Mohali: Education Minister Dr Daljeet Singh Cheema and Director General School Education, Pradeep Kumar Aggarwal inaugurated TEFES programme through EDUSAT on Tuesday in the presence of other senior education officials such as Chairperson, Punjab School Education Board, Director SCERT, Additional State Project Director – SSA, Deputy State Projector Director RMSA, PICTES, Director Digital Equaliser Programme, AIF and representative from DELL.
On this occasion Cheema expressed that financial literacy has increasingly risen as a key competency and area of focus in development practice. He requested the school principals and teachers to focus on the development of financial literacy skills which are need of the hour.
He further requested students to participate under the training programme imparted by the American India Foundation as it provided innovative ways of teaching learning in schools.
Department of School Education, Punjab is taking several initiatives to bring innovation in classrooms and thereby improving the learning outcomes.
Considering the critical need and overwhelming response of teachers and students about financial literacy, The AIFT with generous support of DELL has agreed to conduct training for teachers and students through Edusat in collaboration with Department of School Education, Punjab for strengthening education system in 3289 govt schools. DP
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