Over 800 Delhi authorities teachers have completed the TESOL English Language Certification Programme carried out in collaboration with the US Embassy, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia mentioned on Tuesday.
The Delhi authorities in collaboration with the Regional English Language Office (RELO), US Embassy, launched the programme in 2017. With the onset of COVID-19, the coaching shifted on-line.
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“Through the TESOL programme, greater than 800 teachers have obtained high quality coaching. When I interacted with teachers who completed this course, they advised me how this programme helped them perceive how intelligently English might be discovered as a language, and never solely as a topic.
“We all have been deeply concerned about what the future brings for our students, with the ongoing pandemic but I am rest assured that programmes like these will train our students who will impact lakhs of students and reassure them that they deserve quality education, no matter what it takes. This programme has solidified every teacher’s command over the English language and I am certain our students will benefit plenty from this,” Sisodia mentioned.
Delhi’s Director of Education Udit Prakash Rai mentioned, “Our teachers have continuously praised this programme. This is not just a mere training programme, it has in fact given teachers a space to think in English and it has a deep impact on children. You stop growing when you stop learning. We live with this motto that learning should be engaging and this particular training has been engaging. Many teachers have benefitted from this training and imbibed English learning capabilities”.
The Delhi authorities, in collaboration with the US Embassy, has additionally launched the TESOL “Training for Trainers Course Certificate” for teachers, which is able to embody elements of delivering partaking workshops, design improvement plan and total drive pedagogical change.