FreedomFest 2015 Hyderabad

 

Swecha is conducting a two day workshop called "FreedomFest" at SVK Gachibowli on 3rd and 4th April. There are a wide range of technologies covered and speakers from ThoughtWorks, Drupal Hyderabad, IIIT etc are coming to deliver various sessions.

Swecha invites everybody to participate in the FreedomFest

GirlsWhoHack - A Tech Workshop on the International Women's Day ( 08/03/2015 )

#GirlsWhoHack : A Tech Workshop for women and by women as a part of International Women's Day celebrations.

     

  Swecha in association with ThoughtWorks is conducting a one day workshop on Firefox OS App Development, Ruby Programming Language and Agile Methodologies as a  part of International Women's Day to encourage women to get into IT. Speakers from IIIT-Hyderabad, ThoughtWorks and Swecha will talk about the aforementioned technologies and will interact with participants.

 We invite all girl students, women IT professionals and others who are be interested to attend and participate in the event. Please register at girlswhohack.swecha.org

Session on Developing Mozilla Firefox OS Apps at Mahaveer

Swecha organized a workshop on Firefox OS on 31th January 2015 at Mahaveer. About 100 students attended the session.

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Speakers:

Kishan : As Firefox OS Apps are built with HTML,CSS and JavaScript, Kishan introduced HTML and CSS to students who are new and touched upon the new things in HTML5 and CSS3
Shashank : Shashank introduced the platform of Firefox OS, the tools required and the importance of this emerging new mobile operating system. He then, talked about JavaScript and the process of App Development.
In the lab session that followed, Students made some firefox os applications.

An Introductory Session on Mozilla Firefox OS at CBIT

Swecha organized a workshop on Firefox OS on 30th January 2015 at CBIT. About 100 students attended the session.


Speakers:

Kishan : As Firefox OS Apps are built with HTML,CSS and JavaScript, Kishan introduced HTML and CSS to students who are new and touched upon the new things in HTML5 and CSS3
Akhil : Akhil introduced the platform of Firefox OS, the tools required and the importance of this emerging new mobile operating system. He then, talked about JavaScript and the process of App Development.
In the lab session that followed, Students made some firefox os applications.

A Session on Python Programming Language at SRKR

Swecha organized a workshop on Python Programming Language for three days (24th - 26th January 2015) at SRKR College ( Bhimavaram ). About 210 students attended the workshop.


Speakers:

Pradeep : Pradeep started with the basics of python and introduced the constructs such as types, conditionals, strings and loops. He also explained to them the relevance and the reach of Python as a general purpose programming language
Ashraf : Ashraf covered the basics more thoroughly and introduced students to dictionaries and files
Anil : Anil went through the details of making notes application and some other apps. He also delved more into functions and introduced students to OOPS constructs like encapsulation, classes and inheritance.

Teacher Training Workshop, Ed - 2

Earlier, BalaSwecha team had conducted 2 Teacher Training Workshops (TTW, Ed1) in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regions where around 170 teachers took part. BalaSwecha team has worked on the feedback got from the teachers during TTW, Ed1. The team had developed and introduced 4 new applications to the Operating System along with multimedia content.
Among the teachers from the TTW, Ed 1, a few teachers took BalaSwecha enthusiastically to their schools. We conducted a workshop for them from 10th to 12th January 2015. They were trained on the new release of Balaswecha Operating System at ThoughtWorks, Hyderabad.
Towards the end of the workshop, teachers were confident in taking classes to their fellow teachers and also to the students from other Government schools. They came up with a schedule for a 5-day workshop in their districts which will be conducted in the month of February.
Also, they were ready contribute a few example content to the existing applications. The team will be working on the feedback and the requirements secured from the teachers and is looking forward to conduct a bigger workshop in summer.

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