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Upcoming BFS webinar events

We offer professional development webinars for volunteer tutors on a broad range of topics. Find out more about the latest BFS webinar events.

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As a former power station operator, Keith Harvey is as surprised as anybody that he would forge a second career in technology! But he has his former employer to thank for equipping him with the experience and skills necessary to do just that.

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Ron’s philosophy is that teaching computers to seniors doesn’t have to be boring. It should be fun. In fact, Ron’s approach is all about building adventure into his lessons.

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Margaret joined a team of volunteer tutors at Logan Area Committee on the Ageing (LACOTA) after retiring in 2008. She believes patience and understanding are essential in tutoring seniors.

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Internet banking available now

The Broadband for Seniors online tutorial on Internet banking is now available. This simulated learning experience will allow seniors to experience how to use Internet banking in a safe environment and without needing to set up or give out personal details, login, personal identity numbers (PINs) and passwords.

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Top tips for banking online

  • Never divulge your password, […]
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Tutors that love to teach

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The Gladstone Central Committee On the Ageing (GCCOTA) kiosk is located in a very busy Senior Citizens Centre in sunny Gladstone Queensland – part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef. As well as their Broadband for Seniors activities, GCCOTA offers much more for seniors including a […]

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Kevin understands that the world has changed quite a bit from when he was younger, but he also knows how important it is to try to keep up with the pace of change – learning about the Internet is part of this.

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Jack is part of the DreamWeaving program at Garden Village’s BFS kiosk. DreamWeaving is a fun activity that is all about building close relationships with seniors by helping them achieve their goals.

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