The Computer Connection Institute (CCI) is a leading Information Technology institute in Sialkot city. The CCI is a Private Virtual Campus, part of a Virtual University run by the Municipal Government of Pakistan for the Sialkot District and computer training center of Government of Pakistan Computer Bureau.
GRACE Association, Pakistan had requested for the Chief Executive of CCI to provide training to some Access students from GRACE Public School Skardu at their centre. 8 students from English Access Microscholarship Program Skardu were thus being provided one month training at the centre in January 2012. The Access Program Skardu selected eight of the most deserving students, based on motivation and an exemplary display of keen interest in Information Technology. They are now amidst the learning process and are enjoying their month of winter in Sialikot. The Computers Course by the Computer Connection Institute, Sialkot, concluded successfully on 30th Jan 2012. Students were trained in:
The Centers management feedback about learning potentiality and interests took by students were highly encouraging. The Chief Executive of the center, Mr. Sohail Amir Khan, Wing Comd (R) T.Bt BE (Aerospace) QA & QC. He said, we found the students enthusiastic, hardworking and intelligent and we are confident that those candles of knowledge which we have lighted shall not only be a source of pride to their families and organizations but also be a source of light by illuminating hundreds of candles around them and spreading their knowledge to other students
Students feedbacks are also very encouraging. They called the training course very useful for them and were very impressed and thanking for the opportunity provided in a disciplined and friendly learning environment. The students are determined to use their skills to improve their academic learning as well as to replicate for others in the society.
GRACE endeavours to empower and improve the quality of life of the marginalized and vulnerable communities in the least developed parts of Pakistan through welfare, participatory research and development, capacity building, promotion of best practices and partnership building, advocacy, and by launching sustainable and replicable innovative projects.