60,000 Kerala students to get free digital training

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With the focus on Digital India, technology based skill development is making its way not just in private schools but also in government schools. Taking this forward, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) will train as many as 60000 government school students in Kerala in electronics, hardware, cyber-safety and animation in a two-day camp in September.

Here is what the children will learn at the camp:

  • Using visual programming application 'Scratch' to create edutainment software
  • Preparation of circuits in the schools' electronic kits
  • Internet discipline 
  • Cyber safety and online privacy mechanisms
  • Publishing school news online after forming a school news desk

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Time and Venue

This camp, which would be held at 1,531 centres across Kerala from September 7 to September 10. The initiative is named"Hi-School Kuttikkootam" and it has become one of the largest student network of its kind in India. These students would in turn train other students in their schools. As many as one million students would be directly benefited by this training in future and this would create a visible impact in the society.

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About Shreoshe Ghosh

Shreoshe has been into content writing for more than a year now. An animal lover since childhood, you can find her watching movies or playing with her pet cat, when she's not writing. She is also enthusiastic about cooking and enjoys trying her hand at new recipes often. She wishes to travel around the world someday and work for animal welfare.

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