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Preparing for Adulthood

Using the internet and social media

​​Lots of people use the internet and social media to find out information, connect and make friends and for lots of other reasons.  It is really important to know how to use the internet and social media safely and responsibly. 


Learn My Way is a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. The website is was created and is managed by Good Things Foundation and is designed to be fully accessible and usable for everyone.

Learn about these subjects:

  • Using your computer or device.
  • Online basics.
  • More internet skills.
  • Online safety.
  • Finding a job online.
  • Improving your health online.
  • Managing your money online.
  • Public services online.

Visit the Learn My Way website (opens a new window)

Local courses

Libraries in both boroughs offer free computer taster sessions.

Visit the libraries page on the Kingston Council website (opens a new window)

Visit the libraries page on the Richmond Council website (opens a new window)