Hyderabad: “The Government of Telangana has realised the importance of the profession of teaching, which is demonstrated through the massive increase in funding in the education sector,” said G Ashok Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Telangana Backward Classes Welfare and Residential Educational Institutions Society, while urging graduates to be proud of their profession and act as agents of change in moulding the next generation.
The Professional Development Centre (PDC) of the Aga Khan Academy celebrated its first graduation ceremony in Telangana for 32 government school teachers as part of an official MoU with the Telangana State School Education Department here on Thursday. Course participants completed tier 1, 2 and 3 of PLES (Professional Learning for Educators Series), a competency based professional development programme.
PLES is designed to build teacher capacity in English classroom delivery; update teachers in current pedagogy and methodology; develop interactive learning techniques and student-centred teaching methodologies. The PLES programme was originally conceived as a joint intervention between the Aga Khan Academies network, the Government of Madagascar, and the World Bank.