With 30 computers to install and re image it was great to see so many WEGC Computer Club involved in the hands on process. Apart from the physical work there was a bit of messing with the BIOS and some troubleshooting. All good experience.
Productivity in the classroom has increased significantly; students were losing 15 minutes at the start of most lessons due to the 7 year old machines having only 2GB of memory. Try running Semantic and Google chrome at the same time…. The new image (30GB) which includes three browsers and the latest MS Office and Adobe suites has also been loaded with Libre Office, GIMP and other open source applications.