Intel felicitates Uva teachers
Chief Minister - Uva Province
Shashindra Rajapaksa handing over a certificate to an Intel
Teach Master. From left, R.M.B. Rathnayake (Provincial
Director of Education, Uva Province), Shashindra Rajapaksa
(Chief Minister - Uva Province) Indika de Zoysa (Country
Business Manager, Intel EM Ltd. - Sri Lanka Liaison Office)
Anura de Silva (EKSP Project Manager, Uva Province).
Pushing its agenda of imparting 21st century skills to teachers and
students, Intel said it has trained over 2500 teachers in the Uva
Marking the culmination of the Intel Teach program at Mahanama
College, Moneragala, Chief Minister Uva Province, Shashindra Rajapaksa
gave away certificates to 150 new Intel Teach Master teachers who
completed the program.
Special plaques were also presented to Principals of high performing
schools and Master Teachers.
The program improves teacher effectiveness through professional
development, helping teachers integrate technology into their lessons
and promoting students' problem-solving, critical thinking, and
collaboration skills. Working with the National Colleges of Education
around the country to train Teacher Educators and student teachers.
Intel Teach is the largest, most successful program of its kind and has,
to date, trained over 19,000 government teachers around the country and
over 2,500 teachers in Uva province.
An End of Training (EoT) Analysis of the program for 2010 conducted
by Lanka Market Research Bureau (LMRB) revealed that over 95 percent of
the teachers benefited through integration of technology into their
teaching and passed on illustrated effective uses to students and their