Train the Teachers - Coding in Schools

TOT Workshop

9:00 - 04:30 St. Francis College for Women, Hyderabad 26-10-2019

HYSEA/Synchrony in association with Department of School Education, Govt. of Telangana and Nirmaan Organization, conducted a 3-day workshop at Synchrony, Hi-Tech City, Hyderabad for 34 Government School Teachers nominated by the Department of School Education.

The workshop was held from 05 th -7 th Feb, 2020 with the objective to train the teachers to implement the ‘Coding in Schools’ program for the Code Beginner level for Grade 6 Students. Upon completion of the training, the program would be piloted in these 34 schools in this academic year.

The workshop commenced with the inaugural ceremony, wherein Sri Abdul Waheed, Director, Nirmaan and Sri Venkat T, Vice President, Synchrony and HYSEA CSR Forum Lead addressed the participants.

The session began with a pre-assessment of the participants to gauge their understanding of Computers and its applications. Sri Mayur Patnala, CEO, Nirmaan introduced the program to the participants.

The Expert trainers from Synchrony trained the participants on the aspects of Basics of Computers, its Hardware and Software components, MS Office suite. In addition, an expert trainer from NTT Data volunteered his services for the training of candidates. All the teacher trainees actively participated in the workshop and had a learning experience through the theory and lab sessions.

The participants were taken for a tour of the elegantly maintained Synchrony campus and were briefed about the various activities at Synchrony viz. Customer Relations, Production Unit, Innovation Cell and CSR activities.

All participants took post- training assessment and appreciated the initiative. They expressed the essential requirement of such trainings to the teachers to equip them for better grooming of students.

The event came to an end with the valedictory session. The officials from Department of School Education, Govt. of Telangana and CSR leads from various DDI sponsored Corporates were the invitees at the valedictory. All the participants were awarded with ‘Certificate of Participation’.