Digital contents make lessons easily understandable
02 November 2015, Nirapad News: There is no alternative to acquiring knowledge by the teachers on information communication technology (ICT), teaching skill and developing digital contents to make lessons easily understandable in classrooms.
Educationist opined this at concluding ceremony of a 14-day training course on ‘Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for ICT & Digital Content Development’ at Rangpur Government Teachers’ Training College (GTTC) on Sunday afternoon.
A total of 119 teachers with one each from 119 secondary level schools, colleges, Dakhil and Alim madrashas of all eight districts under Rangpur division participated in the course that begun from October 19 last.
The 5-year term Teaching Quality Improvement-II (TQI-II) in Secondary
Education Project of Directorate of Secondary Education of the Ministry of Education extended assistance in arranging the training for enhancing teaching skills of the teachers.
With Principal of Rangpur GTTC Professor Mrs. Akhter Banu in the chair, District Education Officer Enayet Hossain attended the concluding ceremony and distributed certificates among the participants as the chief guest Vice-principal of Rangpur GTTC Amjad Hossain attended as special guest in the concluding ceremony moderated by Course Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Rangpur GTCC Md. Rawshan Alam.
Taking part in the discussion, a number of participant teachers said their professional outlooks have been changed after learning a lot from the training course on developing digital contents and conducting classes using ICT-based digital technologies.
They put importance on bringing all secondary level teachers under the CPD training programme to enhance their teaching skill in conducting classes more interestingly to make the students understood lessons easily.
The chief guest said teachers should consider that students are now
collecting information easily for education using internet facilities and they would not remain in classrooms unless the teachers have adequate knowledge on ICT and modern teaching skills.
He suggested the teachers to remain updated with latest technologies as a complete change has taken place in the education sector and children of the present days know more than their parents and older generations.
Professor Akhter Banu called upon the participants for acquiring adequate knowledge on ICT, preparing teaching methodology, modern technologies and teaching skills for making classes interesting for holding the students in classrooms.
She asked the participant teachers to share the knowledge they have
acquired from the training course with their colleagues to also enrich their knowledge on properly teaching the students to make them well-educated, enlightened and worthy citizens.