Declaring that the Aam Aadmi party (AAP) led Punjab Government has fulfilled another guarantee promised to the people of the state, the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday announced that the first batch of 36 Principals will visit Singapore for further sharpening of their professional skills.
The Chief Minister, in a video message, said that during the run-up of the assembly polls, AAP had given a guarantee to the people that the education system will be completely transformed in the state. “Since teachers are the nation builders who can uplift the level of education, it was guaranteed that their teaching skills will be upgraded by ensuring quality training to them. As a part of this guarantee, the first batch of 36 Government School Principals will be going to Singapore on February 4 for professional training,” he said.
The Chief Minister said that these Principals will be participating in a Professional Teacher Training seminar from February 6-10. “This first batch will return back on February 11 after the completion of seminar,” said Mann, envisioning that lakhs of students from across the State will be benefitted from this revolutionary step as with additional expertise from Singapore, these Principals will upgrade level of education being imparted in the state.
“On their return from Singapore, these Principals will share their experience with their colleagues and students. It will help in further upscaling the expertise and professional ability of the teachers to impart quality education to students,” he said.
Envisioning that this will prove to be a milestone for reforming the education system in the state, Mann said that with these efforts, Punjab will soon become a frontrunner state in the field of education.