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Head Teachers Forum (HTF) Workshop, October 2014 14-18, 2014 at Bangalore Rural DIET - Phase 1


  1. See Sheet 'Agenda_5_days' for Agenda of workshop. In same document, see Sheet 'District Information' for DIET contact information

Resources and handouts

Day 1

  1. Handouts for sessions
    1. Brief History of ICTs and How have digital ICTs impacted society
    2. Internet – a new method of learning
    3. Note_on_Internet_access
    4. Using a text editor
  2. Reading assignment
    1. Aims of Education Final Kannada
    2. [Note on SDF - TBA]
    3. Kai ming Chang - School Vision
    4. Concept note on Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern
      1. Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern
    5. Concept note on Stakeholder_participation
    6. School Leadership Development-Curriculum Framework, NCSL NUEPA
  3. Additional / optional readings
    1. Ubuntu

Day 2

  1. Handouts for sessions
    1. Frequently_Asked_Questions#Creating_a_Googlegroups Creating a googlegroups. You can create district STF groups also
    2. Creating Gmail id and sending emails
    3. Adding email id to googlegroups
    4. ವೃತ್ತಿಪರ_ಕಲಿಕೆ_ಸಮುದಾಯಗಳ_ಮೂಲಕ_ವೃತ್ತಿಪರ_ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ.Note on Professional Learning Community
    5. [Note on OER - TBA]
    6. How to access the internet
    7. How to create a Personal Digital Library
    8. ವೈಯಕ್ತಿಕ_ವಿದ್ಯುನ್ಮಾನ_ಸಂಗ್ರಾಹಲಯ_ನಿರ್ಮಿಸುವುದು
  2. Additional / optional readings
    1. Uploading on Picasa
    2. Dangers_from_the_Internet_-_Beware

Day 3

  1. Handouts for sessions
    1. Learning basics of spreadsheets for maintaining digital registers
    2. HRMS website
    3. Presentation on HRMS
    4. [HRMS User manual and help]
    5. ಹೆಚ್.ಆರ್.ಎಂ.ಎಸ್. ನಲ್ಲಿ ತಿಂಗಳ ವೇತನ ಬಿಲ್ ತಯಾರಿಸುವುದು video
  2. Additional / optional readings
    1. NCF 2005 Mathematics Position Paper in Kannada
    2. NCF 2005 Science Position Paper in Kannada
    3. NCF 2005 Science Position Paper in Kannada
    4. NCF 2005 Indian Languages Position Paper in Kannada
    5. NCF 2005 Examination Reform Position Paper in Kannada
    6. NCF 2005 English Language Position Paper in Kannada

Day 4

  1. Additional / optional readings
    1. Learning Mind mapping
    2. How to use Freemind

Day 5

  1. Handouts for sessions
    1. Subject Teacher Forum
    2. Presentation about the STF programme
    3. ICT at school
  2. Additional / optional readings - Educational Tools
    1. Learning Geogebra
    2. Social Science Useful websites
    3. Science Useful websites
    4. Mathematics Useful websites
  3. Additional / optional readings - Technology Tools
    1. Simple GIMP tutorial
    2. Background on Internet and Wiki

Resources created in the workshop

Discussions on School Leadership


Presentation of readings

  • Format for presenting the reading
  1. Bangalore Rural - Rural - Out of school children
  2. Chamarajanagara - Circle of Influence and circle of concern
  3. Gulbarga - school leadership - visioning - Kai ming cheng
  4. Kodagu - aims of education
  5. Kolar - Community participation - case study
  6. Ramanagara - School and society - case study Kenchara halli

Presentation of School Development Project

  1. Bangalore Rural - Teacher Professional development (School as a community)
  2. Chamarajanagara - Science laboratory
  3. Gulbarga - Community participation
  4. Kodagu - Science Centre
  5. Kolar - School Infrastructure
  6. Ramanagara - Co-curricular activity

See us at the Workshop

Workshop Report

To be done by one district team per day (6th team will make overall report of entire 5 day workshop)

1st day report

Kodagu Team

2nd day report

Kolar Team

3rd day report

Ramanagara Team

4th day report

Chamarajanagar Team

5th day report

Gulbarga Team

Overall report

Bangalore Rural Team


Please click to give your feedback on the HTF Workshop so that we can improve.

See us at the Workshop

Way forward and action items

Important web pages

  1. HTF district cascade page
  2. Read a district cascade workshop report to understand the details of activities

Work before HTF 2 WORKSHOP

  1. Practice ICT lessons (Tux Typing, Ubuntu, LibreOffice, Firefox) on your computer
  2. Practice Internet access and KOER access. Visit useful websites from KOER
  3. Check email DAILY on (Brush your teeth at least once every day)
  4. Please send by email the following documents and send it by mail to
    1. case study (click for template for case study
      1. Document your case study (School leadership)
      2. Add photos to the case study
    2. Readings presentation note (1 page)
      1. See the mind map for the reading presentation and make your note accordingly
  5. To purchase your own personal laptop, visit Buy_a_laptop_or_netbook. Please read I_want_to on KOER to buy your laptop, data card, pen drive etc etc
  6. To purchase a smart phone, visit website where you can order your mobile phone. Please buy one with Android operating system, so that you can configure your email and Internet access on the same
  7. Note
    1. PLEASE DO ABOVE BEFORE SECOND PHASE HTF Workshop in December 1-3, 2014

USE Mailing group - Topics for discussions

  • Please discuss following topics on the mailing groups
  1. What is role of hm as school leader
  2. why are schools different in quality of education offered
  3. how can the education system support the HM
  4. how can we simplify the administrative work of HMs
  5. How can HM support teachers in schools to give their best
  6. How can HM encourage community support and participation
  7. How can HM raise resources for school
  8. How can HM ensure that the most disadvantaged students are also learning
  9. What are the aims of education
  10. What is within circle of control for a HM
  11. What is outside circle of control for HM

Optional activities

  1. Create your school wiki page. Send an email to with a request
  2. Create your personal blog on

Public Software Posters

Head Teachers Forum (HTF) Workshop, December 2014 1-3, 2014 at Bangalore Urban DIET - Phase 2


  1. See Sheet 'Agenda_3_days' for Agenda of workshop.

Workshop Report

To be done by one district team per day

1st day report


2nd day report


3rd day report


Overall report

Case study

Click for template for case study

  1. Document your case study (School leadership)
  2. Add photos to the case study