“No one is you, and that’s your power."
The Teacher Empowerment Programme was held on January 12th 2024, for selected teachers from T.I. School and from the AMM Foundation Group of Schools at T.I. School, AV Hall, on the topic ‘Handling Expectations’ during the forenoon session and ‘Giving and Receiving Feedback’ in the afternoon session.
Mr. Parthiban, Physical Director of AMM School, discussed the topic ‘Handling expectations’. The session was very interactive, where he was explaining it from a student-centred approach and how as teachers they can handle them with various approaches so that the students have a learning mind-set. The session was activity-filled so that each teacher valued the importance of handling expectations in all directions.
Giving and receiving feedback was discoursed by Mrs. Sharada from AMM School by sharing the impact of our past negative and positive feedback and how this feedback can be given effectively to build a strong eco system in the organisation, which in turn makes the organisation progress towards its mission and objectives. As a solution, action plans and constructive feedback were instilled among teachers.
The fourth session of Teacher Empowerment Programme was held on 14th December 2023 in T.I.School, Ambattur. Mr. Shankar, AMM School and Ms. Vimalda, Vellian Chettiar Hr. Sec. School were the resource persons.
Mr. Shankar dealt with Problem Solving and Decision Making. The session began with a discussion on various problems students face. He shared a few audio clippings were students had expressed their opinion on teachers and their response to students who meet them with problems.
The participants with the help of the resource person arrived at a few strategies to deal with students’ problems.
Referring to the case studies participants were able to arrive at points to remember while dealing with behavioral issues of students
Ms. Vimalda began the afternoon session by giving a brief introduction on four kinds of behavior
She facilitated a discussion on situations where teachers exhibit a behavior. The following points were shared in the presentation: