Delhi Education Minister Atishi emphasized the necessity for teachers in MCD schools to be acquainted with global educational trends to guarantee high-quality education for every child.
To ensure high-quality education for every child in MCD schools, it is essential for teachers to have knowledge of global educational trends, Delhi Education Minister Atishi said on Saturday.
Interacting with “mentor teachers” of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools, who recently visited “innovative schools” in Palampur and Bengaluru, she said, “The (Arvind) Kejriwal government is now sending MCD school teachers to the best education institutions across the country for exposure and professional development.”
According to the Delhi government, MCD school “mentor teachers” were sent to the Palampur Aavishkar Center to learn how children can be taught mathematics and science in unique ways at the primary level.
They were also sent to innovative schools in Bengaluru where they learnt how to enable holistic development of students.
“To ensure high-quality education for every child in MCD schools, it is essential for teachers to gain exposure to global educational trends,” the minister said.
Atishi, a senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, said that teachers in Delhi government schools have made significant professional progress in the past eight years. It is now the turn of MCD school teachers, she said.
“Under Chief Minister Kejriwal’s leadership, the Delhi government is committed to enhancing the professional skills of MCD school teachers. Delhi government schools have made significant professional progress in the past eight years and it is now the turn of the MCD teachers,” Atishi said.
“There have been big shifts in mentor teachers’ enthusiasm and willingness to implement new initiatives in schools,” she added.
The minister said teachers must understand MCD primary-grade students’ learning needs and create innovative teaching-learning activities accordingly.
“Now, MCD school teachers are being provided with the tools to bring change and transformation in MCD schools,” she said.
Source: India Today.