Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Orientation for heads of Mon govt schools

One day orientation programme for head teachers of government schools under Mon district was organised by
District Education Mission Office, Samagra Shiksha Mon Thursday at Council Hall, Mon.
According to a DIPR report, delivering a keynote address, Sub-Divisional Education Officer (SDEO) Tizit, District Education Officer (DEO) in-charge of Mon, I. Moala Aier, urged the head teachers to utilize the school library book issued by the school education department.
“Let the children read the books and inculcate reading habits and in their later age they will develop reading skills and understand better what they are reading,” said Aier.
She also expressed the hope that through the orientation programme many teachers would be more reliable, oriented, and responsible and implement all programmes laid down by the department, which would ultimately lead to success and achievement in the district.
A brief description of the roles and functions of school heads in light of National Educational Policy (NEP) 2020 was given by associate professor, DIET Mon, Wanme. He said, as responsible head teachers, each should be thorough with the documents policy of education and likened it to a “Bible in the educational system”. He also highlighted the key principles of NEP 2020 and called upon the head teachers to be great teachers and create more leaders for the betterment of society.
ToT Educational Block and Resource Centre (EBRC) Mon, Watlong Yanlem, explained the Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and said that it was an approach to curriculum that minimizes barriers and maximizes learning for all students.
She said the way the students learn was different and that each student in the classroom brings their own background, strength, needs, and interests. Yanlem said the curriculum should provide genuine learning opportunities for each and every student.
During the programme, “Shaala Siddhi” was explained by TToT EBRC Tizit, Yitwang Konyak; “inclusive education” by Shasenle Y. Kent and IE resource person, Shalo Kent; FLN by ToT EBRC Wakching, Bangshing S Konyak; “Vidya Pravesh” by ToT EBRC Aboi, Manli; Records maintenance, Accounts & PFMS by assistant district coordinator, James Ngushu Konyak.


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