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Indian state plans mass training for EL teachers

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Primary school teachers in the state of Karnataka, India (which includes the mega-city of Bangalore) will participate in special training for English language teaching. The programme is organised by the state’s department of public instruction, and aims to involve 5,100 teachers before the end of the academic year.

Additional commissioner of public instruction Veeranna Turmari said, ‘The government has introduced English as a subject in primary schools to empower the children. But to achieve that the teachers need to be trained properly.’

Read more about how the English teaching training programme for primary school teachers in the state of Karnataka here.


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