76 govt school teachers honoured with ICT award
LUCKNOW: : The Uttar Pradesh Basic Education department on Saturday honoured 76 teachers of government-run primary and upper primary schools for promoting computer-based teaching, especially use of Information and Computer Technology (ICT), in making learning more joyful and interactive at their respective institutions. The teachers were felicitated at a ceremony organised in Lucknow on Saturday.
A state selection committee shortlisted teachers from all 75 districts on the basis of presentations submitted by them. After that the UP Basic education department invited them to make their presentations.
Firoz Khan, one of the awardees and assistant teacher at a primary school in Bulandshahr district, has been using ICT for over a decade now.
From Meerut, Yatika Pundir and Kausar Jahan of primary schools at Kamalpur and Phaphunda respectively, were felicitated. “I introduced smart classes in 2012. Students have greatly benefited from the initiative. Now, to be acknowledged for my hard work in this manner is very satisfying,” said Yatika.Another teacher recognised for his efforts was Mudit Kishore Seth of Primary School Arkara Rasoolpur in Shahjahanpur, where smart classes have been running since 2008. “The department decided to honour teachers who tried to do something extra to make the teaching-learning process joyful and give a new dimension to our education system,” said director basic education Sarvendra Vikram Bahadur Singh.
“In fact, some teachers are making every effort, using highly innovativemeans, tostrengthen the education system in basic schools,” he added.
Teachers being felicitated at a ▪ programme in Lucknow on Saturday.