Teachers trained in the use of MLTs in ECCE


A training on the use of the Teaching and Learning Materials (TLM), the Teacher’s Manual on Fundamental Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) and Vidya Pravesh’s three-month playful module as part of the Early Childhood Protection and Education (PEPE) and the FLN was provided to teachers.
Kiphire: A two-day training for teachers from the Education Block Resource Center (EBRC) of Pungro, Kiphire and Seyochung under the aspirational district of Kiphire ended on October 29.
In a keynote address, Deputy Director of Samagra Shiksha Mission, Kelhikha Kenye informed that the training was being conducted in 46 EBRCs in the state involving 132 resource persons and 6716 teachers from 1679 public schools with primary classes. He lamented the poor performance of the state as indicated by the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 and Foundational Learning Study (FLS) report conducted by the Ministry of Education. Kenya asked teachers to make efforts in effectively using MLTs provided to schools and come up with innovative practices to improve student learning outcomes. He informed the teachers that the TLM and teacher manuals were developed by SCERT under the ECCE and FLN components to improve learning outcomes in schools to achieve universal basic literacy and numeracy for all children aged 3-8 by 2026-27. Kenya reminded teachers that one of the core ideas of the NIPUN Bharat mission was “learn to read, read to learn” to make a child an independent learner in his later years after acquiring FLN. SDEO Pungro, Elias also spoke about the importance of training in improving the quality of education in schools and urged teachers to take training seriously. A total of 89 pre-primary teachers, primary school teachers and school leaders participating in the training took the NIPUN Bharat Mission Pledge.
Athibung: A two-day training for block level teachers held at the Educational Block Resource Center (EBRC) Athibung, Peren ended on 29th October. In a keynote speech during the inaugural program, Deputy Principal Gloria Ezung of the School Education Directorate encourages teachers to practice what they learned during the training session in their classroom. The training was attended by 125 teachers from the block.
Tseminyu: A two-day block-level training for teachers was held on October 28-29 at the Education Block Resource Center (EBRC) in Hall Tseminyu District. At the inaugural session, Samagra Shiksha Joint Mission Director Dr. Bijano Murry said that “Nipun Bharat” aims to ensure universal acquisition of basic literacy and numeracy by the end of the 3rd year by 2026-2027. Murry said the mission focuses on areas such as access and retention of children in the foundational years of schooling, capacity building for teachers, varied and high-quality teaching materials, monitoring progress in each child in achieving learning outcomes.
She also urged teachers to reflect on the Nagaland NAS report and do their best stating that teachers have a huge responsibility as they will implement the ground level mission. SDEO (charge)-cum-chairman EBRC Tseminyu district, Chubamenla Tep urged teachers to take full advantage of the guidance and make a difference in their schools as “agents of change”.
DMA Samagra Shiksha Kohima Deputy District Coordinator, Thonsenglo Kath also encouraged teachers to seize the opportunity to relearn and learn together for better school-level action plans and to provide constructive feedback.


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