Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland update
The Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland (TSSQ) Program is almost in full swing across the state, with 21 of the 38 Councils participating (55% of recipients) providing State Library of Queensland with first quarter reports containing data and outcomes of the Program in their local government area.
The first quarter report period of the Program ran from 1 January 2016 – 11 March 2016 and below is a brief summary from the 21 first quarter reports received.
Of these 21 Councils, 15 commenced delivery of the Program from 1 February 2016 and the remaining 6 from 1 March 2016 and the majority of the remaining Councils participating will commence the Program in April/May 2016.
- To date 1972 seniors have participated in 335 TSSQ training sessions across the state;
- An average of 5.8 participants attended each training session delivered;
- 289 beginner training sessions have been delivered, with 89 of those being Introduction to Computers;
- 35 intermediate and 11 advanced training sessions have also been delivered during this period;
- The oldest participant to date is a 93 year old gentleman from Rockhampton;
- Feedback noted in the training evaluation forms shows that seniors who have participated in the Program are finding the training sessions valuable, with the majority of participants indicating they would be attending more than one training session
- Many library services have reported that current and future training sessions are booked out with waiting lists.
If anyone has any questions or queries about TSSQ, please contact the Regional Partnerships team.