The Department of Education, CTA has initiated a professional development training for teachers of Sambhota Tibetan Schools at Kailashpura, Arlikumari, Gulledhalla and Chowkur in Bylakuppe, South India from August 20-29, 2014. These primary schools have been recently transferred by CTSA to the Sambhota Tibetan Schools Society.
The main focus of the program is to strengthen and develop Early Grade Reading skills. About 18 primary teachers of th aforementioned schools will get hands on training in effective teaching methods.
Mr. Tashi Dhondup, Director of Sambhota Educational Home, Dekyiling has been assigned as professional development coordinator for effective English teaching in primary and middle schools. He will also observe classroom teaching with feedback and give lesson demonstrations to the teachers and students.
The Professional Development Programme has been made possible with funding assistance from the USAID through The Tibet Fund.