ORT-KesherNet Centre, Lutsk

The ORT-KesherNet Center in Lutsk for information and communication technologies began its operations in 2002. It is housed in a Jewish community center. The main impact of the center is improving the social and economic status of socially vulnerable segments of the population by providing training for professional work with new information technologies. The center’s target audience includes unemployed women, disabled people, young people and elderly people. Members of the Jewish community access the center. KesherNet is a joint project of World ORT and Project Kesher.

Name of CenterORT-KesherNet Center
LocationLutsk/Ukraine
Age rangePreschool, Elementary, Junior High, High School, College, University, Adult education and training
Students215
Teachers2

Courses

The centre offers the following courses:

Computer Literacy

This course is designed for total beginners who do not have any experience of using computers. Students learn about the fundamentals of PC hardware and software, operational systems, working with files and folders, and using standard office applications.

Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

This course is aimed at students who already have basic ICT skills and want to develop further.

Bookkeeping

This course covers accounting theory and operating the 1C program.

3D Graphics

The course is designed for students who have never worked with the 3D Max program before. It covers gaining familiarity with the interface, working with files and windows of the projections, and working with primitive objects.

3D Modelling

This course entails in-depth study of the 3D Max modelling program.

Vector Graphics Processing

This course trains students to work with Corel Draw.

Raster Graphics Processing

This course trains students to work with Adobe Photoshop.

Pinnacle Studio. Home Video.

Course is aimed for students who would like to master their skills in home video processing and editing and creating home video archives, including video, photos, captions, visual effects, color correction, sounding, etc.

"Computer for Life"

The course is developed by ORT-SPb Vocational Training Centre and experts of ORT-Yekaterinburg Vocational Training Centre with aim to help aged people to study basics of IT and adapt to life in digital society.   

This course consists of three modules:

Module 1 "Medical Passport" (18 hours). 

1) Make an appointment to see a doctor. Online expert advice.

2) Search for media resources on medical subjects. Search for medical services. Search medicins. Online pharmacy.

3) Journal of doctor visits. Archives of Medical Research in Excel.

4) Scanning documents.

Module 2: Electronic finance (18 hours)

1) Register on the portal of public services

2) The tax debt, penalties.

3) Electronic payments. Electronic wallets. Online store.

4) Electronic family budget. Family financial calculations in spreadsheets.

Module 3: Information flows (18 hours)

1) Collection of news from all sites in one place.

2) Search, download and use a variety of file formats for electronic books.

3) Exchange of large information flows.