2 English teachers love online lectures: The Tribune India

Nawanshahr, June 3

Kavita Sabharwal and Dimpy Khurana Bassi, who work as English teachers at Rahon Government Secondary School (Boys) and Alachaur Government Secondary School respectively, have brought laurels to Nawanshahr District as their online lectures have been recommended by NCERT for broadcast on DTH TV Channel.

Kavita Sabharwal

The duo received appreciation from the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) for their commendable contribution to content development as well than holding virtual classes on TV, radio channels and social media sites like WhatsApp and YouTube during the lockdown period.

The District Education Officer (Secondary), Sushil Kumar Tuli, acknowledging their efforts, sent them letters of appreciation. He said teachers had ensured that students’ studies did not suffer during the lockdown. They carefully prepared all electronic content and made sure to deliver it in a way that was easily understood by students.

“It is thanks to the sincere efforts of teachers that the education department has successfully organized online classes,” he added.

Dr. Bindu Gulati, Deputy Director and State Project Coordinator (English), SCERT, Punjab while acknowledging their voluminous contribution in providing quality education, commended their dedication, zeal and enthusiasm. She said the two teachers were involved in the content development of the English workbooks for students in Classes VI, VII and IX of the Punjab School Education Board for the 2020-21 academic session. They have also prepared manuals for teachers.

Also, both of them have been preparing audio and video lessons for NCERT, DD Punjabi, All India Radio, Radio Chan Pardesi, Doaba Radio, Swayam Prabha for more than two months to ease the burden of students and provide them with good content, she has added.

She said, “Their lessons are broadcast according to the schedule given by the State Department of Education under the ‘Ghar Baithe Sikhiya’ program.” —OC