Teachers to converge in Delhi to discuss classroom teaching

In the backdrop of several reforms initiated in classroom teaching, teachers from across the country will converge here at a to would discuss and debate the personal and professional challenges in classrooms.

Last Updated: Oct 24, 2010, 19:44 PM IST

New Delhi: In the backdrop of several
reforms initiated in classroom teaching, teachers from across
the country will converge here at a to would discuss and
debate the personal and professional challenges in classrooms.

The conference which will be the first of its kind,
will be held on November 13 in association with NCERT, CBSE,
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti and Kendriya Vidyalaya Samiti.

Several academic researchers and administrators would
also join the discussion forum with the teachers to resolve
issues concerning the teaching fraternity, sources said.

Themes which would figure in the conference would
range from curriculum and content, text books and beyond to
innovative pedagogy, practices and outcomes -- and the Way
Forward.

Sessions would also be devoted to issues like purpose
and practice of teaching and personal and professional
Development in regards to aspirations and challenges.

Teachers from across the country are invited to
participate in the conference, sources said, adding, those
willing to present papers based on their own classroom
experiences or based on their research are also welcome to
register as presenters.

Some of the discussions will also revolve around
issues like teacher and pupil and the changing times, dynamic
relationships and the impact on learning.

Besides, there would be discussions on teacher
education, pre-Service and in-Service professional development
and the need and opportunities, sources said.

Issues like use of information and communication
technology as a tool of learning and challenges associated
with it and challenges and possibility would also be discussed
at the conference.

PTI