Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Talent Identification Programme
Duke University, Durham, USA in partnership with the IIM-Ahmedabad is conducting a training programme for a selected group of Class VIII students.The course that commenced on May 18 at the IIM-A campus has 34 students from 13 schools across four Indian cities selected by the university's Talent Identification Programme (TIP) team.The three-week course has two components of engineering— problem solving and Java video games. As a part of the course, the students will learn to make engineering models of windmills, bridges and design video games.The cost of the inaugural course has been fully borne by the TIP. It's a non-profit organisation that aims to nurture the talent of academically gifted school children across the world by running courses that broaden their horizons.