The AmritaCREATE team visited different schools in Andhra Pradesh as the part of Online Labs training programme and Amrita RITE project from February 15- 17, 2017. Tenali, a city in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, was the first place visited on 15 February, 2017. Mr.Suresh Dhandapani represented AmritaCREATE.
Mr. Suresh Dhandapani, AmritaCREATE team member, gave a brief introduction of Online Labs and arranged a demo session for the science teachers of the schools. The teachers actively participated in the training sessions and requested the offline CD for future reference. During his visit, he trained 32 teachers from Sri. Chaitanya School, Montessori English Medium Public School, Narayana English Medium School, Vijayawads’s Ravindar bharathi English Medium School, St. John’s English Medium School, Nehru Niketan High Schools and Junior College, NRI Academies, Vivekananda Central School and Nellore’s Ravindra Bharathi School.
On February 17, 2017, Mr. Suresh Dhandapani visited Gudipadu Cheruvu, a small village in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. The aim of the visit was to gain knowledge on the progress of implementation of the Amrita RITE project at the village.
During the visit, school bags and stationary items were distributed to the students at the education center and toiletries such as soaps were distributed to the people at the village.
Education assessment was done to evaluate the progress of students at the study center. The attendance sheet was also checked to identify the presence of students at the class. After reviewing both documents, the team identified that there are nearly forty active students in the village training center.