Shillong,Aug. 21: The one day orientation Workshop organised by Mandhubun Educational Books in collaboration with Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) an interactive session with school principals here today at the hall of MBoSE office at Lachumiere . With an aim to sensitize them on the recent trends in the field of education in modern school management and modern teaching to make the teachers more efficient in teaching.
Joint Director of MBoSE, M Marbaniang told reporters, “As a state education board we felt it is high time that school principals should be sensitised in the field of modern teaching and to be more efficient.”
The workshop was focused on uplifting skills (of the teachers) and equip them with development in recent technology which is the main focus of the orientation programme.
Marbaniang highlighted the main resource person of the programme was G. Balasubramanian, a renowned academician from the state of Tamil Nadu, who retired as Director (academic) in the Central Board of School Education (CBSE) in the year 2006. The Government through the Education Department wants the students from the Lower Primary Level upto the Higher Secondary level to not only learn from the textbooks. Let them also realize and they should have the thinking skill Sometimes, He added.
On the motion of Global Education he said ” it is the high time for the principal and the owners of the institution are needed for children to go beyond textbooks, to allow children to have critical and analytical thinking, he said, “We want to empower young children and empower them with the spirit of thinking. Let them think.”