BRENTWOOD, Essex, 05 April, 2012 – Ford employees from the Dunton Technical Centre with specialist IT knowledge are continuing to run free workshops to help local parents become more computer literate.

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Working in partnership with the Basildon Education Services Trust (BEST) and Phoenix and Ryedene Primary Schools in Essex, these informal workshops are run from the schools and delivered by Ford IT experts. The sessions run over 10 weeks and are designed for people who have never used a computer before as well as those looking to build on existing skills. The training is designed to enable parents to relate to their children’s school work as well as to assist with using the internet to apply for jobs and on-line services.

David Cayton, Manager, Ford of Britain Education and Community Department, said: “Ford is very pleased to continue its relationship with local schools and BEST by sharing our IT expertise with local parents.”

This unique and free opportunity is being offered to parents and anyone who would like to know more or enrol for the ten week course should contact Debbie Boukriss, BEST, booking line 01268 498810.

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Sessions booking now:

  1. Phoenix School, Laindon: Tuesday mornings 09:30-11:00 starting April 24th
  2. Ryedene School, Vange: Wednesday mornings 09:30-11:00 starting April 25th