[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu beginners course in North Tyneside

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Mon May 7 12:59:36 UTC 2012

On 06/05/12 18:26, John Bottomley wrote:
> Hi reading your comments on introducing Ubuntu I thought you might be
> interested in our experiences of Ubuntu as a training medium.
> We have been running a project in South Cheshire for 4 years.
> The aim of the project is to support local communities by improving
> access to IT.  We run a range of activities including 'drop in help
> sessions, loan of recycled pcs and free internet access at both local
> and neighbourhood levels.
> Central to our activities is use of Ubuntu, we have about 250 Pcs on
> loan all of which are Ubuntu based.  Many of our loan PCs are used by
> school children and FE/HE students for their home studies.
> All our workshop PCs/Laptops (about 25) are Ubuntu based.
> We expect to see about 500 people per month in our workshops held at
> community centres and rural village halls.


Really good to hear about this John, thank you for posting. (I would 
love to be able to help or support in some way, from distant 
alan cocks

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