A CENTRAL Level Instructor course to train the teachers who will, in turn, reinstruct others to teach kindergarten students with the use of new curricula during the 2016-2017 academic year kicked off at the No 4 Basic Education High School in Mandalay on Friday.
Mandalay Region Chief Minister U Ye Myint made an opening speech and greeted the attendees before inspecting the teaching/learning aids.
Present at the ceremony were members of the Mandalay Region government, the director general of the Institutes of Teachers Training, officials from the Mandalay Region Education Department and a total of 500 trainee teachers from across the country.
Work on the new curriculum for kindergarten began in 2013.
The new curriculum features several pillars: writing and reading, ensuring physical and mental well-being for being able to learn the knowledge including Mathematics with enthusiasm, moral development, interaction, exploring Basic Match, art and creation, environmental observation.
Thiha Ko Ko( Mandalay)