ICT Training for Rural Education

Information Communication Technology For Rural Education, Haliyal

  • 20 women are being trained in the use of computers and the internet, bringing them closer to the advantages of technology
  • This project is being implemented with support from Intel Corporation
  • The training commenced on the 25th of July, 2019 in the multimedia classrooms in Deshpande Private Industrial Training Institute, Haliyal
  • Information Communication Technology For Rural Education, Haliyal

    Technology has changed the world in drastic ways and still continues to do so.

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    Quest to Learn Workshop


    by, Samantha Kennedy, Programme Intern with CherYsh

    Quest2Learn 2019 Conference

    On July 25th and 26th I had the pleasure of attending the Quest2Learn conference with
    CherYsh Trust. This two day conference is held annually by Quest Alliance; an organization that
    aims to revolutionize learning through innovative approaches and self-driven learning tactics. This
    year’s conference consisted of several panels, keynote speakers and learning experiences that
    highlighted and dissected the theme: ‘The Future of Work and Learning’.

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    My Time in Haliyal

    by: Samantha Kennedy,Programme Intern – University of Ottawa

    This past month I had the incredible opportunity to visit Haliyal to observe and assist with some of
    the learning and livelihood projects CHerYsh Trust implement in the surrounding rural communities.
    Through my involvement in the learning facilitator training, the Shiksha inspections and the
    Shiksha evaluation pilot project, I was able to gain valuable insights on project management in
    development.

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    CherYsh Shiksha – After School Learning Centres

    •  Village neighbourhood learning spaces
    •  Young women from the community are selected and trained as Learning Facilitators for the Shikshas
    •  Nurtures all round development through academics, sports ,arts and nutritious snack
    •  Benefits more than 1000 children in 37 Shikshas across 26 villages

    The CherYsh Shiksha- After School Learning Centres target all-round development of children through quality support to their learning needs. The goal of the CherYsh Shikshas is to encourage village neighbourhood learning spaces: the home of a community member,

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    Learning Facilitator Training

  • Sequence of trainings by Meghshala Foundation on the use of digital modules and teaching methods
  • Learning Facilitators were taught the use of the Meghshala App on tablets
  • Using fun active group activities to encourage learning
  • Creating a positive environment for the students to learn in
  • Understanding the capacities of the students and enabling steady learning

    To start the academic year, a sequence of training session for our Learning Facilitators were
    held in partnership with The Meghshala Foundation.

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    Exploring Bangalore at the TCS World 10K “Majja Run”

    If you asked me what I thought I’d be doing during my first week in India, I can assure you the answer would not have been participating in the 5K Majja run or ‘fun’ run of the TCS World 10K marathon. Throughout the years I have taken up running periodically, but am incredibly out of practice right now. Regardless of my physical capabilities, I was excited for the opportunity to help fundraise and run for a good cause!

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