School Education Department changes teachers’ training system

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 May 2017 11:25:53

Staff Reporter,

As the State Government implemented NCERT syllabus in class IX to class XII from 2017-18 session, School Education Department aimed to impart teachers with new training

In the academic session 2017-18, NCERT books are implemented for class IX in Science and Mathematics subject and Science and Maths streams for class XI. According to the Government, in order to make students prepare for various competitive examinations, they will have to be taught with national-level courses.

Teaching students with NCERT books will benefit them to learn well. Under Rashtriya Shiksha Abhiyan, Directorate of Public Instructions will impart training to the school teachers before commencement of new session.

After the written examination and interview session, Science and Maths teachers have been selected as subject experts. They imparted training to teachers at Regional Education Institute, Shyamla Hills from May 1 to May 5 and then from May 9 to May 13. Now, the experts will be giving training from May 15 to July 7. There will be eight batches of training, where training based on NCERT books will be given.

Till now, School Education Department was imparting training at Divisional and District-level, where teachers’ attendance was not ensured properly. From this year, various amendments have been done in order to improve quality of training and in teaching.

In the first phase of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, teachers of class IX of Science and Maths are being trained. There will be five days training, which has started from May 15.

Teachers can choose the batch in which batch they want to enrol via online mode. The written examinations and interview session for selection of expert was held on April 26, 27 and May 5 and 6.