Hutt News: Parents learn new skills to help their tamariki

Wellington region Computers in Homes co-ordinator Briar Kopa with programme graduate Dallas Olsen. © Hutt News
Wellington region Computers in Homes co-ordinator Briar Kopa with programme graduate Dallas Olsen. © Hutt News


© Hutt News, 1st December, by Blake Crayton-Brown

At first, many of them thought they would never master the skills they were being taught.

A lot were ashamed about the lack of knowledge they had and how far behind their children they felt they were.

But after 10 weeks, 21 parents and adult members of the Te Ara Whanui whānau graduated with a wide range of new computer skills – and a free computer to take home.

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Read the full story about Computers in Homes on the Hutt News website.

Dallas Olsen, a graduate, who had struggled with technology:

‘‘After a couple of lessons I thought ‘gee,I can do this’.”

‘‘I’m really glad I did this.’’