Banihal (Ramban) : PSTE Wing DIET Banihal conducted 5 day Capacity Building Programme (CBP) on “Four skills of teaching languages “at GHSS Banihal. As many as 50 primary level teachers from six Educational zones attended the training programme.
The objective of the CBP was to develop the pedagogical skills among primary level teachers and acquaint them with the basic skills of teaching languages viz English, Urdu, Hindi etc.
The CBP was formally inaugurated by Sudesh Principal DIET Banihal whereas S A Tantary Principal GHSS was also present at the inaugural session. DIET faculty members Sajad Hussain Katoch, Irfan Ahmed Bhat and Ghulam Mohd Bohroo were also present on the occasion.
While interacting with the participants Principal DIET Banihal asked the participants to update themselves with the modern trends and techniques of teaching.
She said that teaching at primary level is a tough and challenging task which requires mastery over teaching skills. “Now teacher has to play multi roles so it is important rather necessary for the teachers to keep updated so that he/ she may cater the needs and requirements of the students”, she added.
She further said that development of literacy among the learners at foundational stage is the prime importance so it is important to train primary level teachers accordingly.
She asked the participants to remain concerned and take these experiences to the actual classroom and facilitate learners accordingly. S.A Tantary Principal GHSS Banihal interacted with the participants and asked them to develop teaching competency and enhance their knowledge and skills.
He asked the participants to develop work culture in the educational institutions. He said that NEP 2020 focuses on competency based learning through innovative pedagogy.
He also advised the participants to update themselves and develop pedagogical skills so that the knowledge and information can be transferred to the learners. M.A Katoch, the coordinator of this CBP highlighted the objectives of conducting this CBP.
He discussed the importance of developing four skills of teaching languages among primary level teachers. He said that NEP 2020 focuses on competency based learning through innovative pedagogy and those art and skills need to be developed among primary level teachers.
He said that it was important to apply appropriate teaching techniques for developing literacy and teachers must know the pedagogy. He said that focus is being laid to develop literacy among the learners and DIET Banihal has been organizing various training programmes to prepare teachers to realize the goals of NIPUN BHARAT Mission and for effective implementation of NEP 2020.
Others who delivered their presentation include Dr. Bilal Ahmed Makhdoomi on “approach of teaching Urdu” Shameem Ahmed Runyal on Importance of four basic skills for teaching languages, Indu Sharma “how to teach hindi at primary level” ,Nawaz Sharief Mir on ” how to develop English lanuage at primary level “.
It is worthwhile to mention here that as a pre-training analysis a questionnaire was administered to the participants to understand their level and analyzed what are the needs of primary level teachers.
At the end of this CBP the participants acknowledged the efforts of all the RPs who have tried their best to develop pedagogical skills among the participants. The participants extended gratitude to Principal DIET Banihal for conducting the programme.