During these two days 4 different books namely POSITIVE DISCIPLINE, WHAT GREAT TEACHERS DO DIFFERENTLY, THE BOOK WHISPERER, A BOOK WRITTEN BY AKHOR SOEPA were presented with help of charts and PPTs. The group members in respective book discussion team had spent their time reading, discussing and finally preparing the final presentation.There were total of 25 teachers who participated in the book discussion.
Tibetan Homes Foundation School has 26 teachers who come under this Teacher Professional Development project and through this project, benefits 490 students. Under the leadership of the school Principal, Mr. Migmar Tsering la, the school is successfully implementing both the PGPs and Collaborative Practices. The project began with the Orientation and workshop on Teacher Professional Development by the school Principal himself at the time of new Academic session.
24th – 27th June 2014: A team of three members comprising of Mr. Jamyang Gyaltsen la, the former Education Officer, Department of Education, CTA; Mr. Tashi Dhoundup la, the Director of Sambhota Hostel, Deckyiling and Mr. Tenzin Dhargyal, the Education Specialist at Tibet Fund, Dharamsala visited THF Rajpur and THF Mussoorie schools as a part of Teacher Professional Development On-site school visit.
A two member team from Department of Education and Tibet Fund, Dharamsala visited THF Rajpur as a part of On-site school visit to give support and guidance about the Teacher Professional Development Program. During their visit, the team spent two days and during their stay, they conducted the following sessions:
1. Attending one or two of the Collaborative Practices going in the school we visit
2. Meeting the teachers in the presence of the school Principals and discussing about their PGPs and sharing our thoughts and personal experiences
3. PowerPoint presentation on Teacher Professional Development and its importance