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Govt school heads to be trained at Cambridge

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Published : Oct 2, 2018, 1:08 am IST
Updated : Oct 2, 2018, 1:08 am IST

While the first batch will be at Cambridge between October 8-17, the training for the next batch will be from October 19-28.

Delhi deputy chief Minister Manish Sisodia
 Delhi deputy chief Minister Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: The Delhi government is sending 60 principals of its schools to the prestigious Cambridge University in England for a training programme.

Announcing the decision on Monday, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the principals would be sent in two batches of 30 each for the Inspiring Leadership Improving Performance.

 

“The Delhi government has increased it teachers-training budget more than 11 times from Rs 9 crore to Rs102 crore. After the improvement in infrastructure in government schools, the next target is that the teachers should be trained at the best level,” Mr Sisodia said while addressing a gathering of principals here.

While the first batch will be at Cambridge between October 8-17, the training for the next batch will be from October 19-28.

So far, around 119 Delhi government school principals have attended the 10-day programme at Cambridge.

“Teachers should have the first-hand experience of the best education practices of the world and it is with this perspective that our government stresses on teachers’ training at best institutes of the world,” the education minister said.

 

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