Bhubaneswar: A three-day training programme on coding and tinkering for teachers, commenced today at a city-based hotel. Organised by Mo School, the training programme is intended to empower teachers in making teaching-learning mechanism interactive and engaging and aid in the transmission of 21st-century skills.
Attending the inaugural ceremony of the programme, Mo School Chairperson, Susmita Bagchi laid importance on maneuvering coding practices by teachers in everyday classroom transaction.
Under the ‘Students’ Aspirational Programme’ of Mo School, coding and tinkering sessions are being encouraged extensively in the transformed high schools to enable the optimum utilisation of students’ potentials. For the successful implementation of this initiative, Mo School has been working tirelessly in collaboration with national and international non-profit organisations.
Bagchi said, “With the application of coding practices in classrooms, students are sure to develop their excellence in arithmetic reasoning and enhance their computational thinking. Mo School is committed to enabling students and teachers to be future-ready; thereby making classrooms a hub where high aspirations can flourish.”
Science teachers from thirty districts have participated in the programme where they received hands-on training on the most effective practices of coding and programming. The inaugural day witnessed the participation of 62 teachers from 50 high schools.
Mo School COO, Amarjit Jena was also present at the inaugural session among other dignitaries. The programme is being organised in collaboration with Quest Alliance.