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The following organisations may be able to help you develop your IT skills:

Code Your Future is a coding school for refugees with a six month web development programme.

Techfugees organises events around the world “in an effort to generate tech solutions for and with displaced people” and help promote projects.

Learn My Way – Free courses on using a computer, browsing the web, sending an email and finding work online

Contact your local group to find out if there are specialist services in your local area to help you improve your IT skills.


There are some resources available from BlueBottleBiz which are free to the CoS network but you do need to sign up for a free account (contact [email protected] if you are unable to access these):

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Powerpoint

Html and CSS

Code Your Future recommends the following for learning html and css:

From a computer/laptop:

  • Join Khan Academy and complete Intro to HTML/CSS: Making webpages
  • Complete the Codecademy  HTML and CSS courses

From a smartphone:

  • Join SoloLearn app and complete the modules on HTML and CSS Fundamentals