As part of its social responsibility programmes, the University College has given a free one day ICT training to about seventy(70) pupils from two selection Junior High School in Accra.
The training programme which was scheduled to be part of events to mark the launch of the new GTUC, centered on the use of Microsoft Office Applications and the introduction to basic computer concepts. It was also as a platform to add up to the stock of knowledge of the pupils in the area of ICT and to create top of mind awareness of GTUC as an option when considering tertiary education.
The training took place at the GTUC Forensic Laboratory and was facilitated by Head, IT Support Services, Dr. Stephen Asunka.
The participating schools were the Christian Home Academy and the Police Depot Cluster of Schools, Accra. The training saw at least thirty (30) pupils coming from each school with their Instructors.
Speaking at an interview, a JHS 3 student, Master Richard Owusu Manu said that, the training has helped them to appreciate how the computer works and has also exposed them to a lot of techniques regarding the use of the computer.
The participants toured various facilities on campus to acquaint themselves with the area. Facilities toured included the Central Administration Block, the Centre for Online Teaching and Learning (COLT), the Library, Laboratories and the Graduate School.