Training of Trainers on ICT-based Teaching Methodology July, 2023

SHIKSHA Initiative, with a decade-long expertise in training over 4500 teachers from Government Primary Schools of Uttar Pradesh, developed a sui generis module of training that engaged teachers/officials for three levels – State, District, Block, and School.

With the vision of making all the stakeholders of the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education System equipped with in-depth knowledge of technology in education, SHIKSHA Initiative submitted a proposal for ICT-based training to the DGSE, Mr. Vijay Kiran Anand, which was immediately approved. A plan for conducting the training for Master Trainers (DIET Lecturer, SRGs, DC Training, ARPs) and teachers was designed in a cascade model (State-District-Block- School) as submitted to the SCERT, UP for further dissemination supported by SHIKSHA Initiative.

On 4 July 2023, a 3-day training of Trainers on ICT-based Teaching Methodology was launched and inaugurated by Dr. Pawan Sachan, Director, SCERT UP. SHIKSHA Initiative offline ICT content and their initiative to ensure that teachers are trained to use technology will add a new chapter to the teaching-learning scenario of Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Sachan appreciated SHIKSHA Initiative’s efforts in this direction. He requested all the participating DIET Lecturers, SRGs, and DC Trainings to plan training for Level 2(District level for ARPs and quality coordinators) and Level 3 (Block level for teachers of Govt. Primary Schools) in their respective districts immediately after returning from the training so that they can maximize utilization of the ICT assets and content.

The training was attended by 24 SRGs, 13 DIET Lecturers, and 9 DC Training from 21 districts across UP. The training covered various aspects of pedagogy, the use of ICT in education, and challenges. They were also familiar with the CMS user interface, LMS, and how to combine reading and writing while taking ICT Classes. The participants were also given laptops for a hands-on experience on how to conduct class using ICT.

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