It is a 10-week-long on-line English educating programme for 700 pre-service lecturers from all ladies faculties of Delhi.


PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:23 PM IST

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Minister Counselor for Public Affairs on the US Embassy David H Kennedy collectively launched a 10-week-long on-line English educating programme for 700 pre-service lecturers from all ladies faculties of the town.

During the occasion, Sisodia additionally invited US First Lady Jill Biden to go to Delhi authorities faculties and work together with college students.

Besides Kennedy, different senior embassy officers had been additionally current for the launch of the programme performed by the US Embassy’s Regional English Language Office.

“We are training future teachers, they are getting quality training in advance so that they work for the best of our children. English is a key language in developing global perspectives and it’s important that our teachers and students are well-equipped with it,” Sisodia, who holds the schooling portfolio, mentioned.

Kennedy mentioned that English is a crucial language for financial growth and pupil mobility. “Great to see Delhi government and US Embassy jointly working actively on it,” he mentioned.

Kennedy acknowledged the lengthy affiliation of the US Embassy with the Delhi authorities and appreciated the efforts taken by the the deputy chief minister in making certain that lecturers in Delhi study from the very best.

The programs are designed to handle a number of the aims outlined in India’s new National Education Policy (NEP) and can assist lecturers educate English, the Delhi authorities mentioned in an announcement.

“The courses will promote reflective and learner-centered pedagogy as mandated in the NEP, and will enhance teachers’ abilities to support the development of students’ English language proficiency in all subject areas, as well as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and other 21st Century skills,” it mentioned.

This new initiative may even incorporate hands-on expertise with new classroom applied sciences, supporting lecturers in addressing a number of the COVID-19 pandemic-related challenges they at present face, the assertion mentioned.

“Graduates will use the skills they learn in the programme to benefit tens of thousands of students over the course of their careers,” it mentioned.


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