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23 Jun 10

Social Outreach, Skills Training Projects

“Language is a city to the building of which every human has bought a stone”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, (1803-1822)

  1. E-LEARNER. Basic Computer Training (ICDL Foundational Course)
    • 172 needy community members graduated (Jan – July 2011)
    • The Training has been moved up onto our new Mezzanine floor
    • Courses have been upgraded to the 2007 Software
  2. ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) Core Programme
    • 187 students this year (new registrations & Exam students) – Internal and External students
    • Papillon has changed to a new testing system (Oct) (K-Place Automatic testing system)
    • Papillon has upgraded to the 2007 software
  3. ENGLISH (Partnered by Wits University Language School)
    • 451 Foreign learners Jan – Dec 2011
    • We run levels 1, 2, 3 (and the classes are full without advertising)
    • Papillon also continues to provide students to Wits for Wits’ own T.E.S.L Teachers Training course.
  4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Partnered by TIS Holdings)
    • 54 Project Management Framework Group 1 (May – Dec 2011)
    • TIS Holdings do the lectures, supply the manuals and do the testing and certification, accredited through the Services SETA.
    • Papillon brings in the students, organizes the logistics and infrastructure and does all the relevant administration and refreshments.
  5. MAR (Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher)
    • 251 Donated Computers refurbished and placed in 2011(Jan-Dec)
    • New Centre: Hammanskraal (Khulisa) (offering E-learner)
    • 54 refurbished and placed at new Cape Town Project
    • 100 Laptops refurbished and loaded for Nedbank’s Rural Projects
    • 11 computers refurbished and placed at The Clothing Bank (Cape Town)
    • 12 computers refurbished and loaded for Khulisa’s Hammanskraal Computer Project
    • 6 computers checked and loaded for Boys and Girl’s Clubs SA
    • 61 computers donated to technical refurb project at Forest Town special needs school.