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March 4, 2017

Two-week training of teachers concludes at Burn Hall College

National

March 4, 2017

ABBOTTABAD: A two-week extensive Teachers Training Workshop concluded at the Army Burn Hall College for Boys here on Friday.

More than 185 teachers of various schools from all over the country participated in the event, which commenced on February 20. About 42 teachers from Frontier Corps Public Schools (FCPS) of Peshawar, Bara, Bajaur, Landikotal, Miranshah and Chitral, seven teachers of Quaid Public School, Kakul and 125 from other educational institutions from all over the country attended the training.

Army Burn Hall College Principal Brigadier Wajid Qayyum Paracha, who has initiated a number of educational reforms in the institution including training workshop for teachers, was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony as he distributed certificates and souvenirs amongst the participants.

The aim of the workshop was to provide the teachers an opportunity to refresh their knowledge on various aspects of learning and teaching, including education philosophy, psychology, teaching methodologies and share the best pedagogical practices. The Army Burn Hall College has engaged professional trainers as resource persons from different educational institutions. The resource persons included chief instructor Army Burn Hall College, senior faculty members, besides some renowned educationists.

The workshop discussed theories of education, psychology, education methodology, communication skills, theories of motivation, concept teaching in mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology, computer-assisted teaching, guidance and counselling, assessment, exams and feedback system, assignments, notebooks, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. Brigadier Wajid Qayyum Paracha appreciated the participants for showing interest in different sessions of the workshop.

Earlier, Col. Manzoor Abbassi, organiser of the workshop, briefed the participants about the aim and objectives of the workshop. He said it was an opportunity for the participants to refresh their knowledge for the best teaching practices and generate interest among teachers in educational philosophy, theories of learning, and teachers methodology.

 

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