St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous) believes in the overall development of the students. The College pays special attention to inculcate values in the students at every opportunity. Teresian Rural Outreach Programme (TROP), a unique endeavour of the College, is an extension activity aimed at reaching out to the marginalized and underprivileged.
Department of Computer Application
As part of the Teresian Rural Out-Reach Programme, the Department of Computer Applications, in collaboration with Nanma an organisation which acts as a link between the needy of society and those who are willing and capable to uplift the less privileged, organised a one-day workshop on Computer Literacy for their CEEP(Capability Exploration and Enabling Programme), to the selected high school students of Vypin unit. The objective of this programme is ‘to unleash human potential by inspiring the less privileged to find their inner strength’
The Department also joins hands with MAGICS an NGO promoting the concept of Age friendly Ernakulam District with the support of Cochin Municipal Corporation. The programme was named ‘Viovigyan’– computer literacy programme for senior citizens. The programme started in month of February.
A group of 30 College students have been selected as Trainers and 30 senior citizens as students. Classes were held twice a week. The classes were conducted on 1:1 ratio of trainers and students for effective communication.