Kloof High opens new classrooms

2017-02-14 06:01
 Photo: SUPPLIEDLeon Lambert with Dawn Lefort at the ribbon cutting.

Photo: SUPPLIEDLeon Lambert with Dawn Lefort at the ribbon cutting.

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KLOOF High School hosted an official opening ceremony of the newly renovated engineering graphics and design classrooms last week.

Management, staff, members of the governing body, Department of Education officials, and Grade 10, 11, and 12 Kloof High pupils were in attendance. Department of Education, Mr Leon Lambert (Deputy Director: Technical Subjects) did the honours of cutting the ribbon. The upgrade was made possible by the generosity of the Albert Wessels Trust, who were unable to send a representative to the opening.

Since 2002, Kloof High has been a leading school in teaching computer aided design (Cad) to teachers and pupils in the Pinetown district. The Argus Community College operates at Kloof High in the evenings giving adult education. One the classrooms has now become a fully functional AutoCad room. This room is equipped with 35 computers linked to the internet, a 3D printer, air conditioning, etc. It is also fully secured by armed response and CCTV cameras.

The project of upgrading the rooms was handled by the school’s governing body and staff. AutoDesk has allowed for 3 000 pupil versions of AutoCad The pupils of Kloof High will now leave school better equipped with a practical knowledge of AutoCad.

- Supplied.

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