Digital Literacy workshop for the Bengaluru south 3 CRPs, BRPs and BIERT's

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The workshop is scheduled on Novermber 18th 2022 at the Vijaya Teachers College (VTC) computer lab.

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Objectives of the workshop

  1. Introducing Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) to the CRPs, BRPs and BIERT's
  2. Introducing about TIIE project and discussing possibilities to work in schools
  3. Understanding the importance of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and Open Educational Resources (OER) in Education
  4. Introducing to use digital tools to collect and analyses the data using FOSS
  5. Exploring variety of digital tools in the the CRPs, BRPs and BIERT's routing work

Agenda of the workshop

Timings Session title Session details Resources
10.00 to 10.30 Overview of the workshop 1. Introduction to the workshop
2. Brief introduction to the IT for Change work
3. Discuss about the agenda and Participant expectations from the workshop
10.30 to 11.15 Presentation about TIIE project 1. Presentation about TIIE project
2. Discuss about the program and take inputs from the CRPs
11.15 to 11.30 TEA BREAK
11.30 to 12.30 Connecting with world 1. Interacting with ICT - GDL, Creating a resource folder (PDL)
2. Browsing the variety of digital resources like Images, Videos, text and audio resources
3. What is OER and FOSS? FOSS and OER in education?
4. Accessing resource repositories – through KOER, Wiki pedia and CRP related resources
5. Exploring the browser features (Bookmarking, Managing history, browser shortcuts) to make browsing more effective and maintain library
6. Using Phone browser to access to we resources and bookmark pages and links
12.30 to 1.00 Working with ICT 1. Creating a text resources using bilingual in text editor and saving the document LibreOffice Writer handout
2. Getting familiar with Ubuntu Interface and the some educational tools Ubuntu handout
1.00 to 1.30 LUNCH
2.15 to 3.00 Connecting with cloud to store and share information 1. Access Google drive and google apps Google Drive handout
2. Use Google form to - to create forms and collect information
3. Accessing form responses and setting up a restrictions (both individual and group responses)
4. Exporting responses in a spreadsheet
3.00 to 3.15 TEA BREAK
3.15 to 4.00 Creating with ICT – text resources 2 1. Understanding the spreadsheet interface and opening spreadsheets downloaded from G-form LibreOffice Calc handout
2. Creating and entering data in a new spreadsheet, saving and exporting to share it with others
3. Spreadsheet basic formatting - Inserting, Renaming, and Deleting Worksheets
4. Formatting spreadsheet to make data more readable
5. Basic formula and using Pivot table to analyses data
4.00 to 4.30 Exploring mobile apps and settings 1. Setting up WhatsApp and about group settings, broadcast
2. Accessing google drive and the form through phone
3. Using Google translator, Voice to text and dictionaries Google translator
4. exploring ad blocker and file manager apps Blokada
Participants need to fill the feedback form


  1. About Technology Integration for Inclusive Education (TIIE) project
  2. TIIE Baseline report - conduct by IT for change 2022
  3. TIIE caselets
  4. Presentation slides used in the workshop
  5. Suggestions mindmap
  7. Role of BRC and CRC centres
  8. CRP from Annagere, Dharwad -
  9. Mahamad Bhasha -
  10. Mathesh T Martalli -

Technology resources

  1. Getting comfortable to use Mozilla firefox
  2. LibreOffice Calc (to work with spreadsheets)
  3. LibreOffice writer (to create word document)
  4. Video tutorials on other FOSS tools
  5. What is copyright and what is OER

Additional resources

  1. Importance of FOSS in education and OER
  2. Teachers' toolkit for creating and re-purposing OER using FOSS
  3. Buy your own laptop for your professional development
  4. Useful websites for the teachers

Feedback form

Workshop Feedback form click here