Trainers

Fandy Dawenan

Fandy is a former Teruko Ikeda ICT trainee who attended the training in 2010, 2009, and 2006. In 2012, Fandy was selected by the committee to conduct the training, and provide discussions and hands-on sessions on Windows 7, screen readers, Internet fundamentals, and Microsoft Office.

To learn more about him, you can visit Fandy's page.

Rhea Althea Guntalilib

Rhea is a former Teruko Ikeda ICT trainee. She attended the 2011 advanced course. In 2012, Rhea was selected to conduct the Teruko Ikeda ICT Training. As one of the trainers for the 2012 training, Rhea provided talks and hands-on activities regarding web development (HTML, CSS) and web accessibility (international accessibility guidelines, accessibility testing).

You can visit Rhea's page to learn more about her.

David Hathaway

David Hathaway has been a trainer for the Teruko Ikeda ICT Program from 2004 to 2011. David was an assistant trainer in 2004 and 2005, and the main trainer from 2006 to 2011.

During the trainings, David has discussed the following topics:

  • Basic Windows usage (XP, Vista, and Windows 7)
  • Windows Messenger and Skype
  • e-mail (Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and various webmail apps)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint (versions 2003, 2007, and 2010)
  • blog creation using Wordpress
  • searching and browsing the web using IE and Firefox
  • social media such as Twitter and Facebook
  • computer programming using C++ and Python
  • dynamic website creation using PHP, HTML, Javascript, and MySQL

David's Thoughts About the Training Program

I feel honoured that I was able to be one of the trainers for the Teruko Ikeda ICT Training Program. It was one of the most exciting, interesting, and fun things I have done in my life so far, and it makes me feel proud when I see our former trainees using their IT knowledge to advance their careers and to help others.

David's Message to the Teruko Ikeda ICT Group

Please continue to improve your IT knowledge and skills. The IT field never stands still, so keep learning so that you can stay up to date with the latest technology and trends. We are all stronger if we work together and support each other, so please stay in touch when you return to your home countries.

A Bit About David's Work, Hobbies, and Interests

David works for KGS Corporation Japan as a software developer. He mainly develops for Apple's iOS platform and for Microsoft's Windows family of products. However, David has also developed dynamic, database-driven websites for use by companies and organisations around the world. When David is not working, he enjoys training at the local gym, reading fiction and non-fiction books, travelling around Asia, and learning new languages.