[fosscomm] Educational initiative: Training the trainers
renukaprasadb at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 06:08:05 PDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 6:04 PM, sajan venniyoor <venniyoor at gmail.com>wrote:
> I'll be meeting Anvar Sadath, Director, IT at School, Govt. of Kerala several
> times this coming week in Trivandrum. Will dig out whatever material is
> available with him. Even if it isn't open / public, I am sure they wouldn't
> mind sharing it with a group like FOSSCOMM. (I wish I knew what to ask for,
i have seen the hard copies of the books on computers and few topics on
GNU/Linux for class VIII , IX and X , The topics are well organized. Also
there is lot of scope to improve the books.
They could be used for any basic compute training programs
I do not know whether there are any soft copies available
for kannada versions , Sampada Team has already have hundreds of articles
and are compiling them,they have already compiled few articles and have
given for the training program ( for teachers -
ICT at KarnatakaSchoolsprogram,pilot project ), may be in few day they
will be able to complete the
> V Sasi Kumar may also be able to help.
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 11:45 AM, Venkatesh Hariharan <venkyh at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Prof. Sridhar Iyer (who was at the FOSSCOMM meeting in Delhi) has some
>> excellent books for young children. These books are meant to be
>> introduction to computers and are at:
>> My friends and colleagues tried it out and their kids loved it!
>> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Gora Mohanty<gora at srijan.in> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > One of the things brought up at the Delhi meeting was the
>> > possibility of launching a train the trainers initiative in
>> > Delhi, aimed at the government teacher training system, and
>> > building on the work done in Kerala.
>> > There was a lot of interest to do this inside ILUG-Delhi,
>> > and I would like to move forward on it. We thought that the
>> > first step should be to evaluate the Kerala course material.
>> > Unfortunately, we have not been able to get access to all of
>> > it. Could someone suggest exactly where to look?
>> > Regards,
>> > Gora
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