Govt to launch English-speaking training course for teachers
The Delhi government is set to launch an intensive English-speaking training course for schoolteachers, according to officials.
Under the Project Teacher Empowerment plan, which will be open to all regular teachers, vice-principals and principals, the participants will undergo two hours of face-to-face training every day for a total of 160 hours.
“The Directorate of Education provides opportunity for English as a medium of instruction for students in its schools. Hence, acquisition of communication skills in English is widely critical for teachers for prolific and engaging interactions with students,” a notification said.
“Teachers are responsible for comprehending and breaking down complex information themselves, conveying this information clearly to their students (both verbally and in written form), presenting it in a manner that
sustains their attention, improving their listening skills and resolves their problems,” it added.
It is anticipated that this project will result in a paradigm shift in your existing dexterity regarding the use of the English language in schools and otherwise.
“It is envisioned that this continuous professional development opportunity will be a highlight of your whole teaching-learning journey,” the notification said.
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