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19 Sep 2011
Chloé Zollman and Arpita Joshi had the opportunity to attend and participate in the Mobile Plus- International Conference on Inclusive Growth through Mobile Applications held in Chennai from the 15…
23 Aug 2011
Last week, I attended my first class at Government Model Primary School (GMPS) Puttenahalli. Mary Shyla, one of our English teachers was taking an English class on Demonstrative Pronouns for her 5th…
23 Aug 2011
The last day of the State Master trainer's Social Science workshop saw an interesting discussion emerging out of the presentation of the local government. One participant made an interesting…
23 Aug 2011
I visited the Raita Kendra in Chikballapur as part of the reseach on Samudaya Jnana Kendras for Karnataka Jyana Aayoga. This was a special kendra as opposed to the others across the State as it was…
01 Aug 2011
A week ago, I was in Gangavati taluk of Koppal District, as part of ITfC's research study on “Developing an institutional design for Community Knowledge Centres”, for the Karnataka Knowledge…
27 Jun 2011
The Gender and Citizenship in the Information Society (CITIGEN), launched in 2010, is an Asia-wide research programme co-ordinated by IT for Change and supported by the The International Development…
20 Jun 2011
This is a response to an article by Osama Manzar. Read the original article here.
If we did suppose Facebook to be a nation, as Manzar suggests, it would be the only nation that is ruled by a…
04 May 2011
*/ /*-->*/ Being part of the education team in IT for Change, I have been talking about the greatness of the Kerala IT @ Schools project for about two years now. But I had yet to visit this…
23 Mar 2011
My return to the city of Mysore after three years is fraught with some trepedition and much anticipation. In parallel to Bengaluru, Mysore has been experiencing the increasing presence of the IT…
22 Mar 2011
*/ /*-->*/ In a proposal to RMSA (Rashtriya Madhyamika Shikshana Abhiyana), IT for Change (ITfC), suggested the creation of Subject Teachers Forums (Kalika Balaga) across the state. And to back…
21 Mar 2011
On 7th March 2011, almost the entire office was mobilised to help the TCoL team managing the Bal Mela they organised at GKHPS Akkitimanahalli (Bengaluru). The event aimed at introducing the children…
17 Mar 2011
Last week, the TCoL team participated in the Bal Mela which was organised by American India Foundation (AIF) in GMPS Puttenhalli. This was our first major event with children as part of the TCoL…
08 Mar 2011
*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Yesterday, IT for Change, as part of the TCoL (Teachers' Communities of Learning) programme conducted a BalMela at GKHPS Akkitimanahalli, Bengaluru. The programme ran all day.…
24 Feb 2011
*/ /*-->*/ I facilitated the last batch of a two-day workshop the programme of the Policy Planning Unit (PPU) of the Education Department, Government of Karnataka, ‘Master Trainers on Public…
16 Feb 2011
*/ /*-->*/ Last Thursday, I went to visit one of the field projects with some of IT for Change's field workers. The Kishori Chitrapata (images by adolescent girls) project has now been running…
16 Feb 2011
*/ /*-->*/ In January 2011, I made a field trip to Delhi to study the Mission Convergence programme (Samajik Suvidha Sangam) of the Government of Delhi. The objective of this programme is to '…
16 Feb 2011
*/ /*-->*/   The Knowledge Management and Knowledge Networking Workshop (or KMKN in the ITfC jargon) was a perfect way to start my work at ITfC. I was involved in the organising bit of the…
14 Feb 2011
"The Teacher's Communities of Learning (TCoL) Project conducted a "Camera as Teaching Learning Material" workshop recently in GMPS Puttenahalli. This workshop was a unique one for the TCoL team as it…
14 Feb 2011
The Policy Planning Unit (PPU) of the Education Department, Government of Karnataka, in their continuing effort to create ‘Master Trainers on Public Software educational tools’, organised a 2 day…
14 Feb 2011
Gurumurthy K talked at Manipal University about e-governance, the CSC programme and IT for Change’s work in those specific issues. Please read the presentation here.

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