Dear Friends (english below)
Oggi desideriamo condividere con voi le notizie di questi giorni sulle attività di formazione realizzate grazie al progetto ETI Nepal sostenuto con i fondi Otto per Mille della Chiesa Valdese, rivolte a maestre e maestri della scuola di Chhaling e alle donne in agricoltura.
Secondo quanto previsto dal progetto, dal 2 al 6 luglio maestre e maestri hanno partecipato a specifici workshops e si sono confrontati, con la guida del responsabile del training, con i colleghi di una scuola primaria, nota per la qualità dell’insegnamento, nella vicina città di Patan. Le partecipanti alla formazione agricola, invece, oltre a partecipare alla lezioni hanno cominciato a praticare sul campo quanto appreso in aula.
In partnership con la ong nepalese Tude e la coordinatrice locale Sagarika Bhatta, insieme agli operatori della formazione Parshuram Niraula, Srija Tuladhar, Olina Shahi, Suman Gajurel e Sunita Pandeya, possiamo dirci soddisfatti dei risultati, raggiunti grazie al grande impegno di ognuno di loro.
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Today we would like tell you some news about ETI Nepal project outputs.
According to educational training for Shree Gyan Jyoti School, the teachers were involved in specific training program during their summer holiday between 2-6 July. Some themes covered were : Child growth and development; Needs and instincts among children and living creatures; Heredity and environment, Teaching Math through fun; Briefing about the visit to the YMBA school (Lagankhel – Patan, Kathmandu Valley), educational movie and discussion; School visit, interaction and outputs.
We’ll focus on the school visit and outputs:
Two visits to the YMBA school were managed to prepare the visit for Shree Gyan Jyoti teachers. The school have only 112 students, and is growing slowly. It is up to class five, and managed by a very efficient and mature Principal, Asha Ratna Shakya. They charge very low fees compared to other schools in the valley, yet the teachers are highly motivated maintaining the highest standard. Shree Gyan Jyoti teachers went to different classes to observe teaching, took photographs, interacted with teachers to learn and share their experiences. The teachers at YMBA are not highly paid, nor are they trained, but the Gyan Jyoti teachers were amazed to see the amount of work put into the classroom and children’s care.
It is hoped that the visit gave the Gyan Jyoti teachers an insight how effective management can help the institution to run smoothly and even without any big funds. Overall, the teachers seem to have enjoyed all the sessions and the visit that should help them to be more efficient and motivated to work towards the growth and development of children.
According to agricultural training, farmers has been involved in lessons and on the field.
The main subjects covered were: Permaculture(definition, core tenets and principles of design, theory and common practices); Training and pruning of vegetables and fruits; Disease, Bio-pesticides, Integrated disease management and pest management; Seedling in tray using cocopeat; Hardening of seedling; Making ridges and furrows in the main field; Transplantation of seedling in the main field; Irrigation and manuring the plant.
In partnership with TUDE ngo and local coordinator Sagarika Bhatta with officers & trainers Parshuram Niraula, Shrija Tuladhar, Olina Shahi, Suman Gajurel and Sunita Pandeya we can say that we are satisfied with the outputs, thank you to all of them for their strong engagement!