January 11, 2021
TED NewsDesk, Delhi: Mr Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, introduced the TESOL Core Certificate Initiative. The Program will cater English teachers of government schools across Delhi. The ongoing batch comprises 50 teachers.
As per an official statement, the initiative aims at advancing the English language teaching proficiency of the teachers who take part. It will further help in upgrading the quality of English learning in government schools.
Deputy CM Sisodia said, “It is important for the teachers to keep enhancing their skills. We want our teachers to do the things they already know differently. This course will bring more creativity in classrooms.”
According to the release, various Regional English Language Officers at the US Embassy witnessed the launch. One of the English Language Officer from the Embassy Ruth Goode addressed the long correlation between Delhi Government and US Embassy. She lauded the plans and labour put by the Deputy CM to facilitate the best resources for the education of Delhi government teachers.
She said, “We really value our relationship with the Delhi government. We have trained around 800 teachers in the past and will continue to support more in the future”.
Deputy CM Sisodia said, “English has become an essential language these days. Our teachers know how to teach English to their students. The teachers need to teach it to the students in a creative manner. We will provide all kinds of support to the teachers for learning new ways of teaching”.”
Regional English Language Office of the US Embassy has trained around 800 teachers from Delhi government schools since 2017. They have worked on creating a pool of master trainers who have subsequently trained primary and secondary school teachers on innovative English teaching in classrooms,” the release further said.”
The TESOL is a 140-hour program which includes learning in online and offline mode. It helps in gaining foundational knowledge in the theory and practice of English Language Teaching.
Source: Hindustan Times