To improve the quality of education and taking teaching to the next level, State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) has rolled out online teacher training programmes in Maharashtra, making it easier for the teachers to engage as per their needs.
The government can keep the track of the number of teachers taking the training programme through online registration process. Also the result of the students will also give an idea on whether the performance of the educator has been improved after the course.
SCERT has been conducted the training programmes for teachers since its inception. These training are conducted by the SCERT experts in Pune and other metro cities. Representatives from different locations attend these sessions and become trainers at their local district level.
This online format will help the teachers to take courses directly from the experts at any time suitable to them. Currently, training courses are available in language and mathematics teaching at 10 levels. SCERT is creating more modules to cover other subjects and include aspects like personality development and leadership. The objective of the online course is to empower the teachers with expertise to be used more effectively in class.