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Capacity Building

IT for Change has organised capacity building programmes to train teachers and teacher educators about FOSS platforms, in order to support constructivist models for curricular resources design and development. The programmes showed the potential for public software in the public educational system.

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ITfC has been working with teacher-educators from DIETs and CTEs (Colleges of Teacher Education) in Karnataka, over the last few years, to build a 'community of practice' for teacher educators. This 'Community of Practice for teacher-educators' (COP TE) is being build in collaboration with DSERT with support from CEMCA. Through capacity...

This paper is a response to a call for papers on "Responding to the learning and developmental needs of out-of-school adolescents - Experiences of South Asian countries" by the gender list of Solution Exchange (UNESCO) and Plan India. The commentary discusses the background, strategies,...

The Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, have initiated a public software based ICT education programme imed at all the high schools of the state. This entire programme, including the...

Public Software Centre is engaging with Department of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Karnataka to help them in the process of shifting to public software along with revising their syllabus to include public software educational tools.