We have got some wonderful news to share. One of our team, who started volunteering with us in May 2018, has recently secured a new job at Tesco as a Cloud Software Engineer! Over the last few months Ron has made a tremendous impact at the Turing Trust. Ron has developed a wide range of … Continue reading From Turing Trust Volunteer to Cloud Software Engineer
We’re delighted to be working with Software Box Ltd (SBL) to help get ever more computers donated to Malawian schools. We’ve recently received our first shipment from SBL which included some fantastic donations from CSP’s tech amnesty where many attendees brought in their old IT equipment ranging from laptops to mice and keyboards. This is … Continue reading CSP’s tech amnesty is off to a flying start thanks to SBL!
Since our training in the Volta region last year, our training participants have been doing an excellent job applying what they’ve learned about computer maintenance and safety. After our recent training in Accra, the ICT teachers will be able to troubleshoot some of the computer problems that arise. The teachers are now eager to attempt … Continue reading Maintenance and Safety Workshops
Our first site visits this academic year took us to Prabon JHS and Primary School, Akwaduo JHS and Primary School and Tetrefu ICCES Centre. There was clear evidence of positive impact the ICT training workshops we held last academic year have had. The ICT teachers are now able to troubleshoot some of the basic issues … Continue reading Maintenance and Safety Workshops in Ghana
E-learning workshops in Ghana. We are delighted to announce that through the Innovation Initiative Grant programme from the Edinburgh Fund at the University of Edinburgh, we will be bringing a series of workshops to our partner schools, the ICCES, in Ghana! The project will set up a series of workshops on the uses and reparability of … Continue reading More good news from the University of Edinburgh!
During a recent visit to Ghana, Edmund Pinto and Nicola Turing ran training days for 65 Centre Managers and ICT teachers from the Volta region, Greater Accra and the Ashanti region. The days covered topics including what we could learn from the organisation and management of schools internationally and in particular, from those institutions that … Continue reading The Turing Trust Run Training Days at ICCES in Ghana
The Turing Trust were lucky enough to host BIPB for a week long training session in Greater Accra. BIPB** are our corporate sponsor, and have been behind us since early in the year. They sent two members of their team from London, and one from New York. This first of a kind training brought together 50 … Continue reading BIPB come to Ghana for an unforgettable week of IT training
Hello! My name is Amelia, and I am doing a four week volunteering placement at The Turing Trust along with a friend, Ruth. We are based in Kumasi and staying with Eddie Pinto, who is the Country Director of the Trust. During the first week of our project we helped Eddie to facilitate the running … Continue reading Volunteer Update: ICCES Manager Workshop