Foldscope excitement at ZPHS Vattinagulapally

Zilla Parishad High School (ZPHS) Vattinagulapally is a semi-rural local government school on the outer fringes of the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. I have been visiting this school as a volunteer in the weekend outreach program of TIFR Hyderabad, since July this year. Classes at Vattinagulapally are fairly small, partly because of drop-outs after elementary…

Cape Town Foldscope workshops in 2018

Last year, the Division of Cell Biology in the Faculty of Health Science at the University of Cape Town organised two Foldscope workshops: one for teachers and another for leaners from local schools. This is part of larger initiative to introduce these fabulous tools into Cape Town classrooms to enhance the curriculum and encourage curiosity…