Scams Workshops Update

City of Edinburgh’s Trading Standards Department ran two highly successful Scams Workshops at ACE IT in the Spring.  If you’d like to find out more about common scams please click on the following link www.edinburgh.gov.uk/beatscams You can also get some extra training and register … Full Article…

New Scams Workshop

Cyber (Internet) crime is on the increase Be aware and learn how to protect yourself! Find out how in a Workshop led by the Trading Standards Department of Edinburgh Council There is a choice of two Workshops – Wednesday 22 February … Full Article…

ACE IT Programme

Drop In & Fix IT Sessions Tuesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.00pm – 3.00pm Wednesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm Our ‘Drop In & Fix It sessions offer the opportunity to get one-to-one tuition on any digital device -laptop, tablet, iPad, Kindle, … Full Article…

Call for new Trustee/Board Director

ACE IT SCOTLAND: Charity Trustee/Board Director Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Company Number SC279749 Scottish Charity Number SC 036315 Website http://aceit.org.uk/   Company ACE IT is a charity based in Edinburgh and a company limited by guarantee, which provides training for older … Full Article…

ACE IT Spring 2016 Programme

‘Taster’ Sessions Dates available through March and April In a new series of stand-alone workshops, come along and find out how to use some of the most popular functions on your tablet, iPad or laptop. Each session covers a specific … Full Article…

Summer Programme 2015

Introduction to iPad Mondays 22 June – Monday 20 July Thursdays 16 July – Thursday 13 August Mondays 27 July – Monday 24 August Thursdays 20 August – Thursday 17 September Get the most out of your iPad by finding out just what it can do! Each session focuses on … Full Article…

LOOPS Project

Are you an older person in Edinburgh? Looking for things to do? Or maybe you work with Edinburgh’s older people, or perhaps you are the carer of an older person in Edinburgh. If you are looking for activities and events … Full Article…

ACE IT Roadshow

ACE IT Roadshow  Please view our 1.15 minute video of the event celebrating International Day of Older People at Meadowbank on 1st October 2014. Our stall was really busy with eager learners finding out about our courses – particularly iPads. Click below to … Full Article…

Thank You Volunteers!

ACE IT has always had a close and supportive relationship with the outstanding team of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers who help our training courses at 115 George Street. Our volunteers also help older people make best use of digital technology … Full Article…

Community Connecting

Community Connecting is a free service for anyone aged over 65 living in the South East or North West areas of Edinburgh. Normally lasting for up to 16 weeks Community Connecting could help you get out of the house more, … Full Article…

Volunteer With ACE IT!

We are seeking volunteers who are keen and able to help older learners keep up with current technology using lap tops, tablets, iPads, Kindles, smart phones and cameras during one of our popular drop in sessions held every Wednesday morning … Full Article…

Fundraising Coffee Morning

Many Thanks for all your support at our fundraiser/coffee morning – It was great fun and we made nearly £600!! Thanks for all your donations of prizes for the tombola, silent auction, books and bric-a-brac – Not to mention all … Full Article…

Work4ME

The Edinburgh Silver Surfers were delighted to meet Sonia Last who came along to the ACE IT offices to talk about her work with ‘Work4ME’, a new co-operative that has been set up by people with ME or Chronic Fatigue … Full Article…

Training for Inter Link Project

Scottish Council of Jewish Communities – Training for Inter Link Project On Wednesday 5 December 2012, staff and volunteers from ACE IT’s outreach project, the Moose in the Hoose, ran a half day training course on helping older people access … Full Article…

Homeshare Feasibility Study

Homeshare Feasibility Study Edinburgh Cyrenians has received support from the Big Lottery Fund to look at the feasibility of implementing a Homeshare project in Edinburgh. We need to speak to a number of older and younger people – both in … Full Article…

Moose In The Hoose Video

A short film about the Moose in the Hoose project was shown at the Scottish Older People’s assembly on 2 November 2012 as an example of innovative practice, giving a voice to volunteers and older people living in care homes … Full Article…