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Sikkim Govt Signs MoU with British Council

Sikkim Govt Signs MoU with British Council
June 13
14:48 2017

The Human Resource Development department of Sikkim government on Monday signed an MoU with the British Council to enhance quality of education in the state. The MoU was signed by GP Upadhaya, additional chief secretary cum principal Human Resource Development department and Alan Gemmell, Head of British Council.

The MoU will improve the educational structure of the schools of Sikkim as planned by the Chief Minister and his vision to revolutionise Sikkim’s education and help children achieves greater feats in life, Additional Chief Secretary cum Principal Secretary HRDD G P Upadhyay said.

The purpose of the MoU is to support the aims and aspirations of the young people of Sikkim through collaborative projects in the area of English, education and skills by strengthening the capacity of the teachers and other professionals, working with youth in the state and support its cultural economy.

The programme also include capacity building in teaching, learning and research pedagogy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Social Science teachers from undergraduate colleges and universities in Sikkim by UK higher education experts along with internship of young faculties at relevant UK Universities.

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