2nd Workshop of "Teachers with MIT" Series Held at Department of Industrial Management

 

 

The second consecutive workshop: “Teachers with MIT” was successfully held on 23rd of November, 2017 at the Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya. A selected group of 34 ICT teachers from the Kelaniya education zone participated for this workshop. The zonal education director and the zonal ICT director were the distinguished guests among them. The workshop basically covered hands on training on Arduino-based embedded systems development as a part of learning Internet of Things (IoT). The key objective of this session was to give a practical exposure on IoT for the teachers to adapt confidently to the new A/L ICT syllabus. The secondary objective was to motivate the teachers to start IoT clubs at their respective schools with the involvement of students. Dr. Chathura Rajapakse on behalf of the Corporate Consultancy and Training Wing (CCTW) of the Department of Industrial Management under its Teachers with MIT project organized the session. Dr. Keerthi Wijayasiriwardhana, Mr. Bhanu Watawana and Mr. Nirmala Liyanaarachchi, the lecturers of the Department of Industrial Management put their maximum effort to make this session a success by giving the teachers their knowledge on IoT.events/TeacherswithMIT2017

The first workshop of the series was held on the 10th November 2017 participating nearly 70 schoolteachers. Upon the request of the education authorities, the Department of Industrial Management is looking forward to conduct more workshops of similar nature to cover up every aspect of the A/L syllabus.