By Maureen McTaggart
Ten weeks ago Racheda Ali (left) was too scared to even look at a laptop and didn’t know how to open one. Now the 41-year-old graduate of one of Sheffield’s "Communicating for Success" courses is confidently using computer games and her son’s laptop to help her 6-year-old daughter make the grade in her primary class.
“I have wanted to learn how to use computers for a long time but was a bit scared to go out and about, which is the case for a lot of Muslim women,” she said. “When I heard about the ICT classes being held at my daughter’s primary school, I jumped at the chance to sign up.”