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BT helps people to develop digital skills with free advice and resources

BT is dedicated to ensuring that individuals (and businesses) have the skills they need to flourish in the digital world. Now, more than ever, digital literacy is vital. BT has put support and resources in place for people to develop their digital skills.

As large numbers of people continue to stay at home because of the pandemic, everyone must be able to keep in touch with family and friends and access vital health services. Working in partnership with leading digital skills organisations, BT has collated a host of free resources and information to support people with each of these challenges.  Skills for Tomorrow helps people make the most out of life, with free courses available to feel more confident and develop digital skills.

BT and ITV have created Top Tips on Tech, a series of videos and guides to help everyone learn about different technologies and how to use them to make the most of life at home.

Guides include: How to download podcasts, with Rylan Clark-Neal; how to get the most out of WhatsApp, with Clare Balding; how to stay happy and healthy at home, with Fearne Cotton; how to keep your kids safe online, with Marvin and Rochelle and how to take your business online, with Jake Humphrey.

In addition to the ‘how-to’ guides, BT has developed a suite of support and advice with information available on the Skills for Tomorrow site and through regular webinars. Help is available for those with lower digital skills with guidance on how to access GP services and the NHS website online, along with guides on making video calls, online banking and shopping, socialising online and accessing entertainment online.

At a time when many businesses are facing significant challenges, BT is working with partners to provide information, advice and help for businesses to adapt to new ways of working, and for employees to get the most out of collaborative tools to connect with colleagues and customers from home.

For more information on BT’s plans for sustainable recovery and support available during this difficult time, visit the website.

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