On 25th March 2021, The 4th Cohort trainees of the Rotary Soronko Coding for Girls Project were oriented on the course objectives of the training program, shared background of the firm, its mission as well as what the project wants to achieve among others.
The trainer welcomed the trainees and introduced herself. She shared her background and personal experience in supporting young ladies digital skills in Ghana. The trainer delivered a brief explanation of the project curriculum and encouraged the trainees to stay committed throughout the training period. Later, the trainer explained that they will be working in groups towards a final project where they would be creating a website for potential clients. Miss Oreo explained that class assessment would be based on punctuality, assignments, participation in class, teamwork, Kahoot, and project work.
As part of the sessions, the class was taken through how to create Google mails and the use of Google classroom. This included how to create and join a google classroom. A practical lesson on how to attach and submit documents on Google Classroom was demonstrated to the trainees. She explained to the class the advantages of using Google Suite as it prevents data loss, keeps your files secure, and allows users to work offline mode in the event of low internet access. The trainer mentioned that assignments given for this project would be accessed on google classroom.
In closing the trainer encouraged the students to be attentive during class sessions and to practice lessons given after class sessions. Overall the class session was interactive and engaging. The training delivery was youth-friendly. The beneficiaries played the learning game “Kahoot!” to sustain class interests after the breakout session.