Nursery school teachers benefit from Behaviour Management Workshop

Written by on November 3, 2022

Sixty-one (61) nursery school teachers participated in a two-day Behaviour Management Workshop to build their knowledge on assessing students’ behaviours and creating a positive learning environment.

The workshop held in the auditorium of the National Centre for Educational Resource & Development (NCERD) building Kingston, Georgetown, targeted nursery school teachers from Education District Four (4). The training was hosted by the Special Education Needs (SEN) Unit of NCERD in collaboration with their SEN counterpart from the Education District Four (4) office.

Yesterday’s session saw 33 teachers from schools on the East Bank of Demerara, while today’s workshop included 28 teachers from schools on the East Coast of Demerara.

The workshop focused-in on three main areas, namely:

– Examining common classroom behaviours

– Understanding learners’ behaviours and

– Creating a climate for good behaviour.

Special Education Needs Officer- NCERD, Ms. Uette Mitchell who was one of the workshop’s facilitator emphasised that training sessions of this nature are essential because it helps to foster a positive learning environment for teachers and students. Other facilitators included Special Education Needs Officer- NCERD , Ms Yolanda Troatman, and Ms. Simone Abrams, Education Officer- SEN of Region Four.

NCERD has been working continuously to expand the knowledge and skills of teachers across Guyana, and this training demonstrates the entity’s commitment to achieving this goal.


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