[ILUG-BOM] Fwd: volunteers for Teacher Training Programmes

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Sat Dec 1 12:53:01 IST 2007


forwarding to the list as I didn't notice that this was offlist

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>
> Date: 1 December 2007 12:29:54 PM GMT+05:30
> To: "shantanu oak" <shantanu.oak at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [ILUG-BOM] volunteers for Teacher Training Programmes
>
>
> On 01-Dec-07, at 12:09 PM, shantanu oak wrote:
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Dinesh Joshi" <dinesh.a.joshi at gmail.com>
>> To: "GNU/Linux Users Group, Mumbai, India" <linuxers at mm.glug-bom.org>
>> Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 11:37:33 +0530
>> Subject: Re: [ILUG-BOM] volunteers for Teacher Training Programmes
>> n Nov 26, 2007 6:19 PM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org> wrote:
>>> as a fallout from the NRC-FOSS meeting in Mumbai, requests for
>>> Teacher Training Programmes and installation of FOSS in labs have
>>> started coming in. Typically, TTPs will be for one or two days, and
>>> the teachers will be trained to teach FOSS subjects. We have a full
>>> schedule of what is to be taught. We will pay for travel,
>>> accommodation and a small honorarium also. Please contact us if you
>>
>> Hello Kenneth, can you send more info regarding the course work?  
>> I'm interested.
>
>> Hi,
>> I am interested as well.
>>
>>  - Shantanu Oak
>
> The training broadly covers training teachers to teach the syllabi  
> in foss electives I and II mentioned here:
>
> http://nrcfosshelpline.in/code/wiki/FossElectivesSyllabus  <---  
> this is for Anna University, Tamilnadu, but other universities  
> would do something more or less on the same lines. If you are  
> interested, please add your name and details in the link below and  
> we will revert:
>
> http://nrcfosshelpline.in/code/wiki/FossSpeakers
>
> as most universities in Maharashtra are now just about to formulate  
> their Syllabi in foss, this is a good chance also to get into the  
> ground floor of the syllabus making process. I would like to  
> emphasise that the policy of NRC-FOSS is *not* to go for platform  
> neutral syllabi, because going for that in Indian conditions, means  
> that the majority of lecturers will opt for the 'easily available  
> and accessable' option. We are *not* for a level playing field - we  
> are working to tilt the playing field in favour of FOSS.
>
>
>
> -- 
> regards
>
> Kenneth Gonsalves
> Associate, NRC-FOSS
> lawgon at au-kbc.org
> http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/
>
> Foss conference for the common man: http://registration.fossconf.in/ 
> web/
>
>
>


-- 
regards

Kenneth Gonsalves
Associate, NRC-FOSS
lawgon at au-kbc.org
http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/

Foss conference for the common man: http://registration.fossconf.in/web/





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