Bengaluru:8/11/21: Science and Technology Minister Ashok Chandra Panda today inaugurated a training programme for Science and Maths teachers of Odisha at the Talent Development Centre (TDC) under Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, said an official press release.
Inaugurating the training programme, the Minister stated that training and capacity building of Science and Math teachers will substantially support the High School Transformation under the 5-T initiative in the State
The role of highly trained teachers will be of immense help to the science and maths education scenario in the State, Panda added.
These teachers will be instrumental in the enhancement of quality education through state-of-the-art science laboratories opening in schools under transformation and this will encourage more enrolment in Government Schools, the Minister hoped.
As many as 114 Science and Maths teachers from different parts of the State are participating in this training programme in the first phase while such training will be organized from time to time
Panda spent hours with the trainees and exchanged views with them.
Prof M S Hegde, Director, TDC and Prof D N Rao, Convener of the programme were also present on the occasion.