Did you know that the Barcelona City Council (@bcn_ajuntament) Do you have computer courses for seniors? exist specific computer classrooms intended for permanent training, in which you can learn from a basic level to digital photography.
City Council computer courses offer
Within the municipal elderly spaces you can enjoy these free courses. They have one quarterly duration and they are divided into four themes.
For those who want a first contact, there is the course introduction to the world of computing and also that of internet tools, where they will learn to use email, the most popular search engines such as Google, chats … A little more advanced are the digital photography workshops and those of editing in word processors.
These computer rooms are located in the districts of Ciutat Vella, L’Eixample, Sants-Montjuic, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Gràcia, Horta-Guinardó, Nou Barris, Sant Andreu and Sant Martí.
Other places where these courses are taught
In addition to the Town Hall’s senior centers, you can request information on courses for seniors in the Generalitat and in the Caixa Spaces of the La Caixa Foundation.
Likewise, if you prefer to look at other options, in neighborhood associations and elderly people it is also usually one of the topics that are most taught. Somewhat more expensive are the courses that you can access from private academies, they are also usually more personalized and better adapted to your level and your needs.
And if you already have a base and want to continue training on your own, but you do not have equipment at home, you can go to some of the civic centers and libraries that are distributed throughout the city, where they periodically carry out specific training programs and workshops on any subject. of new technologies, so that you can expand your knowledge, in addition to having computers with free Internet access so that you can navigate on your own and discover a new hobby that is not only for young people and that will be much more useful than you probably think.
Thanks to the Internet and the use of new technologies, you can, for example, make an appointment at the doctor, read news of interest, communicate by Skype with your friends and family, watch movies, listen to your favorite songs and much more.