CSS Corp, a new-age IT service and technology support company, recently organized a ‘Computer Literacy Training programme’ for students of Jayam Special School.
The programme equipped autistic students with essential IT skills such as word processing and computer safety. To ensure students have ongoing access to IT equipment, CSS Corp also set up the school’s first computer lab.
The initiative was a part of CSS Corp’s ‘Digital Literacy’ CSR program, which aims to equip students with the computer skills necessary for modern life.
During the programme, CSS Corp employees also worked closely with the school authorities to conduct engaging training sessions to equip students with vital digital skills.
Highlights included introduction of computer literacy programme as part of the school curriculum. Students with speech impairments also learned to communicate with teachers using technology. They also participated in fun activities such as envelope and cover making and were invited to display their art skills at the CSS Corp facility, in Chennai.
The company organized IT training programs close to 2,200 students across various schools in Chennai, including a ‘Computer Literacy Program’ at a Government Girls Higher Secondary School in 2018. Students who attended these programs were trained in word processing, spreadsheets, internet safety, and also received career and development counseling.