communities to be more confident with technology and to move forward in the digital world. From online safety for children to Tea and Teach sessions and the Digital Wings online learning platform, everything they do is designed to build digital confidence. In 2019, the Digital Eagles helped 113,000 people across the UK at Tea and Teach events.

In partnership with the Digital Eagles team, the Trust we will be delivering programmes to boost u3a members’ confidence online.

The third programme was delivered last month and in total, we have had 800 members across the monthly workshops. We are delighted to say that we are reviewing feedback and have identified workshops that were most popular and beneficial to the membership and arranged further dates in June as follows:

All of the Barclays Digital sessions are on Zoom, if you need zoom support prior to your Barclays Digital Eagles session, please book on the Zoom Tutorials led by the u3a members.



There is a variety of courses on Digital wings a few unique ones on offer are;

Internet Basics 

This session has been designed to cover some internet basics: Broadband, browsers and search engines, top tips for searching for something on the internet, setting up an email, connecting to a Zoom call, connecting to the internet (iOS and Android), (we also have content which covers different versions of windows for laptops if required)

Tuesday 28th September 2021 10:00-11:30

Digital Safety

How to stay safe while using your digital devices. This includes identifying common fraud and scams, making sure your passwords are strong enough, what to look out for, and understanding how you can protect yourself.

Wednesday 29th September 2021  10:00-11:30

Digital Entertainment 

An engaging session focusing on how to maximise the potential of using your digital device to keep you entertained. From downloading apps, to virtual tours and social media, finding more ways to bring some entertainment into your home.

Thursday 23rd  September 2021 10:00-11:30

Thursday 30th September 2021  10:00-11:30