Blogs

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
*/ /*-->*/   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…
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
*/ /*-->*/ 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…
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.
27 Oct 2010
This workshop was conducted to give Institutional Capacity Development team (Mandya) an overview on ICT possibilities in education and thus to explore how ICT can be effectively used in ICD…
13 Oct 2010
The objectives of the Teachers Community of Learning (TCoL) programme is two-fold. The first objective is to create an on-line community of teachers to enable them to network, share resources, seek…
13 Oct 2010
Background The objectives of the Teachers Community of Learning (TCoL) programme is two-fold. The first objective is to create an on-line community of teachers to enable them to network, share…
04 Oct 2010
8th September: The first day of this TCoL workshop was held in GMPS Puttenahalli. It was a conscious move on our part to conduct this workshop in a school as we felt that teachers would be more…
30 Sep 2010
Last Tuesday, Bindu Thirumalai gave a talk in front of D.Ed. principals about the potential of ICTs to enhance teachers' training, as well as their professional experience through the use of ICTs in…
22 Sep 2010
Original query Pre-service teacher development is an important stepping stone for being able to have teachers who are prepared for the task ahead.  In-service programs in that sense have to be linked…
22 Sep 2010
The objectives of this workshop were: - To introduce teachers and department officials to the program's goals and processes. - To identify the interested teachers for the project. - To brainstorm…
09 Sep 2010
This post was a response by Anita on the discussion, Women, Citizenship and Participation: Beyond the Politics of Exclusion in the Gender Community e-mail list of Solution Exchange, India  It brings…
03 Sep 2010
Response on 'What is Public Software' IT for Change The key issues raised in the mails are: the term Public Software is a distortion of FOSS and takes away the key principle of freedom implied in…
26 Aug 2010
The Policy Planning Unit (PPU) of the Education Department, Government of Karnataka, organized workshops to train 120 government teacher educators' from DIETs and BRCs, as ‘Master Trainers on Public…
09 Aug 2010
Below is Anita's Editorial for the special issue on Gender of The Journal of Community Informatics: I came into this special issue of the Journal of Community Informatics as guest editor with the…

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