Archive for December, 2014

Fifth International Free Software Conference, Kerala

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

International free software conferences are being held to highlight Kerala’s achievements in the domain of Free software, as well as to bring together the community to discuss priorities and action items. The fifth International Free software conference of Kerala, Swatantra 2014 was held from 18 to 20 December 2014 at Thiruvananthapuram. The theme of the conference was “Free software for a Free World.” Insight was represented in the conference under the topic “Computing for the Differently abled.”

Disability day programme at Insight

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Disability dayInsight organized a programe for the students and parents of Insight on the occasion of International Day of persons with disability on the 6th of December, 2014. The highlight of the programme was an interactive session by Mr.Brahma Nayakam Mahadhavan a Social Activist / Special Educator / Independent Education Management Professional. He is also a recipient of the prestigious National Youth Award in the year 2000. He motivated the parents to bring out the innate potential of their children. In another session in the afternoon, Dr. Manju, a parent and a Paediatrician enlightened the participants on various disciplines of parenting. The programme came to an end with a skit by our students which had the participation of all our students.

Insight’s stall at International symposium

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

stallInternational symposium on ‘Assistive technology for Rehabilitation and Disability Management’ was organized by Centre for Disability studies, Poojapura to commemorate International Day of persons with disabilities from 2nd to 4th of December, 2014 at Mascot Hotel. Insight got the opportunity to put up a stall on the occasion and demonstrate the activities of Insight to people of other Centres of Kerala and from other countries. The stall was visited and appreciated by the participants of the symposium.