Our Computers in Homes graduations are always positive celebratory events. They are made even more special when we have excellent guest speakers and presenters such as local identity Roger Miller. Roger is the Managing Partner
In his short speech to the graduating
These sentiments are often echoed by the students themselves and are reflected in their ‘Learning Stories’. The following are all excerpts from the Learning Stories of some of the Course 74 graduates, all of whom received a small gift from the Trust for producing their stories
Joshua Kingi said, ‘Sixteen weeks ago I heard about this course at my kids’ school, a couple of weeks later I decided to take the plunge and join the course it was a definite need to learn. Over the past eight weeks, I have learnt many things how email works and how to use Google to its full potential and that apps are not just there for
What Louise Nightingale had to say about e-Learning. ‘The tutors that are part of e-Learning have been a massive help with each and every one that has taken this course, they don’t make you feel like you don’t know anything and are always on hand to help out where they can. Would I recommend this course for others to attend, my answer to that would be, YES, why you may ask, my answer to that would be this; “Even though I have a part-time job and I can work my way around a computer due to completing my degree in Information Tech, there was so much more to learn about websites, Google docs, emailing, CV writing and using Google Drive’.
Antonius Janssen said, ‘I came to this course not knowing a thing about computers. My knowledge
Bernice Hohaia- Heta said, ‘The course has given me the opportunity to improve my technique and competence in my computer skills, keyboard skills,
web navigation and email communication. I enjoy the excitement of learning today and future technology through computers. And I appreciate the subsidised internet connection with access to educational websites and games.
‘It has helped me:
- To assist my mokopuna to do better at school with reading maths and writing skills
- To get more involved in supporting my
- To learn how to use a computer and the internet safely
- To set up the computer for me and my mokopuna at home for homework and family use
I fully recommend to anyone who wishes to learn how to use a computer or advance existing skills to enrol in this course.
Dallas Anderson (no photo) said, ‘e-Learning had caught my eye so I had asked about this course at the Salvation Army reception and straight away became interested, even though the computers in homes course was not running until 2 weeks after I did not mind,
A successful group of happy graduates and their tutors gathered below the e-Learning training room at the end of the graduation together with Roger Miller and Chair of the Board, Graham Kelly.