Selected PNSB Students attended the 17th Computer-Eyes Camp

Selected PNSB Students attended the 17th Computer-Eyes Camp 

Selected PNSB Students attended the Computer-Eyes, a 10-day Computer Camp for Blind Students at IBM Philippines in Libis Quezon City from October 22-31, 2018.

Three PNSB Students: Rosselyn Agulto, Lerry Monte de Ramos from Grade 11 and Homer Garcia from Grade 10 were very fortunate to take part in the National Computer-Eyes Camp for students with visual impairment held annually at IBM Plaza, Eastwood City, E. Rodriguez Ave., Quezon City. 

 

The computer campers were how to use the computer using screen reader software. This software allows them to manipulate Office Tools like MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. They likewise learned how to get savvy on the web and use email.  

Grade 10 student, Homer Garcia was awarded “Best in PowerPoint Presentation” during the computer workshop.

The training is a project of Resources for the Blind, Inc, IBM Philippines, and the Department of Education. The camp aims to provide an intensive training to equip the participants with the computer skills and knowledge manipulating a computer using screen reader for the blind.

 

Participants come from all over the county where they get to enjoy a free accommodation at Fernandina Hotel care of RBI and best of all, they get to experience staying at one of the prominent IT industries in the world, the IBM or International Business Machine all throughout their training.