Training Programme at MRIDULA SPARSHAM, Thrippunnithura

A training programme was conducted on the 9th of September for the teachers of Mridula Sparsham, a Centre for children with special needs. Four teachers were given training on the educational activities in the free software GCompris, childsplay, Pysycache, Tux math, Tux typing and KLettres. They were also briefed about the activities that could be done online from sites such as, jacob's lesson, and sheppard software. Custom live CDs of SPACE were given to the centre to help them assist their students in their educational activities.

Event Date: 
Mon, 2013-09-09

NATIONAL WORKSHOP on ‘Knowledge Management and Instructional Technology

SPACE joined hands with Sree Narayana Training College,Nedunganda,Thiruvananthapuram-UGC sponsered National Workshop on ‘Knowledge Management and Instructional Technology' on 23rd and 24th August 2013. Resource Persons from SPACE took an introductory session on Freesoftware-birth, evolution and why we exist. Also introduced the participants to Learning Management system and Moodle. Then there was a hands-on session on moodle. Almost 100 participants attended the sessions.

Event Date: 
Fri, 2013-08-23

SPACE conducts Accessibility training for Master Trainers at Bhopal

SPACE conducted a Masters Training Programme on Orca in association with All People's Development and Welfare Society (APDWS), Bhopal from 9 to 13 May 2013. Three women and two men participated in the training which gave them a hands on experience in using GNU/Linux desktop, office applications and the Internet. At the next level, training will be held by these trainers with the support of APDWS and the technical support of SPACE for the visually challenged in Bhopal.

Training for special teachers of Rotary Institute

Training was organised for the teachers of the Vazhuthacaud based Rotary Institute for Children in Need of Special Care at Insight centre, Murinjapalam on 18 January 2013. The trainees were Mrs. Renuka V.S., Mrs. Jino P.Jose and Mrs. Rani. Five sessions were were held as part of the training. In the first session, Mrs. Lethi gave an introduction to free software used at the centre and explained all the activities in GCompris. The second session was handled by Mrs. Kavitha and she covered Childsplay and PysyCache. Mrs. Sulekha dealt with KLettres, Tux typing and Tux Math. Mrs. Shilpa demonstrated the activities in and Jacobs lesson.

ICT training at Wayanad - second phase

In the second phase of the training for students at the Community Agrobiodiversity Centre, Kalpetta, held on 12- 13 January 2013, document creation, malayalam typing, image capturing etc., were explained. After this programme, the students are expected to conduct study on the bio-diversity, rituals and traditions of their native land and later record them using ICTs.


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