Masters training program for KMC schools teachers begins

KARACHI: Sr Director Information Technology Masood Alam has said that teachers in KMC schools were being provided with awareness about modern teaching techniques with the help of Information Technology so that they could prepare themselves for future challenges.

Excellent results from online learning and teaching have emerged in whole world. Our teacher should also be provided with opportunities of benefiting from those experiments, he expressed these views while addressing an inaugural ceremony of 5day Master Training Program held at Computer Training Centre for KMC schools teachers in collaboration with renowned international organization, Intel Corporation.

On this occasion, Intel Corporation Consultant Rubina, Director Training Muhammad Fakhruddin and other officers were present. Alam thanked Intel Corporation for its cooperation in holding of Masters Training Program and expressed the hope that other concerned organizations would also provide their cooperation for holding different courses.

He said that current Masters Trainers Program was a part of Masters Trainers Program held in 2009 in collaboration with Intel Corporation which was aiming at building educational facilities of KMC schools on modern lines, therefore, this was excellent opportunity for KMC schools teachers that they learn modern teaching techniques despite old methods and avail from experiments of foreign teachers through online learning which could help enhance standard of education in government schools.

Intel Corporation Consultant Ms Rubina informed that Masters Training Program was a part of Intel Corporation Education Initiative which consisted of five parts. This program aimed at creating three types of skills in teachers and students which include Collaborative Skills and Critical Thinking Skills so that like private schools government schools teachers and students would have such skills which would not only improve educational standard but also Pakistani nation could gain significant status in IT sector.

Earlier Director Training Fakhruddin while addressing ceremony said that Intel Corporation had provided its cooperation to KMC in IT training and Masters Training Program was being arranged second time which would produce positive results.

He said that latest computer system and internet service had been provided to all participants for this training program and every possible effort was being made to modernize these courses and training programs for KMC employees according to modern needs.