Monthly archive March, 2009

The best-laid plans…

As per my last post, we were scheduled to start a pilot computer literacy program for students at the boys’ HS school in Bijawar from April 1 to 15. The principal of the school has now indicated, however, that he wants to move the whole program back by a week or so, starting April 6....

A work in progress

The last post detailed the state of our work in Bijawar as of January 12, and this one will focus on the developments since then. The faculty at the boys’ HS school was unable to start a computer pilot project in February because of the schoolwide preparation for the state board exams that the students...

Winter 2008-2009 summary

Note: What you see here is only the part of my summary that deals with issues and future plans. Click here to see the whole summary, which includes background information and a detailed explanation of the work we did in three weeks. Issues Education One of the major issues with computer literacy in Bijawar is...