‘Teachers with MIT’ workshop at the Department of Industrial Management, University of Kelaniya

The ‘Teachers with MIT’ workshop aimed at educating schoolteachers on the latest trends and challenges in the field of IT was successfully held on 10th of November 2017 at the Department of Industrial Management of the University of Kelaniya.

Nearly 70 schoolteachers from Kelaniya education zone participated in this workshop. Popularizing the Bachelor of Science in Management and Information Technology degree programme among schoolteachers and improving the productivity of their teaching process were among the key objectives of this ‘Teachers with MIT’ workshop. During the workshop, the practical training on Internet of Things (IOT), Big Data, Cloud Computing and Machine Learning was a new experience for the schoolteachers.

The event was organized by the Department of Industrial Management. Ms. Thilinā Nanayakkara, Zonal Director of Education also participated in the workshop. The workshop was conducted by Senior Lecturers from the Department of Industrial Management, Dr. Keerthi Wijayasiriwardene and Dr. Chathura Rajapaksa.