A team of 13 trainees comprising of teachers and teacher educators from different states of the Northeast visited Mothers School at Sri Aurobindo Ashram here.
The trainees under the certificate course in ‘Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) run in NERIE, NCERT was led by Prof. Nityananda Pradhan, Head, Department of Education and the Program Coordinator during the visit on November 8.
As a part of the visit, a workshop was conducted on the life and contributions of Sri Aurobindo to the field of education by Farida Khan, the Principal of the School.
Khan spoke on the critical aspects of the educational philosophy of Sri Aurobindo particularly on holistic education, child-centered pedagogy, contextual learning and education for humanity.
The trainees were also apprised of the teaching-learning process, assessment mechanism, and various community-based activities of the Mothers School.