The teaching and administrative staff of St Mary's Kannarpady underwent special online orientation program on 8th, 10th and 11th June ,2021.
On 8th June Ms Linet Castelino conducted 2 online training sessions for the members of staff regarding the features, Usage and instructional aids of Zoom Application.
On 11th June Dr Vince Alva, Principal of Milagres college, Kalyanpur spoke on the challenges faced by teachers during the Pandemic hit days. He stressed the need of enhancing the technical expertise and effective communication skills for the optimum utilization of online education. Teachers brainstormed the effective methods of handling the sensitive needs of students in the context of home learning.
On 12th June Dr Judy Pinto, a well-known educationist and counsellor presented her thoughts on the basic counselling skills required for teachers to facilitate the special emotional needs of students. Teachers during the interaction contributed their creative thoughts on upgrading the teaching practices with effective counselling skills.
More than 75 teachers and administrative staff actively took part in this 2days online orientation program.
Ms Helen Carnelio and Ms Rajashree anchored the program.
The online orientation sessions were organized by Principal Rev Fr. Johnson Sequeira and coordinated by Vice Principal Ms Rita Quadros.