CSIR-IITR and KAMP Workshop On Enhancing Science Education

  • At the CSIR-IITR, Lucknow a special teacher training workshop was conducted for more than 50 teachers from different schools
  • On the topic Enhancing Science Education: A Program on Visual and Practical Learning”.
  • KAMP’s second Continuous Professional Development program for educators in association with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
  • Emphasised the need for a holistic approach to teaching science.
  • Importance of hands-on activities, problem-solving, and fostering scientific curiosity.
  • Shared valuable insights into the practical implementation of these strategies.
  • Teachers were taken for a lab visit at the CSIR-IITR facility, where they learned more about Toxicology, its content present in water, food, soil, etc.
  • A group discussion on the critical challenges faced in school education and strategies to fulfil them.
  • Addressed the challenges that educators face in igniting the passion for science in students and preparing them for future innovations
  • Emphasised the need for educators to adapt to evolving teaching methods and integrate practical, real-life experiences into the curriculum.

ABOUT CSIR-IITR

  • CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research.
  • Was established in 1965.
  • A multidisciplinary research institute with the motto, Safety to Environment, Health and Service to Industry 
  • Aims to address problems critical to human health and the environment

ABOUT KAMP

  • Is an Initiative and Knowledge Alliance of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) -National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR) and industrial partner M/S Nysa Communications Pvt. Ltd. (NCPL).
  • Develop creativity, meaningful learning, critical reading and thinking skills that bring out the inherent abilities of the students.
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