IRTC conducted a two day workshop for Eureka Online Science Quiz question pool development from 29th to 30th November 2019 at IRTC main campus. Eureka Online Science Quiz conducted by Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad (KSSP) and IRTC in collaboration with UNICEF is targeted at high school and higher secondary students of Kerala. This programme is being hosted in continuation of the successful 'Luca quiz' ( https://quiz.luca.co.in/ ) which was conducted through Luca, the online science portal of KSSP.
The workshop was inaugurated on the first day by Prof. P. K. Raveendran, former President of KSSP and Governing Council Chairman of Govt. Maharajas College, Ernakulam. K. K. Janardanan, Registrar, IRTC presided over the function. More than 30 experts and activists drawn from various streams of Science such as Mathematics, Physical sciences, Life sciences, Earth and environmental sciences, Information and communication technology participated in the workshop.
Group discussions were conducted on question patterns, quiz format and various science subjects. A common format for quiz and questions were developed in the workshop. The Eureka online science quiz will be held in the month of December and January 2019.