Andhra Pradesh has signed a MoU with the University of Cambridge which will allow the university to provide training to teachers and students under the Municipal Department to improve their proficiency in English language.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy, between the University of Cambridge, and the State Urban Development Department by Vijay Kumar, Commissioner of Municipal Administration on behalf of the State Government and TK Arunachalam, Regional Director of Cambridge University, South Asia.
As part of the programme, 12,378 teachers working in municipal schools along with students across the state will be trained to develop proficiency in English language. In all 14 language labs will be set up in 13 districts across the state. Training will also be given in Science and Mathematics. Municipal Department, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, will provide the required infrastructure. The University of Cambridge will provide the training programmes free of cost under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Nearly, two lakh students studying in municipal schools will be trained in English along with Mathematics and Science. Already 8,000 teachers have completed 30- day training to teach various subjects in English and have passed the Cambridge Assessment English test. The remaining 4,000 are under training. Three studios will be set up at Visakhapatnam, Kurnool and Vijayawada. The teaching material will be prepared by the teachers in all the municipal schools and will be provided to the children through these studios.
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