Kathmandu/26 September-In coordination between Kathmandu University School of Education and National School of Sciences (NIST School), the second phase of thematic training program has been completed under the ‘Continuous Teachers Professional Development Program‘ for teacher capacity development. The program was organized by CPEP program coordinator of Kathmandu University. It was conducted in conjunction with Dr. Parbati Dhungana.
In the program conducted on September 25 in the seminar hall of NIST School, the chief trainers of Kathmandu University, Dipesh Shrestha, Dr. Roshni Rajvanshi and Purna Shrestha facilitated the program. Rabina Maharjan from Kathmandu University was also present in the program. On behalf of the National School of Sciences, the educational program coordinators Chanda Subedi, Amrit Sharma Gautam and the departmental heads of the Faculty of Science, Sunil Chapagain, Rajiv Chandra Belbase and Puskal Khanal, conducted the sample teaching work, and the science teachers working in NIST School actively participated in the program.
In the training, different methods of evaluation were discussed using methods focused on action research to develop effective teaching learning and competence in students. The training was mainly linked to various subjects of physics, chemistry and biology and practical discussions were held about progressive teaching learning and authentic assessment. Discussing the problems that appear in the teaching work, it was said that emphasis should be placed on the use of the STEAM method to make the subject-specific classes very productive.
It is believed that these types of training programs conducted in schools will help to improve the capacity of teachers and make the teaching and learning activities in the classroom sustainable and effective. In addition, it is seen that this can play an important role in making the teaching work more effective and student-centered learning, making the theoretical knowledge sustainable and instilling interest in learning among the students.