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Grant awards December 2013

http://intouch-business.com.gridhosted.co.uk/sharepoint-solutions/ I-pads for the Learning Centre: the WDT board has approved the purchase of two I-pads and accessories up to a maximum of £850, for use in the Learning Centre and Digital Inclusion projects.
Training Grants: Nine further requests for grants towards the NFU Farm Safety course were approved

Getting online – free classes

The first two Ipad classes are well under way with great enthusiasm, so watch out for some bigger than usual requests for Christmas presents this year, or unexpected new Skype callers! Classes will continue in 2014, with at least one new group starting.   These can cover a wide range of needs: –          People completely new […]

Local training opportunities

buy Pregabalin online eu These are some of the courses in the pipeline for the new year: A Business Start Up course  (likely the very end of February) – course content and dates and times are still flexible, so if you think you would like to take advantage of this free course please contact Corinne as soon as possible.  […]

I-Pad Classes

The first two I-pad classes have happened with the tutors blown away by the enthusiasm from all the learners.  They were really brilliant sessions with everyone getting stuck right into tapping, touching and swiping, and  looking forward to next week.   It was really inspiring to see older folk getting to grips with this new technology, especially […]

Grant awards for October 2013

Two training grants were awarded this month: Yvonne Rorie and Cindy Paterson both received 50% of the balance of the course fees (after ILA has been taken off) for SVQ in Health and Care. The Community Association was awarded £291 for replacement of the lighting desk for the community hall. The Westray NFU have received […]

Learning Centre – getting online

Janette Mackie from the Citizensonline  Get I T Together programme has been out to Westray again, and had some really great sessions with older members of the community.   Watch out for request for I-pads as Christmas presents this year – there will be an I-pad beginners course starting at the back end of October, as […]

Learning Centre – getting online

Janette Mackie from the citizensonline Get IT together project is coming back out to Westray on September 11th and 12th to help anyone who either wants to get online, or do more online.   There are also plans for more sessions later in the year, such as “doing your Christmas shopping online” and using Skype to […]