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Kerala teachers to get opportunity to teach in Brazil


March 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) Around 500 teachers from Kerala might get an opportunity to teach in Brazilian schools in the near future, say officials.The teachers, who need not necessarily know ... Read more...

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Kerala education department on eMission to Brazil


March 17th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) A two-member team of top officials of the state education department left for Brazil Saturday to explore possibilities of collaboration between Kerala and the south American ... Read more...

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‘New class 10 ICT textbook with animation and GIS’


February 27th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 27 (IANS) For the first time in the country, class 10 students in Kerala would be taught cartography using the detailed geographical information system (GIS) and will also ... Read more...

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16th century Mumbai museum manuscript to be restored


January 19th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) A 16th century illustrated manuscript in a Mumbai museum will be restored with funds from Bank of America through its conservation project, officials said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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1.50 lakh Kerala students to get animation skills


November 24th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Nearly 1.50 lakh students in Kerala are set to be equipped with animation skills in December through a state-run programme that has helped to break the ... Read more...

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24 million hits on Kerala exam results website


May 1st, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) A Kerala government website with the results of Class 10 state board exams got 2.4 crore (24 million) hits from 90 countries Thursday when the lists ... Read more...

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Free animation skills for Kerala school kids


April 29th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) The state-owned IT@School Project in Kerala is all set to empower at least 3,000 schoolchildren with animation movie-making skills.Students in Class 8 and 9 will get ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ICT textbook to teach audio, video technology


February 21st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) The text book on information and communication technology (ICT) for Kerala's class-nine school students will help them learn audio recording and video editing, an official said Monday. ... Read more...

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Kerala education channel to go online Jan 1


December 31st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 (IANS) Now you can watch Kerala government's education channel live on your laptop as it will go online in the new year.IT@School ViCTERS (Virtual Classroom Technology on Edusat for ... Read more...

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45,000 Kerala students to be trained in IT


December 21st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) The Kerala government's IT@School Project starting next week for six days will impart customised information technoloy training to 45,000 school students.IT@School, which is the technology arm of the ... Read more...

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Kerala plans 140 specialized computer schools


August 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Under its IT@School project for computer literacy among schoolchildren, Kerala will develop one model school -- with five classrooms equipped with modern tools -- in all its 140 ... Read more...

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Kerala’s state education channel to telecast BBC videos


May 8th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The Kerala government-run educational TV channel will telecast documentaries produced by the BBC Motion Gallery for the benefit of the state's students, an official said Saturday. The 450 episodes ... Read more...

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Kerala schools to have free digital libraries


March 8th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) The government will set up "Free Digital Libraries" in all schools in Kerala, Education Minister M.A. Baby said Monday. Under the scheme, 4,071 schools will be provided hardware equipment ... Read more...

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Now Skoool web technologies in all Kerala schools


February 20th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The Kerala government in collaboration with Intel Saturday launched a regional version of the Skoool Learning and Teaching Technologies educational website -- an online platform to help teachers ... Read more...

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20,000 classrooms in Kerala to be IT-enabled


October 15th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Nearly 20,000 classrooms in over 2,000 schools in Kerala will now have computers and multimedia projectors to enable learning through information technology (IT), an official said Thursday. "The classrooms ... Read more...

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Jai Bhagwan in second round of World Boxing


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 3 (IANS) India's Jai Bhagawan defeated Rodriguez Angel of Venezuela in the 60 kg category to advance to the second round of the World Boxing Championships here. Bhagawan's crushing 10-4 victory ... Read more...

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Educational programmes via TV from Germany to India


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) German broadcaster Deutsche Welle has signed up with IT@School ViCTERS, India's first dedicated educational TV channel, to allow Indian students access to more than ... Read more...

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Open Source Software saves Indian IT@schools program $2 million


July 23rd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Government authorities in the Indian State of Kerala will save more $US2.27 million by using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) on computers to be installed in schools throughout the state as ... Read more...

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Free software saves Kerala schools Rs.11 crore


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) By opting for the free and open software platform (FOSS) for the state-sponsored IT@School project, Kerala's General Education Department has saved Rs.11 crore.The project's Executive Director K. Anvar ... Read more...

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India beckons at world’s largest travel fair


March 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Clive Freeman Berlin, March 14 (DPA) At the world's largest travel fair in the German capital, India's travel industry is promoting traditional remedies for those stressed out by the global financial crisis.Buoyed ... Read more...

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Vijender stuns Olympic gold medallist


May 28th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India's Olympic hope Vijender shocked Athens Olympic gold medallist Bakhtiyar Artayev of Kazakhstan to storm into the semifinal of the Presidents cup boxing tournament in Taiwan. Vijendra ... Read more...

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