As many as 5,000 government school teachers are all set to get trained in Basic IT skills across the State. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Directorate of School Education(DSE) and Confederation of India Industry (CII) -Telangana to train these teachers.
The project will be implemented in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and CII member companies where about 500 corporate volunteers will be involved in training the teachers. Initially, it will commence in Hyderabad and subsequently expanded to Warangal, Nizamabad and Karimnagar and other districts.
Five thousand government teachers will be trained in IT skills: Telangana Department of School Education to train 5,000 government teachers in basic IT skills. Microsoft will also provide training to teachers of CBSE schools on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The MoU was signed by Commissioner and Director of School Education T Vijaya Kumar and CII Telangana past chairman and senior vice-president and regional head AP and Telangana, TCS, V Rajanna in the presence of Education Secretary Dr B Janardhan Reddy and department of education consultant, GD Priyadarshini.
According to officials, Appreciated the efforts of the TCS and CII member companies for collaborating with the education department and to bring a positive change in the society. Collaborate with more companies in future to address the needs of the government schools. The CII Member companies and TCS are committed to bringing positive change in the education system and mentioned that this is a first and important step of training teachers on basic computing skills.
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The coding skills training which is being initiated by the department for the school children. Children were quick learners and requested corporate companies to impart technical skills to the students.
Some Basic IT Skills for Teachers:
|S.No.||Basic IT Skills|
|1||Internet – Browsing, Search on Google – Internet Navigation Skills*|
|2||Email Management Skills*|
|3||Hardware Basic Skills|
|5||Word Processing skills- MS Word / Google Docs*|
|7||Presentations (Powerpoint Presentations)|
|10||Spreadsheets Skills (MS Office, Google Sheets)*|
|11||Printer Using Skills|
|13||Downloading Software From the Web (Knowledge including eBooks)|
|14||Installing Computer Software onto a Computer System|
|15||WebCT or Blackboard Teaching Skills|
|17||Computer-Related Storage Devices (Knowledge: Memory sticks, disks, CDs, USB drives, zip disks, DVDs, etc.)|
|19||Educational Copyright Knowledge|
|20||Computer Security Knowledge|
|21||Cloud Storage ( Google Drive, Micro-Soft One Drive, One Box etc.,)|
|22||Database Management Skills*|
|23||Electronic Presentation Skills*|