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Delhi Govt to send 400 teachers to Singapore for training

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Manish Sisodia

Delhi’s deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has announced that the State Government has approved the proposal for training of 400 teachers at Singapore based National Institute of Education (NIE).

In a tweet mentioning NIE as world’s top educators-training institute, Sisodia, who also handles the education portfolio, revealed that 200 teachers have already got trained by the institute.

In another tweet, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated, “The future of any country depends upon its teachers. They shape our kids. Del govt is committed to providing best training to its teachers.”

Recently, six government school teachers from Delhi were awarded the ‘Fulbright Teaching Fellowship’.

In its three years, among various measures undertaken by the Delhi Government include: introduction of nursery curriculum, training sessions for teachers have been doubled, fast-tracked appointment of guest teachers and parent-teacher meetings have been made mandatory.

In its budget for 2018-19 session, the present Government of Delhi allocated around 26 per cent of the total budget to education.

 

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