SPACE will organise a two day workshop on ICT and New Media for civil society organisations (CSOs) in Kerala from March 5 2010. The workshop aims to enable CSOs to leverage their activities with the use of ICT and New Media tools. Venue: Christ Nagar School, Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram.
A three-day workshop on LaTeX and Scilab will be held at UC College, Aluva from 25 February 2010. The workshop is jointly organised by IIT Bombay, SPACE, Thiruvananthapuram and Bhaskaracharya Prathisthana Institute, Pune.
The workshop will consist of lectures and hands-on sessions in LaTeX and Scilab. LaTeX is a document preparation system that can produce good-looking documents without much difficulty, especially technical documents that contain equations. Its popularity is increasing in Kerala, and it is now part of the Mathematics curriculum of Calicut University.
The International SciPy Conference was inaugurated by Dr Travis Oliphant, Vice President of Enthought Inc. (USA) at Trivandrum on 12 December 2009.
SPACE trained newly appointed principals of Polytechnic Colleges in FOSS and on Information and Communication Technologies in education.
The workshop held from 5 to 8 October 2009 was held at Curriculum Development Centre, Kalamassery, Kochi.