From the Principals' Desk
August 2009

From the Principals’ Desk

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Hyderabad today is known for its Information Technology (IT) and enabled services. With the spurt of the IT enabled economy, There has been a need to integrate education with the latest innovations. As a part of mapping the technological initiatives in different regions of india, digital learning magazine brings to you an overview of some of the schools in Hyderabad that have successfully deployed and used ict in their daily curriculum and administration. In conversation with the principals of these schools, we seek to highlight the extent of ict integration and willingness of the schools in adapting to the changing technological practices.

Brahman Talent School

Children always show greater interest in the class  when they are able to see and do the things that are being taught. For language classes, audio equipments are used to demonstrate correct pronunciations for different words.

Sunitha Bhattacharya
Principal, Brahman Talent School, Hyderabad

ICT Activities

Computer and technology has been well integrated  into our school processes. The administrative  structure, school curriculum and documentation work are effectively managed through technology integration. We are connected with NIIT and the curriculum content is provided by them through their animations and graphic modules.

The technology based content is used for children in all grades starting from the lower grades to the highest grade.  In most classes we teach subjects through the use of computers.

The school is well equipped with computers labs and other facilities. We have one Smart Class and a computer lab with 24 computers.

Audio-visual equipments are also used for teaching lessons. Children always show greater interest in the class  when they are able to see and do the things that are being taught . For language classes, audio equipments are used to demonstrate correct pronunciations for different words.

We have been planning to start online examination system. This system has been completely integrated into the middle school, although it still needs to be introduced at the upper primary level.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Our school makes provisions for the computer training of teachers. In-house-training takes place for teachers from time to time. NIIT sends trained professionals for orientation of the school teachers. Normally, the training is a one day progamme where they are oriented on the use of new technology to be used in the classrooms that serve as a teaching aid. Group discussions and clarification sessions take place where teachers can clear doubts and provide feedback.

Course content is created by the NIIT resource people based on the relevant syllabus. They train our teachers to use the technology.

Collaboration with Private Players

Educomp and NIIT are the major private players that we have been engaged with  for the past 6 years.

Delhi Public School
With regard to the curriculum, every teacher identifies and prepares three technology based lessons at the beginning of the academic session in every subject.

Dr. Mrs. T. Sudha
Principal, Delhi Public School, Secunderabad, Nacharam, Hyderabad
Web: www.dpsecunderabad.com

ICT Activities

Computer technology has been integrated in our school right from the system of electing the student council to teaching lessons in the class. With regard to the curriculum, every teacher identifies and prepares three technology based lessons at the beginning of the academic session in every subject (with animations and flashes with the help of computer department) and presents the CD to the Head of the Department.

English lessons are supported by the teacher modules and an additional software package from “Words Worth” and ” Edurite”. Mathematics, Science and Social Science lessons are supported by teacher modules and NIIT Maths technical support. Students are encouraged to prepare on the most difficult and boring topics and also the most interesting topics as projects and assignments. The best projects are shown in the class as technology support.

With regard to administration, the accounts section is enabled with Internet based transactions from the bank. Tally and focus are the two supportive packages used. Communications of sudden closure of the school are conveyed through internet based SMS only.

Capacity Building of Teachers

In the school, induction of new teachers always begins with computer literacy test. Need based training is given from time to time and whenever a new software is purchased or prepared or used, training is imparted.

Recent developments in technology are oriented to all the teachers and they are given internet access to update their subject knowledge and better connectivity with their peer community.

Collaboration with Private Players

We have collaborated with NIIT for Mathematics content, Edurite which provides for CBSE based software and Words Worth for English language lab.

Diamond Jubilee High School

We have Computer Aided Learning (CAL) classes in every subject wherein the subject teacher gets all the students to the computer lab and the students are allowed to use  the Internet depending on the topic to be learnt.

Madhu Sharma
Principal, Diamond Jubilee High School, hyderabad
Web: www.agakhanschools.org

 

ICT Activities

Computers play a major role in our school and it has been widely used in every department. All the administrative reports and progress reports are prepared on the computer. All students from upper KG to Class IV have three classes in a week, while Classes V to X have two classes per week, wherein they are trained to develop their computer skills. We also have Computer Aided Learning (CAL) classes in every subject wherein the subject teacher gets all the students to the computer lab and the students are allowed to use  the Internet depending on the topic. We are in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment of 30 computers.

We use Microsoft Office and all the computers can be used to surf the Internet.

Capacity Building of Teachers

We do organise computer training programmes every year, wherein teachers of our school learn to use computers to prepare their reports, worksheets and evaluation sheets. Last year, there was a training program conducted by Intel  Teach Online in the month of December 2008.

Words Worth language training in English was done in June 2009 with the help of computers to enable better teaching of the subject.

Collaboration with Private Players
We have collaborated with IL & FS for all subjects, except languages. Jelly James software for English and Mathematics.

Gitanjali School

The computer labs are well equipped and we regularly upgrade the technology to match the changing requirements. We have started using the Timetable Management Software recently.

Pushkala Raman
Vice Principal, Gitanjali School, Secundarabad
Web: www.gitanjalischool.com


ICT Activities

ICT’s form an integral part of our school curriculum. Teachers use computers for setting question papers, for Power Point presentations of lessons, for reference work, educational research, curriculum planning, to send and receive emails, magazine work, online newspaper etc. I use the computer for planning the events calendar of the school, correspondence, timetable making and research work.
The computer labs are well equipped and we regularly upgrade the technology to match the changing requirements. We started using Timetable Management Software recently and are planning to use software for library management, fee management and teachers and students data bank.

Capacity Building of Teachers

We have not embarked on any special training and orientation programmes for our teachers in the ICT domain in recent times. Most of them are computer savvy and fairly well versed in the field of computers. But an orientation programme in the ICT field will definitely help all the teachers to use computers well and gain the rich and vast benefits IT has to offer in the field of education.
The management took the initiative to train 33 teachers under the Intel Innovation in Education programme in our branch school. I am a qualified Master Trainer under the Intel Teach to the Future Program and have trained ten teachers.

Collaboration with Private Players

We have collaborated with Merit Scholar IT Solutions Pvt.Ltd, Punjagutta, Hyderabad for Timetable Management. We look forward towards further upgrading our technological systems.

Gowtham Model School

Students gather information for different subjects from various sources including Online Encyclopedias and other knowledge portals. Learning has been made fun and relevant through technology

Anuradha Rao
Principal, Gowtham Model School,
Secundarabad, Hyderabad

ICT Activities

The school is enabled with computers and technology to a great extent. All subjects, including the lessons in Maths and Science are recorded and are played in the classrooms. We have an audio-visual room where as soon as the lessons are taught, the students are able to have a recapitulation through visuals. The entire class is taken to the room for teaching of lessons. The first batch would be doing their theory class while the second would be in the practical class. The computer classes start right from Class 1 to Class 10.  We also ask the children to collect information through the website and other mediums. In this sense, the students’ participation and attention is focussed on the lessons. Information is gathered from various sources including the Internet and projects are made accordingly. Science, Maths and Social Studies are the major subjects where such methods are used. We have 20 computers in the computer lab.
Administratively, the student attendance, fee collection, student performance etc are stored in the computer software.

Capacity Building of Teachers

We do provide training and orientation to our teachers occasionally. Our emphasis has always been that the Teacher-Student relationship has to be paramount in all teaching-learning methods. Therefore, basic computer skills are mandatory for teachers. Training is provided once in a year. The trainers mostly come from NIIT.

Collaboration with Private Players

Right from the inception of the school in 2003, we’ve have had collaborations with NIIT. For the future, we are planning to incorporate the digital teaching methods. We are considering various proposals.  In the next few years we plan to implement suitable technology for the school.

Principal Speak

Teacher student rapport should always be maintained even with technology. Basically the traditional methods must be carried forward with technology playing a supplementing factor. Personally, I think that India still has a long way to go before all the schools can be technologically updated.

Hyderabad Public School

Technology cannot be a substitute for the teacher. In order to run the technology effectively and to make it relevant to the classroom learnings, the teachers presence is mandatory.

Cap Alokesh Sen
Principal,
Hyderabad Public School,
Begumpet, Hyderabad
Web: www.hps-begumpet.com

ICT Activities

Our school has implemented technology aided learning in a number of areas. We have four Smart Classrooms, equipped with LCD projectors. We use different CDs which are available for different subjects starting from English literature to science and technology.
For administrative purposes, we use the School Management Software. Very shortly we will be going in for the random generation of examination question papers from the question bank.
As far as the website is concerned, we are currently in the process of restructuring it and would like to make it more interactive.

Capacity Building of Teachers

It is customary for the school to have 2-3 days of workshop for the teachers, before the school reopens. Recently, we had a three days workshop for orienting and updating the teachers with computer technology. The trainers had come from different universities like Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University and Hyderabad University. Another training session was conducted by C-DAC, Hyderabad, in the last academic year, 2008-09.

Collaboration with Private Players

Presently several vendors have approached us and we are assessing the tenders. We will be going ahead with those which suit our requirements.

Principal Speak

Technology can not be a substitute for the teacher. In order to run the technology effectively and to make it relevant to the classroom learnings, the teacher is mandatory. Therefore, I believe that at the end of the day it is the person behind the machine who is important, and the attitude of the teacher that is of paramount importance.

Indo – American School

Computer Science is a subject that allows the teacher and students to become aware of the upgradations that are taking place in the field of IT. Although technological advancements are extremely important, the role of teachers in classroom education is hard to rule out.

Commander V.R Raju
Principal, Indo – American School, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad

ICT Activities

We, as an educational institution, give high priority to keeping our students updated. Technological advancements is one area which essentially should be tracked by all educational institutions. The prescribed syllabus for CBSE books in computers is taught. Computer Science is a subject that allows the teacher and students to become aware of the upgradations that are taking place in the field of IT. We teach both through theory and practical methods. Most of the lessons in our school are taught by the teacher without the help of computers
or other aids. Although technological advancements are extremely important, the role of teachers in classroom education is hard to rule out. Administratively, we strive towards upgrading our systems constantly.

Capacity Building of Teachers

There are no particular training and orientation programmes for teachers. Most of the teachers are computer literate and require no additional orientation. We ensure at the hiring end that the teachers have some basic computer literacy.

Collaboration with Private Players

At the moment we are not collaborating with any private players. But we are definitely looking forward to collaborating with e-learning partners who might come forward with good ideas and services for supporting teaching and learning. At the same time,
it is important to take careful measures
while inviting the private players to become part of the education system, or the school system.
We do realise that it is important to have good service providers so that our school IT systems can be improved upon.

Jasmine High School

Lesson CDs are used to make the teaching more interesting and interactive. These are specially used for pre-primary and primary classes.

Dr. (Mrs.) T. Padmavathy
Principal, Jasmine High School, Hyderabad

ICT Activities

We essentially use interactive CDs  for the course material that is taught in class. Internet is a major source of information gathering for the teachers.
We have computer lessons for the student based on the prescribed syllabi. The school has a well equipped computer lab. The students regularly get to use computers for studies and tutorial help.
Lesson CDs are used to make the
teaching more interesting and interactive. These are specially used for pre-primary and primary classes.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Teacher are already well equipped with training in computers and software. They are well aware of techniques for information downloading. Specific topic information can easily be gathered from
the Internet. Computer trainers have been hired in case the teacher requires additional help.
Teachers are computer savvy and have consistantly upgraded their skills.

Collaboration with Private Players

As of now, there are no collaborations with private partners for e-learning. NIIT had come forward with their e-learning solutions. We are working out our plans for the same.

Principal Speak

We would definitely consider using the interactive boards for our classrooms. Smartclass solutions are good but personally the modules have too many animations. If these could be toned down, it would be of great help. But, overall, these solutions do look good.

Kennedy Vidya Bhavan

For day-to-day lesson plans, CDs are available and used in classrooms. Students are encouraged to make projects and presentations.

Seema Gupta
Principal,
Kennedy Vidya Bhavan, Secunderabad, Hyderabad

ICT Activities

ICTs have been integrated into the school curriculum from time to time. Right from the primary grade to class tenth, the school has used computers and technology for teaching and learning, covered through information technology.
LCDs, overhead projectors with transparencies and Power Point presentations are used for teaching lessons. For day-to-day lesson plans, CDs are available and used in classrooms. Students are encouraged to make projects and presentations. We have tie ups with the IL&FS system, who keep monitoring the computer textbooks and lessons.
Apart from this, there are Lesson Plans for the teacher to which the teachers can keep adding on the information data pool.
We have three branches of the school, each having computer labs furnished with around 20 computers. The administration is also well connected with the ICT technology. Most of the records are maintained in the computer. Upgradations are done from time to time.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Teachers are trained by trainers from IL&FS. They regularly come and orient the teachers on the software technology to be used. Students are given their publication. Every month, their representatives come to the school and make their presentations to the students and the teachers.

Collaboration with Private Players

The school has not yet collaborated with any of the major private players. However, we are open to pursuing new technologies which would be helpful for further advancement in teaching and learning. Of course, it should also suit the students and the management needs.

Principal Speak

With the e-Learning boom, I think, the advancements have been tremendous. However, the companies must advertise their products in a much better way so that the parents are also oriented about these new products.
Generally, parents want to hold on to the traditional methods of student-teacher learning practices. Therefore, there is a need for it to be publicised in a much better fashion.

Meridian School for Boys & Girls Education

We are in the process of adopting a technology whereby every parent will get an ID through which they can access information about their child’s performance. The parental ID will help them look into their child’s marks, attendance, class performance and other details that they might want to access.

D Usha Reddy Principal,
Meridian School for Boys & Girls Education,
Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Web: www.meridianschool.in

ICT Activities

With regard to enabling our school with ICT equipments, we have the Idea Boards in place. With this technology, even if the child is absent, he/she can get the entire class notes in place. There is another technological system where every parent will get an ID through which they can access information about their child’s performance. The parental ID will help them to look into their child’s marks, attendance, class performance and other details that they might want to access.
We do have a soft ware in place now which takes care of the entire administrative recording processes.
The campus  has 4 state-of-the-art computer labs in the school. Technology aided lessons are supported by NIIT for further curriculum reinforcement.
For gathering specific news and additional resource help, teachers can connect to the net for information according to the requirements.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Most of the teachers in our school are already trained in ICT usage. But we also have trained professionals who can help them in case of queries or challenges.

Collaboration with Private Players

We have been associated with NIIT for more than five years now and with Educomp for more than three years.
We have tied up with Designmate for course content and for ‘Idea Boards’. ‘Class Teacher’ has been our supporting partner.

Banjara High School/Prerana Waldorf School

Any upgradation in technology that is relevant and suits the requirements of the teachers and students is always welcome. The upgraded methods can definitely be used to enhance the retaining capacity of students.

Indira Varma
Principal,
Mount Banjara High School/Prerana Waldorf School, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Web:  www.waldorfprerana-india.org

ICT Activities

Our school has been essentially focusing on the traditional methods of teaching and learning. We believe that the teachers are the most important element in classroom practices.  We do have computer lessons for students and well equipped computer labs. Computer skills are essentially covered in the school curriculum under the prescribed subject of computer science. Computers and technology does form a part of the curriculum and we do encourage technology, but more importance is given to the teacher. Skill development has to integrate both the components, that of information technology and training given by the teachers.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Our teachers come trained in basic computer skills. The teachers that we have in our school are, mostly,  computer literate. We do not have any computer training or teachers as of now, however, it is an issue that is being reviewed. We are in favour of supporting teachers training in the area of information technology.

Collaboration with Private Players

The school has not yet collaborated with private players or the IT service providers.

Principal Speak

Any upgradation in technology that is relevant and suits the requirements of the teachers and students  is always welcome. The upgraded methods can definitely be used to enhance the retaining capacity of students. However, in the lower grades the teacher is more important since she is in a better position to handle their learning requirements.

Nasr School

We have the activity session, where children take up computer activities and further expand their knowledge base. Students are also allowed to gather information about other subjects through Internet browsing.

Madhubala Kapoor
Principal, Nasr School, Hyderabad
Web: www.nasrschool.net

ICT Activities

The entire administrative office in the school is connected to computers, including information about the fees, accounts, student performance etc. Regarding curriculum, we have Computer Science as a subject for classes upto tenth and twelfth. Students are also allowed to gather information about other subjects through Internet browsing. Audio visual equipments, Powerpoint and LCDs are used by teachers and students for all aspects of teaching and learning. Audio-visual learning has always been more helpful, especially for the lower classes.
We have three sections in the school which includes the primary section, the junior section and the high school section. There are computer labs in all sections and each lab has about 20 computers.  The student computer ratio is usually 2:1.

Capacity Building of Teachers

INTEL has organised teacher training sessions for our faculty. However, presently, I think the teachers are well adept with using new technologies. Systematic training does not seem to be the need of the hour.

Collaboration with Private Players

We have not yet collaborated with any private technology vendor but we are open to adopting new technological innovations.

Principal Speak

No matter how advanced technology gets, the human factor can never be replaced. The teacher is crucial for all types of classroom teachings and the educator’s personal touch is what makes the knowledge dissemination process much more meaningful.

Orchids International School

eLearning can play a supplementary and supporting role in the teaching process. It is a positive trend towards making teaching-learning more interesting and interactive.

 

Lt. Col. B.G.Ray
Principal, Orchids International School,
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Web: www.orchidsinternationalschool.com

ICT Activities

Primarily, for teaching Science and Maths, we are using a very advanced software with 3D animation by Ureka for the past four years. Secondly, there are a large number of websites that teachers use on a regular basis like Wonderwiz Kids which is popular for Science. Little Genius is also an effective programme for children from Nursery to 4th standard, for teaching Maths. We make use of LCD projectors very frequently. We have a computer lab with 30 computers. All classrooms are connected with  computers with LAN.
We conduct IT quiz competitions for students and also encourage them to make make use of Power Point presentations for their respective subjects. With rapid technological advancements taking place, our school has ensured that there is regular upgradation of the technology that is used.

Capacity Building of Teachers

The International Baccalaureate provides for training of the teachers. We also have our own wider institutional set upcalled the Gowtham Educational Institutions with 63 Gowtham Modern Schools and International Schools. Within our set-up,we have an in-built system of teachers training which takes place on a regular basis.

Collaboration with Private Players

The hardware used in our school is provided by Wipro. And as far as the software is concerned, it is supplied by the Designmate.

Principal Speak

eLearning can play a supplementary and supporting role in the teaching process. It is a positive trend towards making teaching-learning more interesting and interactive. However, the process of learning can not be completely mechanised or digitalised and the teacher is an integral part of the entire process.

Ramadevi Public School

We envision transforming the school into a Power School where every learning process would be technologically integrated.

P.Maruthi Ram Prasad
Principal,
Ramadevi Public School, Hyderabad

ICT Activities

The technology that  aids learning has been well integrated within our school system.  We have 2 computer labs, each equipped with 25 computers.  We also  have 5 portable computers which can be  transferred to any class for audio-visual  aids. We are associated with 24X7 Guru for lesson content for Maths.  For other subjects, we have the Teacher Resource Center. Information is downloaded on different subjects and stored in CD’s.We envision  transforming the school into a Power School  where every learning process would be technologically integrated. There is a technology which is used in Vellore Institute of Engineering and other Engineering colleges, where all information that is written on the board is transferred into the students’ laptop. We are planning on bringing a similar system whereby each classroom will have a Local Area Network. Students would be equipped with laptops so that the burden of carrying school books is reduced.Administratively, the staff members have access to the Bio-Metric access system for recording of all relevant data. A personalised information system for each student has been created  for the school records.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Teachers are provided with regular training and orientation programmes. IL&FS is the organisation that we have collaborated with for training purposes. NIIT has also contributed towards teachers training.

Collaboration with Private Players

NIIT, 24×7 guru, IL&FS are the private technology players we have collaborated with.

Seventh – Day Adventist High School

The importance of technology is visible with the advancements in computer science, which students are required to excel in, professionally. Indeed the importance of electronics or the digitalised products is noticeable in classrooms.

K.Johnendra Prasad
Principal,
Seventh – Day Adventist High School, Secunderabad

ICT Activities

In the administrative section, computers and softwares are being channelised to help the school maintain various records including the administrative data, the admission profiles, the financial statements, and other relevant applications.We have a computer lab in the school with 15 computers. With time we plan to increase them to meet the demands of the curriculum and student proficiency in computers.The importance of technology is visible with the advancements in computer science, which students are required to excel in, professionally. We are aware of the innovations happening around us and are planning to ring about technological changes in our school. Indeed the importance of electronics or the digitalised products is noticeable.We are planning to create or bring into use a system where we can put students’ academic data online, where parents can view it and interact with us.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Most of our teachers are well versed with basic computer skills. We are also looking at prospects of supporting computer literacy for the teachers. Computer literacy is the need of the time but the teaching skill of teachers can never be ignored.

Collaboration with Private Players

At present we do not have any collaboration with private players. They are seen mainly as suppliers of technology, or in other words, these are the service providers. When it comes to software and hardware advancements, the thought of collaborating with the private players is hard to rule out.
Yes, we are looking forward to some collaboration in the future. The process is still going on.

Principal Speak

We would welcome the use of technology for betterment of the teaching and learning practices. Today computer literacy, for instance, is very important when one looks at the job market and so in order to prepare children for the future, integration of computer science within the curriculum is of utmost importance.

Shadan Group of Modern School

The aim of our school is to provide value based and result oriented education, keeping in tune with the developments in the field of Science and Technology. The school aims to be a Model School for carrying out research in the ever changing teaching and learning process to meet the needs of the real world.

Nusrath Begum
Principal, Shadan Group of Modern School, Khairatabad, Hyderabad
Web: www.shadan.org

ICT Activities

We are basically using computer education for students in all grades. In high school,
there are text books for them, and these essentially  contain basic information regarding computer programmes. For the classroom lesson plans, we do use slides and projectors. Several CDs are available for different subjects which include animations, especially for Science subjects. In our school, we have five computers, but since the need is much more, our school is attached to the B.Ed. College. Whenever we require additional computers, we take our  students to the college for computer access. The aim of our school is to provide value based and result oriented education, keeping in tune with the developments in the field of Science and Technology. The School aims to be a Model School for carrying out research in the ever changing teaching and learning process to meet the needs of the real world.

Capacity Building of Teachers

Currently, no specific training programmes are conducted for teachers in the technology field. In fact most of the teachers are familiar with basic computer skills that we use. The staff is highly qualified, devoted and trained.

Collaboration with Private Players

We have not yet collaborated with any private partners. Of course, in the near future, we do intend to upgrade our school teaching methods through technology upgradation.

Sreenidhi International School

Teachers use Interactive Boards and audio-visual equipments extensively in their teaching practices. Students carry out detailed research for most of the topics that are taught.

V.Srinivasan
Principal,
Sreenidhi International School, Hyderabad
Web: www.sreenidhiinternational.com

ICT Activities

Computer Science as a subject is taught to students from grade 1 to 8 in our school. For grades 9 and 10, it is offered as an optional subject. The following table provides a brief description of the topics covered in each class.

Class Topics Covered
3 Internet surfing, Paint Brush
4 Paint Brush, Logo
5 MS- Powerpoint, MS Excel, MS WORD
6 Ms-Office, HTML
7 MS-Office, HTMl, Photoshop
8 MS DOS, MSoffice, HTML, Dreamweaver
9 MSOffice, Basics of Java
10 Java programing

All classrooms are equipped with an Interactive Board and a computer workstation. Lessons are explained with the use of audio and video aids. Students carry out extensive research in the lab for gathering information related to their academic  subjects. Vrious departments of the school namely academics, transport( GPRS enabled), security, housekeeping,  admissions, hospitality, sports etc are well connected with the network and are adequately equipped with the resources required. Internet is accessible through out the campus and within all departments. The software applications used include: Operating System- Windows XP- service pack 2; Application Software’s –  (licenced) Tally 9.0, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Quick School, SQL – Server2005,Eureka, ISM- language; Programming softwares- java

Capacity Building of Teachers

There is an IT department in our school which caters to the hardware and software requirements. There are two well qualified teachers who constantly train the staff as and when required. The IT teachers are trained periodically through IBO, Singapore and they also attend the Cambridge International Examinations training programmes.

Collaboration with Private Players

We are currently in discussion with Microsoft , Adobe and HCL for hardware and software requirements.

St Patrick’s High School

We have a computer lab with 45 computers. The students get in depth knowledge in relevant computer skills. The student and computer ratio is 2:1.

Fr M A Alex
Principal,
St Patrick’s High SchooL, Secunderabad
Web: www.stpatrickshighschool.in

ICT Activities

We have introduced computer education from fourth standard onwards. The curriculum is designed by our own staff as per industry standards. Students are provided lessons in Text Editors, Wordpad and MS-Word, Flash Animation Package, Database Package MS-Access, Worksheet Package MS-Excel, Programming Languages, Web Designing Software html and java script. We have a computer lab with 45 computers. The students get in depth knowledge in the above mentioned computer skills. The student and computer ratio is 2:1. Administratively, we have computerised the entire office administration with our own software development team.  We work under Windows and LAN environment.

Capacity Building of Teachers

We arrange orientation programmes for our staff members twice in a year to orient them about the latest technologies. We find it essential for teachers to be aware of the latest progress being made in the IT industry to benefit the students.
Collaboration with Private Players

We have not yet collaborated with any private players.

Principal Speak

Students have to be updated with the latest in technology and schools lay a foundation for that. We provide computer education to meet these requirements and to ensure that students’ skills match up to the current technological scenario

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