Teachers Training Orogram by Pune Pride
Beneficiaries : 12000
Cost : 3400000
President : Ravindra Kulkarni
Rotarian Team : Deepak Kelkar, Dhananjay Thosar, Dhananjay kulkarni, MAHESH KULKARNI, Ravindra Moholkar, Shashank Inamdar, Shriharsha Jogalekar, Vinay Jumde
Non Rotary Partner : Pune Muncipal Corporation; Navnirmiti Learning Foundation (NLM)
To conduct a series of sessions for training of primary school teachers from schools run by Pune Municipal Corporation for mathematics using Universal Active Maths -“MathLab” concept Objectives of the project: - To reduce the rate of “Drop Out” students from primary schools run by Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), - To enable and arm teachers with advanced teaching skills using Universal Active Mathematics method and MathLab kits to improve their teaching abilities. Need of the project: Fear of mathematics in students’ mind is known and this phobia is to be removed at early age. Students will be informed utility of mathematics to drive away fear. Teachers will be trained in effective methods which generate interest among students. Scope of the project: The project will broadly involve following activities - No. of primary schools selected (run by PMC):150 - No. of teachers to be trained:1,200(8 primary teachers per school) - No. of batches:30X3 days each, plus 30X2 1-day follow-up workshops with gap of 6 months - Provide MathLab Kits:300 (2 kits per school) - Assessment of training (process, effectiveness & other parameters) through feedback At the end of the project, all 1,200 trained teachers will use acquired expertise year after year.