NLCIL honours Fulbright teaching scholar
NLCIL management felicitated Neyveli school teacher, who got global recognition in 'Exchange Program' sponsored by the USA
November 30, 2019
Neyveli: NLC India Limited
's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Rakesh Kumar, Director (HR) R Vikraman and Director (Power) Shaji John felicitated Teacher of St. Joseph of Cluny School (Neyveli) Sudha Prasad on November 28 at its corporate office, Neyveli for successfully completing the prestigious Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (FTEA) held at the USA from September 11 to October 30.
's CMD and functional directors interacted with Sudha Prasad and motivated her and teaching community to bring more laurels to Neyveli. Cluny School's principal Joyce Roseline, WIPS's President M Vijayalakshmi, WIPS's Treasurer S Vijayalakshmi, WIPS Assistant Treasurer Annama Thomas and Publication Secretaries were present on the occasion.
'Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program' is sponsored by the US Department of state with funding provided by the US government and administered by IREX, a global Development & Education organisation. This is an exchange program wherein 116 teachers from 60 different countries of the world were selected after a gruelling selection process. She is the lone teacher from Tamil Nadu among the three teachers of India selected for this cohort II.
Twenty teachers were placed at each of the six participating Universities in the USA. She was placed at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. They attended 224 hours of instruction on Pedagogical methodologies; Sudha considers the Fulbright TEA program in the USA a great enriching experience of the education system in America which is technologically highly advanced.
FTEA program provides academic seminars on teaching methodologies and strategies, curriculum development, lesson planning, and instructional technology training. Intensive English language instruction will be offered to teachers who need additional practice. It will also include a practicum of at least 40 hours with a US partner teacher in a US secondary school near the host university to actively engage participants in the US classroom environment. Cultural enrichment, mentoring, and support will be provided to participants throughout the program.
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