J&K Teacher to attend US Training Program

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Baramulla Teacher Among 64 Global Teachers Attending US Training Program

A teacher from J&K’s  Baramulla district has been selected for the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP), by Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Government. ILEP is held to bring outstanding secondary school teachers from around the globe to the United States to further develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills, and increase their knowledge about the United States. The program is aimed at recognizing the transformative power of an effective teacher and equips teachers with expanded teaching methodologies, lesson planning techniques, and leadership and technology skills through targeted coursework, intensive training, and field experience at a US secondary school. 28-year-old Waseem Ahmad Gani, from Friends colony Baramulla is working as a teacher in Government High School Baramulla.

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Waseem has done his schooling from JNV Baramulla and completed BSc in IT and Mathematics from GDC Baramulla. Later, he has perused his Bed and Med from University of Kashmir. He has been teaching initially at Saint Joseph Baramulla and later was appointed as teacher in Government education department. Waseem is among five teachers in India and 64 globally who have been selected for the six months prestigious training program. He is scheduled to leave in December. During the program, he will be based at a school of education in a US University.

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