The Education Department, with a view to sensitise as well as equip the newly promoted lecturers in English with the latest teaching techniques, methods and activities, organized a four-day virtual induction training, which concluded on Sunday.
State Resource Persons (English) Varinder Kaur Sekhon and Chander Shekhar coordinated the training programme.
The Education secretary, Krishan Kumar, in his inaugural address, while congratulating the newly promoted lecturers for attaining higher responsibility exhorted them to avail the benefit of the training to build their capacity and enhance skills to ensure best use of their teaching experience for the betterment of the students of senior secondary classes.
“The proficiency in languages especially English is a must for the students to tap the various educational and employment avenues in the present era of globalization", he added.
SCERT Director Jagtar Singh Kulharia and Assistant Director (trainings) Salinder Singh also mobilised the participants to focus on enhancing their skills.
State Reource Person, Chander Shekhar made them aware about the various innivative activities and projects including English Booster Clubs to encourage language skills especially fluency in communication skill among the students.
The resource persons including Anurag Sidhu, Shakti Kumar,Farzana Shamim, Deepak Sharma, Jatinder Kainth, Harpreet Kaur, Rohit Saini and Yogita Joshi gave valuable tips regarding enhancing in four skills-LSRW, Phonetics, Grammar, Poetry and activities to make learning of English interesting and interactive.
The participants were visibly elated to have very effective learning sessions under the mentorship of the resource persons and they assured to implement the training modules at the classroom level.