British Council teachers' training program
British Council to train 20,000 teachers
Islamabad, Jan 09: British Council is all set to train around 20,000 employees from
government sector in the field of education, Head of Programmes, British
Council, Nabeel Alvi said.
He said that English
for Teaching: Teaching for English (ETTE) aimed to train 20,000 government
school teachers across Pakistan to improve their teaching skills in classrooms
during the next three years.
"We are determined to achieve the desired
target and have devised a comprehensive mechanism in this regard. Provincial and
Federal Educational Ministries are playing active role to assist us," he
Alvi mentioned that the British Council had also planned to expand the
vision of ETTE. "Ten resource centres with all necessary facilities will be
established across the country in this connection.
The venues would be provided by Ministries of Education in all four provinces
while British Council will arrange reading material and other facilities from
the UK, for which we have allocated Rs 3 million," he further said.
resource centres would provide teachers an opportunity of self-learning through
the best quality material available from the UK and would be operational before
the end of March 2009, claimed Alvi.
Replying to a query regarding the expansion of the project on global level, the
Head of Programmes said, "The ETTE has been started in the Central and South
Asia regions including Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and is particularly
devised for those teachers who haven't yet been benefited from any training or
"The aim is to build the capacity of government
school teachers who have not yet been benefited through any training to prepare
them for a positive social change. This will be done by improving their skills
and performance as well as developing leadership and advocacy skills to prepare
a better youth from our schools," Alvi maintained.
It is worth mentioning
that thirty public sector teachers from Islamabad, Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshehra,
Fata, Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Tando Allahyar, Naudero, Bahawalpur, Gujrat,
Jhang and Muzaffargarh received eight-day resident training ended recently in
Islamabad. "This training was designed to improve participants' performance in
the classrooms by enhancing their ability to use English language in basic
teaching methodology and teaching English language through activity based
learning," Alvi concluded. The Nation
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City, Country: peshawar,pakistan
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City, Country: Karachi, Pakistan
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