How GCompris is impacting school Education - Nitish Chauhan - FOSSASIA 2018

Published on: Saturday, 24 March 2018

Speaker: Nitish Chauhan

GCompris is a high quality educational software suite comprising of numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10.

Each activity can be considered as a fun game which mainly focuses on enhancing the learning of children through visual and graphics.The project is supported by KDE and is mainly written in QMLJSC++ and QT.

GCompris is a free software that means that you can adapt it to your own needs improve it and most importantly share it with children everywhere. 

GCompris contain a variety of activities belonging to different domains. It spans from mathematical to language from science to geography from mouse coordination to computer typing and many more. Some of the activities are game orientated but nonetheless still educational.

The topics of discussion under the talk are as follows :-

1.) Structure Architecture and Codebase of GCompris.

2.) The techstack of the project. 

3.) What are open source projects ? 

4.) How to contribute to GCompris ?

5.) Tutorial on git and github.

6.) Will motivate new comers to explore &amp contribute to open source world. 

The session will be very useful for new contributors who wished to contribute to GCompris and dive into open source world.

Track: Science Tech
Room: Event Hall 2-2
Date: Saturday, 24th March, 2018

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