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@Digital Update

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

Workshops offering on hand’s training in today’s digital skills from wi-fi and interactive points in post offices, railway stations, street bike and car rentals, Leisure appliances as in videos, cameras, TV sets, DVD players, GPS and blue ray, to home appliances, including programmable ovens, washer, radios, alarms, telephones and smartphones, different operators, bluetooth, wifi; usb memory sticks, computers, internet connections, Skyping family members, buying on the Internet, interactive digital games and social networks. Our teachers are students who are remunerated by Old’Up.

DEVELOPED BY: Marie-Françoise Fuchs, Old’Up

WEBSITE:  www.old-up.eu

STARTED: 2010

OBJECTIVES:

To stay up to date with technology and be able to use ever evolving digital equipment to be found everywhere.

TARGET POPULATION:

The “not so young but not so old” in the second phase of their retirement

BENEFITS/OUTCOMES:

  • Security – to handle our own affairs
  • Freedom – to move around, use cell phones and cameras
  • Exchange – participate actively in matters of interest
  • Community – be an active part of the community
  • Expression – be creative in handling photos, writing…

VOLUNTEERS:  15

PAID WORKERS:  Students remunerated on part time contracts

HOURS PER MONTH:  15 x 2.5 hours = 45 hours

PROGRAM GUIDE:  No

OTHER SUPPORT MATERIAL:

Provided by students when necessary

COSTS/FUNDING:

Most funded through the association. Minimal public funding for employing students

TRAINING:  Skilled students are used

PROMOTION:

Through the association’s web site, newsletter, discussion groups, meetings and the Paris city support network for associations

POLICIES FOR REPLICATING:  

Willingly share the experience


Please complete our online Program User Form if you are interested in trying out this program and need more information. You will be contacted shortly by a member of the Pass It On Network team after you submit the completed form.