Directorate of School Education Jammu and Kashmir launches special teacher training program
The Directorate of School Education of both the Jammu and Kashmir divisions has partnered with Piramal Foundation (Kaivalya Education Foundation) and Red Pencil Humanitarian Mission to launch Arts-based Capacity Building and Training (ACBT) program for teachers. “It is a theoretical foundation derived from the collaborative framework for academic, social and emotional learning that emphasizes self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, self-management and responsible decision-making,” an official said.
According to officials, the initiative will train 150 teachers, 75 each, from the Jammu and Kashmir division in the first phase. It was jointly launched by the Director of School Education, Jammu and Kashmir Division, Ravi Shankar Sharma and Tassaduq Hussain Mir.
The aim is to improve the overall socio-emotional well-being of students, especially those who cannot express their concerns and grievances verbally, officials said.
“The ACBT project will prove to be helpful in remote areas like Poonch, Kishtwar and Reasi,” Sharma said.
Mir said that ACBT will go a long way in helping the budding generation to channelize their ideas so that they can learn in a free and fair environment.
With inputs from PTI.