The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has initiated the first tele-conferencing training programmes for school teachers in collaboration with the (National Council of Education Research and Training) NCERT.
The tele-conferencing programme will be worked out for the GBSHSE in co-ordination between the Goa University which has the equipment and the Educational Satellite System of the NCERT, New Delhi. This facility will provide an opportunity for teachers in Goa to interact with resource persons from the NCERT. The said facility is proposed to cater to teachers of Std II, IV, VII, X and XII covering all subjects. The Goa Board has requested the NCERT to extend such a facility to Goa and the State is one of the many identified for the programme from July 9 to August 21, 2007.