DSEJ imparts Study Skill training to 14,000 students of 206 Govt schools

Excelsior Correspondent
Jammu, July 9: Directorate of School Education Jammu, overcoming the internet constraints and COVID -19 pandemic restrictions, imparted training to 315 Teacher Counsellors working in the Counselling Cells of High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools of Jammu district and 14000 students, using virtual platforms, in collaboration with Bharti Foundation during the lockdown period.
An online valedictory function was held to acknowledge the efforts of the DSEJ, Teacher Counsellors, Bharti Foundation, Counselling Cell DSEJ and students under the chairmanship of Anuradha Gupta, Director School Education Jammu, here at Jammu.
315 Teacher counsellors from 206 Govt Sec / Hr Sec Schools were trained by the Resource Persons of Bharti Foundation on Study Skills Module which included topics like Goal setting, Stress Management, Tackling Procrastination and Time Management. These Teacher Counsellors in turn provided training to 14,000 students on Study Skills Module through online mode, video clips, audio clips, written material, flow charts, etc to ensure the holistic growth of the students despite the nationwide lockdown.
DSEJ Anuradha Gupta appealed the teaching community to document their experiences of the training period as well as their interactions with the students so that these can be published in the form of a booklet for the benefit of the rest of the teaching and students’ community and future references. She further instructed the concerned officials to add such training periods and accomplishments in the individual service records of the teachers for considerations in future and requirements by the department.
Delighted by the success and feedback of the students who got benefitted from this programme, Anuradha Gupta announced that this training module will be replicated in other districts of the Jammu division as well after incorporating covid-19 specific well-being issues.
Romesh Sharma, Head Counselling Cell DSEJ, informed that these study skills modules will be added in counselling calendar so as to make them a regular feature in schools.
In the valedictory function, that was held through the online mode, here at Jammu, Bharti Foundation applauded the determination and efforts of the Teacher Counsellors for arranging the lectures for the students using different means so as to reach the maximum number of students even during these tough and challenging times.


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