CHILDREN FOR EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT AND RIGHTS (CHEER)

 

Intervention Three day residential training on Effective Teaching for Animators

3 day residential training on Effective Teaching for 24 Animators was conducted under Children for Education Environment and Rights (CHEER) project from 1st to 3rd September, 2018 at NEDSF, kharghuli, Guwahati. Mr. Te

nnyson Shaiphu the project Coordinator, welcomed the participants and introduced, Mr. Ajit Nath Kumar, the resource person to the participants and Sr. Deepika, Chief Coordinator of
the organisation. Sister Deepika addressed the participants and After the introduction the resource person took over the session.

Topics of the training

Qualities of good teacher:
1. Courage
2. Confidence
3. Kind
4. Loving and caring
5. Patience
6. Responsible
7. Punctuality
9. Leadership quality etc.
Class frame work:
1. Planning
2. Maintenance of register
3. Seating arrangements
4. Lesson planning for the class
5. Reading and writing practice
6. Class work
7. Home work
8. Follow up
The participants were asked to demonstrate how to
organize classes.

Methods of teaching
Different types of development :
1. Physical development
2. Language development
3. Mental or cognitive development
4. Creative development
5. Social and emotional development
The trainees were taught using different methods such as action songs and different learning activities. This method helped the animators grasp the concepts. The teachers are motivated to introduce these methods in their centres. On the second day the team was trained on how to plan for the lessons and they were guided on how to make class frame work. The afternoon session focused on practical demonstration on class management. The participants were divided in five different groups
and prepared a class teaching and learning demonstration. The third day program started with review of the previous day's session and continued with the technique of teaching and class
room management.

Learnings:

  1. Demonstration class helped the trainees to learn techniques of teaching and class room management.
  2. They learned how to manage several classes in one class room.
  3. It helped the participants to explore their creativity in class room management.
  4. Performance of co-curricular activities helped building confidence and personal development.
  5. It focused on skill development of the trainees.
  6. The training helped the trainees to understand how an activity helps in integrated development like- fine muscle development, large muscles development, language development, cognitive or mental development, creative development and social and emotional development.

Project Orientation Meeting

On 13th of Sept. two project orientation meetings were organized. One was at Khaliamari primary school. It was conducted under the initiative of Mr. Sunil Bhengra, Head teacher of the center and Amit Roy assistant teacher of Khaliamari study center. In Malijan the meeting was conducted under the initiative of Mr. Paulus Guria, the head teacher of the center and Hana Rumi Sanga the assistant teacher of Malijan study center. The meeting was conducted in the church. Objectives of the meeting was to orient the people of the village on the new project on Children for Education, Environment and Rights (CHEER) and Committee formation for each centre. On 14th project orientation meeting was organized in Joghalani Primary school. The meeting started at 2:15 pm. School headmaster and other teaching and non-teaching staff were present for the meeting. People of the community were also  by KirpaTopno and Philip Guria. On 16th of Sept. four meetings were organized in Bokajan. The Primary School. Another orientation meeting was organized in Sonabeel No-1 Phulbari on 16th Sept. Here the meeting was organized under the guidance and supervision of Jashmoni Sanga and Barnabas Kandulna. The other meeting was conducted in Sonabeel No-2 under the leadership of Elina Surin and Hemchandra Kumar. Oirentation meeting for Tang Tang centre was organized at Tang Tang. In Tang Tang the meeting was initiated under the guidance and leadership of Rupali Barla and Habil Aind. All the meetings had similar agenda as given above. The community people were present for the meeting. After the meeting they were provided with refreshments. Happy Toppo was the facilitator of the meetings. He explained to the community about the project and the works that are to be undertaken under the project.

Children’s Day Celebration

Children's day was celebrated in all the eight study centres. The program was conducted under the supervision of the teachers in their respective study centres. There were competitions (such as games, sports and dance and singing) organised in the centres. Teachers from government schools, Fr. Ranjeet Horo, Principal, St. Xavier's College, and Fr. Biswajtt Ekka, Director TSSS, were invited as the Chief Guests and dignitaries for the program. The Presidents and Secretaries of Study Centre Management Committee were also invited as Guests of honour. Celebration included cultural songs and dances by the students and teachers. There was interaction between the children and the Chief Guests and Guests of honor. There was prize distribution, funds for which was locally mobilized by the teachers. Tea and snacks were served at the end of the program.

Program impact

  • The children were able to get an opportunity to identify their talents and area of interest.
  • This gave an opportunity to build their confidence and face the public
  • The teachers also got the opportunity to organize and plan for program.
  • The program was able to attract the students to the study centres

Two day training on Children's Parliament

Two day training program on Children's Parliament (CP) was
conducted at Dholaibil, Tezpur from 10th to 11th December, 2018.
Impact of the program

  • It helped to make an effective review on the CP activity and work
  • It helped in making a strategic future planning
  • The program helped to understand the concept of Neighbourhood Children's Parliament in details
  • The roles and responsibilities of CP became more clear to them