Looking for Interns, Volunteers to set up an Online Learning Management System (LMS) for more than 35K+ students of Kerala's Student Police Cadet Training Program

The Kerala Student Police Cadet (SPC) Training Program aims to foster responsible citizenship, discipline, and commitment to social service among students. Launched in 2010, the program has impacted over 36,000 students across the state. By instilling values such as respect for the law, empathy, and environmental consciousness, the SPC program has nurtured confident and socially responsible youth. The cadets have contributed significantly to various initiatives, including traffic management, disaster relief, and community policing, further strengthening the bond between the police force and the public.

Objective: To establish an effective and efficient online Learning Management System (LMS) using the PupilFirst open-source platform, tailored for the Student Police Cadet (SPC) Training Program in Kerala, India.

Tech Requirements:

  1. Deployment and Customization of PupilFirst platform: a. Branding: Integrate the SPC Training Program and Kerala Police’s logos and color schemes into the LMS user interface. b. Language support: Ensure seamless compatibility with regional languages (Malayalam, English) for content creation, navigation, and communication.

  2. Course Creation and Management: a. Enable the creation and management of multiple courses, with individualized modules and lessons, catering to the unique requirements of the SPC Training Program. b. Support various content formats, including text, images, videos, and interactive elements to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.

  3. User Roles and Permissions: a. Define user roles for administrators, instructors, and students. b. Implement access control and permission levels based on user roles to maintain data privacy and system integrity.

  4. Performance Tracking and Assessment: a. Provide tools for instructors to create, manage, and evaluate quizzes, assignments, and exams. b. Implement a robust grading system, allowing for both automated and manual assessments. c. Generate detailed performance reports for individual students and cohorts, enabling data-driven decision-making.

  5. Communication and Collaboration: a. Integrate a discussion forum for students and instructors to interact, ask questions, and share resources. b. Provide tools for real-time communication, including text and video conferencing capabilities. c. Enable the sharing of announcements, news, and updates from the administration to all stakeholders.

  6. Scalability and Performance: a. Ensure the system can accommodate a large number of concurrent users without compromising performance. b. Implement a reliable hosting infrastructure with minimal downtime and regular data backups.

  7. Security and Privacy: a. Comply with relevant data protection regulations and ensure the security of user data through encryption and other best practices. b. Implement secure user authentication and authorization methods.

  8. Training and Support: a. Provide comprehensive training for administrators, instructors, and students on the LMS functionality and best practices. b. Offer ongoing technical support to ensure the smooth operation of the system.

  9. Integration and Compatibility: a. Ensure seamless integration with existing systems, such as the Kerala Police’s official website, internal communication platforms, and third-party tools. b. Guarantee compatibility across multiple devices (desktop, mobile, tablet) and browsers.

  10. Maintenance and Updates: a. Regularly update the LMS to incorporate new features, improvements, and security patches. b. Monitor the system for bugs and performance issues, promptly addressing any concerns.

The Project will be managed by T4GLabs and Tech4Good Fellows.

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