Sunday, December 4, 2022

SCERT organises workshop on toy-based pedagogy

A two-day workshop on “toy-based pedagogy” under the aegis of State Council of Educational Research & Training (SCERT) Nagaland got underway in Kohima on Thursday.
The New Education Policy 2020 provides for a definitive shift in curricular and pedagogical changes in all stages of education with toy-based pedagogy being one major inclusion in education system.
During the inaugural function, SCERT director Chumchanbeni Kithan highlighted the varied role of toys and games for learning.
She said that toys were not only entertaining for children but also had the potential to develop the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains in children.
The workshop would culminate with documenting of indigenous toys and games for education.
Participants of the workshop include the Training of Trainers (ToTs) and primary teachers from all the districts of the state.
Resource persons from SCERT and District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) would conduct sessions on the importance of toys and games for developmental needs and linking toys and games with foundational stage learning with special reference to indigenous toys and games.
The workshop would culminate on February 4.

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