Hailakandi: Altogether 750 teachers including headteachers under nine clusters underwent successful training under the National Initiative of School Heads and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) in Hailakandi district.
A capacity-building program launched by the Department of School Education and Literacy to improve learning outcomes at the elementary level through an integrated teacher training programme under the Centrally sponsored scheme of Samagra Shiksha 2019-2020, NISHTHA rolled out in Hailakandi district on December 26 last year.
Under this initiative, a workshop was conducted by SCERT, Assam in collaboration with NCERT, MHRD and Samagra Shiksha. The workshop was organized to equip the Key Resource Persons (KRPs) along with the State Resource Persons (SRPs) from different districts of Assam.
Under the joint venture, a total of 7 SRPs and 35 KRPs were selected from the Hailakandi district. In training these teachers, a total of 19 modules were developed. The District Education department further divided them into seven State Resource Groups with one SRP and five KRPs each.
Following the completion of the prolonged training, a valedictory program was organized by the SRG members of Indrakumari Girls’ HS School here on Saturday, which was graced by Deputy Commissioner, Keerthi Jalli, Inspector of Schools, Rajiv Kumar Jha, BEEOs, DO, DPO TT, SIs and Vice Principal of DIET.
All the dignitaries appreciated the trainers’ dedication and hard work. A specially designed handwritten magazine titled “Knowledge Diary” was formally released in the function. All the teachers trained in Indrakumari Girls’ HS School took an active part in the cultural program. Both SRPs and KRPs also participated in the program with fervor and enthusiasm.
Deputy Commissioner Jalli spoke about the importance of NISHTHA and underscored the need for its implementation in all the schools.
Moreover, Jalli highlighted the importance of ICT and appreciated the work of Anupama Neog (SRP), Abul Kayum Mazumder (KRP) and other KRPs.