Untrained teachers undergo training
Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 31 January 2020
“ABOUT 95 untrained teachers in the Western Province are undergoing Teachers in Training (TIT) course.
“The training is being conducted in the Western provincial capital, Gizo.
“It was conducted by the Ministry of Education Education with funding support from the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
“According to the Dr. Patricia Rodie, a lecturer in education at the University of the South Pacific (USP) School of Education the training targeted the untrained teachers in Choiseul and Western provinces.
“The aim for the project is to upgrade them, give them qualification so that they can be involved in teaching service,” she said.
“Dr Rodie said the first cohort of training started in July and August last year with two more trainings being conducted in November and December 2019.
“She said the last two courses from last year’s training will be completed next week.
“After sitting their final exams they will be qualified to graduate with a certificate in primary education,” she explained.”
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