About 30 Delhi government school principals and education department officials will begin leadership training at the University of Cambridge from Oct. 10, an official statement said. The training will be conducted over eight days at the initiative of the Government of Delhi, with 30 heads of government in Delhi and officials from the education department, a 14th of such groups.
During their visit to Cambridge, the directors and officers will also visit three schools Fulbridge Academy, Witchford Village College and Chesterton Community College to gain insight into how the policy is being implemented on the ground, the statement said. During the training, the directors have the opportunity to meet educational experts. They will also meet with the directors and teachers of three local educational institutions to understand how they are effectively implementing the country’s education policies locally, the statement said.
The main purpose of this training is to familiarize clients worldwide with the use of digital technology in classrooms, the statement said. It said the training includes developing leadership skills, skills needed to manage high-performance teams, and innovative pedagogy used by the teachers for overall student development.
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Directors and teachers of the government schools in Delhi are pilots of the education revolution in Delhi. Their hard work and efforts have made the government schools the most preferred choice among children and parents in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said. He said the directors should go to Cambridge with an open mind and incorporate best practice there.
He said a new research component was added this year to broaden the horizons of leadership training. The University of Cambridge is known for developing some of the most unique assessment practices, and our school principals will be exposed and learning from them during their visit. “This will help us develop student-centered assessment practices that will reduce the stress of students’ lives, Sisodia said.
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