The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has announced the launch of ‘Smart Teacher’ training program in partnership with EXTRAMARKS, digital education company. The key objective of this initiative is to up-skill and builds digital capability of school teachers.
Extramarks has been conducting pan-India virtual training sessions for teachers empowering them to use digital learning platforms and teach students digitally during this critical time. “Teachers across the country will immensely benefit from this joint initiative of FICCI/ Extramarks and will be able to learn the best teaching methodologies using technology particularly how to deliver concepts virtually and measure learning outcomes,” said Atul Kulshrestha, Chair, FICCI EdTech Task Force and Founder and CMD, Extramarks while adding, “ Our collaboration will also help in integrating technology led pedagogy in school systems, which is at the core of NEP-2020.”
‘Smart Teacher’ is a Certified Training program. It will be conducted through online modes which will consist of high-impact live sessions, discussions, and activities. Teachers through comprehensive training programs will collaborate with a diverse set of peers to further enrich their learning and professional network. It is a 3-day Capability Building Program, devised to help teachers grasp the evolving pedagogical needs of their students. The Program also empowers teachers in adopting New Age teaching-learning methodologies that are practical in nature and in sync with their individual teaching style.
The program is focused on embedding digital technologies in teaching and learning practices with innovative and engaging online content creation, classroom and lesson planning with effective assessment tools for measuring learning effectiveness and timely intervention to bridge learning gaps.