[Wolves] Secondary School Work Experience students

Mark Croft mark.croft.lug at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 16:55:29 UTC 2015

work experience sounds fun at the cannons castle , do we get a window
to look out as well. i can see you in the alan sugar role with your
apprentices , giving them the b***ocking of their/there life.

On 23 February 2015 at 14:06, Peter Cannon <dick_turpin at archlinux.us> wrote:
> On 23/02/15 12:38, Adam Sweet wrote:
> <snip>
>> I quite like the idea of helping these students as employability skills
>> is a big problem these days. A lot of people just don't know how to go
>> about finding and going to work. It's also a nice opportunity to educate
>> them that Linux and Open Source exists and is a viable alternative to
>> Windows. As it turns out, most of them seem to have used a Raspberry Pi
>> running Linux at school.
> We used to do work experience every year, TBH that worked out far better than the apprentices we've had. The only thing to keep in mind (Based on our experiences over the years) most of the students you'll get are expecting to build PC's all day every day so expect pained looks when you ask them to do anything else. :-D
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