As the part of Amrita Online Labs training programme, Amrita CREATE conducted OLabs workshop at different schools in Madhya Pradesh from 16 – 19 June, 2016. More than 280 teachers from 120 schools participated in the program.
On 18 June, 2016, the teachers’ training was conducted at Delhi Public School Sagar. One hundred and twenty teachers participated in the training session. Prof. Mangla Bhide, Zoology Head of the Department, Doctor Hari Singh Gour University, inaugurated the training program. Several principals from nearby schools participated in the training session. Priyadarshan Nayak, the principal of Delhi Public School gave the welcome speech. The training session was started by Rathnam Chenthamarakshan, Project Manager, Amrita CREATE. She gave introduction about Online Labs and Anoop Muralidharan, Program Lead, Amrita CREATE, explained in detail about the experiments in the website.
“The effort by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, to enrich teacher training learning process by the use of virtual simulatory labs is path breaking venture in the field of education. The basic idea of providing these labs as a supplement to the teaching of Science, Maths and English subjects for the senior classes is quite enterprising and innovative as it is going to add new dimensions towards 21st century learning. We are sure it is going to accentuate and further facilitate the profound role of the teacher as a techno-savvy educational leader of today’s generation. We hope to work in collaboration with your team for the upliftment and betterment of students manifold times.” shared Priyadarshan Nayak, Principal of Delhi Public School Sagar.
On 17 June, 2016, Online Labs training program was conducted at Kabra Memorial Public School, Gadarwara. One hundred and twenty teachers participated in the session. Pramila Upadhay, the Principal of Kabra Memorial Public School expressed gratitude for introducing Online Labs and training the teachers of their school, as well as the nearby schools. After the training session, Online Labs CDs were provided to the participants.
On 16th June, 2016, Online Labs training program was conducted at SYNA International School, Katni. “Online Labs helps to supplement the conventional practical laboratories. The session was well explained. Amrita CREATE is contributing a lot to the society by introducing educational projects like Online Labs,” expressed Dr. Aditya Kumar Sharma, Principal of SYNA international School.
A demo on CCE was also done after the OLabs training session. The whole program greatly interested the participants, evoked their curiosity and made them aware of the significance of Online Labs in the present day curriculum.