Training for teachers

Specialised training in using mathematical appliances while teaching Maths subject was imparted to the headmasters of government elementary and middle schools, personnel of block resource centres and teacher coordinators here on Wednesday.

The day-long training programme organised by the School Education Department under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan was held at the Namakkal South Government Boys Higher Secondary School.

Automobile major Ashok Leyland has adopted 45 government elementary and middle schools in Namakkal, Mohanur, Erumapatti and Paramathy in the district as part of its corporate social responsibility scheme with the objective of improving primary and middle school education.

The firm will provide mathematical appliances and sports materials to these schools soon.

The training programme was organised to impart training to the teachers to adopt better and easy teaching methodologies using these appliances.

The participants were also imparted training in using sports materials and coaching schedule to motivate the students to take part in sports activities.

P. Usha, Chief Education Officer, inaugurated the training programme and explained the steps taken by the department to impart specialised training to teachers.

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