1st HackerSPACE training program

1st HackerSPACE training program was successfully completed this month. The two-month long Python training program started in Dec 2014. 8 girls successfully completed the training program. ZestyBeanz Technologies provided financial support for the training program. Training was led by Dr Lalitha Prasad, former Head of Corporate Learning Centre, Tata Consultancy Services, Trivandrum. Experts from ZestyBeanz and SPACE also gave lectures to the participants.

Audacity for Childrens Community Radio

A workshop on audio editing software Audacity was conducted on December 21st 2014 at Wayanad in association with MSSRF CAbC Wayanad and their project ECAS (Every Child A Scientist) community radio. ECAS Radio is a children’s initiative – a community radio run by twelve children, who were the participants of this workshop.

Introduction to Programming for Teacher Educators and Researchers at Thiruvananthapuram

From December 15th to 18th 2014, a 4-day training program was organized at Thiruvananthapuram in association with Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) of the Department of Education, University of Kerala, in which thirty teacher educators and researchers participated. The program covered Claymation (creating animation using clay) and Programming for Beginners.

Free software training for Tribal Rights

From December 1st to 3rd 2014, a training program on basic GNU/Linux was conducted at Wayanad in association with MSSRF CAbC and Adivasi Development Action Council. Twelve members of the Adivasi community (five females and seven males) participated, and the topics covered included Basic GNU/Linux Desktop, Text Editor, Libre Office Writer and Internet. The objective of the program was to familiarise members of the Adivasi community with basic computer skills such as typing and using the mouse, word processing, Internet browsing and Email.

Workshop on “ICT for Education”

Govt. College of Teacher Education,Thycaud conducted a 5 day workshop on “ICT for Education” from Nov 20 - Nov 26, 2013 with support of SPACE.The program, was attended by fifteen women Teacher educators and Research Scholars from across Kerala.

  • Training workshop covered
  • Introduction to Free Software philosophy & history
  • Installation of GNU/Linux Operating system
  • Introduction to programming with Processing
  • Production of education Animation with play dough & paper cuttings.
  • Blogging


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