TESS-India wins innovation award

3rd June 2015

New Delhi/London, June 3rd, 2015: TESS-India won the prestigious Innovation Award at the BOND International Development Awards 2015. Freda Wolfenden, Academic Director for TESS-India, and Fola Komolafe, Project Director for TESS-India, accepted the Innovation Award at a ceremony hosted by BOND - the UK membership body for organisations working in international development.

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Director SCERT West Bengal inaugurates TESS India familiarisation workshop in Kolkata

11th December 2014

Kolkata, December 11th,2014: The Government in School Education has mandated the State Council for Education Research and Training (SCERT)- West Bengal (WB) as the nodal agency for implenting the TESS-India activities, an approved project of Minisrty of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Department of School Education & Literacy, Government of India, in West Bengal.

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TESS-India Organises Familiarisation Workshop for State Resource Group

8th December 2014

Bengaluru, December 8th,2014: The TESS-India team led by the Open University UK academicians in collaboration with Department of State Educational Research and Training - Karnataka organised a familirisation workshop for the TESS India State Resource Group (SRG)1, in Bengaluru, today. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce the final TESS-India Open Educational Resources (OER)2 to the TESS India SRG with a view to familiarise them with the structure and pedagogy of the same.

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Materials Review Workshop kicks off in Bihar

22nd July 2013

Bihar, 22–23 July 2013: A two-day materials review workshop was held at the SCERT office campus in Patna (Bihar) on Monday and Tuesday. The purpose of this workshop was to introduce participants to the materials and contextual draft teacher development units (TDUs) being developed by TESS-India, and have them assess it in relation to the Bihar state ODL curriculum requirements.

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MP state orientation workshop concludes

19th July 2013

Bhopal, 19 July 2013: TESS-India held its second state orientation workshop at the SCERT campus in Bhopal today to present its project rollout plan for MP State. The 30 registered participants at the workshop were senior teachers, teacher educators and principals and officials from the SCERT, DIETs, IASE, RMSA, RIE and schools.

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TESS-India project holds UP state orientation workshop

2nd July 2013

Following the signing of an MoU with the state government, the TESS-India project led by the globally renowned Open University (UK) and funded by DFID held its first state-level orientation workshop at the SCERT office in Lucknow on 2 July 2013. The project leaders shared in detail their strategy and rollout plan directed towards improving the quality and quantity of government school teachers and teacher educators across the state of Uttar Pradesh.

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