Since the outbreak of the Pandemic, we witnessed a great shift in the traditional education system. Technology-driven approach is now the need of time. Online classes and webinars plays a vital role now in the learning process. The Foundation trust team has outlined new ways of learning via integrated digital methods. Anganwadi workers are trained by volunteers from the Foundation Trust who further helps children in understanding the activities assigned.
The team aim is to enhance the quality of education. A holistic approach is being adopted to improve the learning methods that can benefit the students in the long run. Training is provided to the teachers for adopting effective techniques for educating children.
|Learning Programs for school students
|Training Sessions for Anganwadi workers
After re-opening of vocational training institute post lockdown in October 2021, the main focus has been on organising several training programs for increasing employment opportunities for the students. Since October 2021, a total of 316 students have benefitted from various training programs.
|Sewing Machine Operator
|Tailoring and Handicraft Training
|Gas Pipe Line fitter training||Sutrapada||52 Students|
Remedial Education Program
Location-Salt marine and Chemical Division, Port Victor, Gujarat
The remedial Education Program was initiated from October 2021 to help students of classes 6-8 to improve their reading, writing and arithmetic. The education team conducted a pre-test to identify the learning gaps in students. Based on the test 330 students were identified for language support and 402 students for support in mathematics. Students were selected from 11 Primary schools across 9 villages near SMCD (Salt Marine and chemical Division).
The team from Foundation Trust appointed and deputed teachers in the schools who are extending their support to the students. Emphasis is given on activity-based classes using the play way method to simplify the learning process.
This program has benefitted 732 students to date in the area.
Distribution of Horticulture saplings in Govt. Schools, Port Victor
Cyclone Tauktae uprooted many trees in the area. To maintain the greenery in the area, GHCL Foundation distributed horticulture saplings along with organic fertilisers within 5 Government schools in the area for plantation.
Such initiatives help the students understand the value of tree plantation and how it helps to contribute towards green environment.
Exposure Visit for Nursing Students
Exposure visit conducted at Jay Ambe hospital – Chaparda (Brahmanand Dham) of nursing batch no 21 and 22 by VTC Jafrabad (Unit of SMCD).
Practical exposure helps the students understand the technical aspects well. Exposure to clinical learning environment is one of the most important factors affecting the teaching-learning process in clinical settings.
On-Job-Training – Nursing Students
GHCL Vocational Training Institute, Jafrabad, organised a 2 month On-the – Job training program for nursing students at Nilkanth Arogyadham, Surat, Gujarat.
The training provided students multiple opportunities to enhance practical knowledge, communication and interaction skills and boost their confidence.
Session with Childline India Foundation (CIF)
Interaction session with CIF (Childline India Foundation) was organised for students from GHCL Vocational Training Centre, Kaprada. Childline India Foundation (CIF) is a government agency of the Union Ministry of Child Development. It often participates in such sessions to share the details on setting up, managing and monitoring the services of Childline 1098.
These sessions help students understand the role of these helpline numbers for vulnerable children available 24X7.
Number of students participated: 65
Session on Entrepreneurship
23 October 2021
GHCL Vocational Training Institute organized a guest session on Entrepreneurship development.
The session was taken by Mr Mehul Patel, faculty from the Centre for Entrepreneurship
Development (CED Gandhinagar), Gujarat.
He suggested various ways for students to develop competencies. The need to enhance their problem-solving skills, combine creativity, use of effective resources and technical knowledge to build their entrepreneurial skills.
Number of students participated – 35