Kamalanagar, 27 March 2019: A two-day seminar-cum-workshop for primary and middle school teachers of CADC was conducted by School Education Department, CADC from 26th – 27th March’ 2019 at Kamalanagar Public School.
Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM, CADC, Dg. H. Amaresh Chakma, Chairman, CADC, Dg. Lakkhan Chakma, E.M., CADC, Dg. Durjyo Dhan Chakma, E.M. CADC and Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya, MDC, CADC graced the programme.
The seminar-cum-workshop which started from the second session of the first day imparted training on maintenance of SMC (School management Committee) accounts, Automated Monitoring System, formation of SMC and its powers and function.
Some 227 primary school teachers and some 178 middle school teachers attended the seminar-cum-workshop.
Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM, CADC and Chief Guest of the inaugural programme while speaking explained that the programme was necessitated to acquaint the teachers with the new education policies of the new Executive Committee in CADC which he stressed was very important for successful delivery of their vision on education.
“The teachers are the agents of the government for implementing their policies on education and so, interaction with the teacher to make them understand the intent of the policy maker is very vital”, he said.
While emphasizing that the reputation of the Executive Committee depends on the performance of the teachers towards their service to educate the children, he urged the teacher community not to let them down.
While acknowledging that 70-80% of the schools are in poor condition in terms of infrastructure he implored that it should not become an excuse for the school not to function as it’s a matter of future of our own children and in the same breath he assured the teachers that his Executive Committee is going to make the best effort to restore the condition of the schools.
He further added, “The teachers are leaders as well and they should make effort to mobilize help at local level to repair the schools and furniture just enough to run the schools. In the meantime the CADC authority shall mobilize resources to address all issues related to school education.”
He also informed the gathering that he sought the help of the local MLA, Dr. B.D. Chakma for repairing of as many school as possible out MLA LAD Fund while expressing happiness over the positive response from him.
While referring to the notification barring charge of admission fees from students from the next academic session he stated that many gets drop out because of burden of school expenses and added that girls children are the first victim as boys are preferred by the parents if they are forced to make a choice out of economic reason.
He has been also very stern regarding the practice of substitute teachers and urged everyone to desist from employing any substitute.