Special training for primary school teachers to teach NCERT books
Prayagraj (Mahamedia) Over 1.5 lakh teachers posted in 1,13,289 government-run primary schools functioning under UP Basic Shiksha Parishad in the state will have to go undergo a mandatory three-day special training course before they start teaching kids National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books going to be introduced from 2021-22 session in class 1, say state basic education department officials.
These teachers will be imparted training in Hindi, English and mathematics so that they do not face any difficulty in classroom teaching using these new textbooks, they add. Officials share that the content and presentation in NCERT textbooks were different from the books presently being used for teaching kids in the state.
“Therefore, it was felt necessary to train teachers using short duration course to familiarise them with the new content and ensure that each teacher has command of the content,” said a senior basic education department official requesting anonymity. Director, State Council of Educational. Research and. Training (SCERT), Sarvendra Vikram Bahadur Singh has instructed the state education institute, Prayagraj, to prepare training modules in English for mathematics and English language teaching institute, Prayagraj, for English subject and Rajya Hindi Sansthan, Varanasi, for Hindi subject.