Teacher Training Programmes

In order to conduct short-term teacher training programmes, NELTA has developed its own teacher training packages. At present NELTA has a Secondary Teacher Training Package, Primary Teacher Training Package, SLC Examination Orientation Teacher Training Package and Primary English Teachers' Language Improvement Course Package. NELTA runs short- term teacher training programmes in different parts of the country by using these materials.

Recent Training Activities


English and Communication Skills Training  for Government Attorneys

Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA) coordinated Two-week long English and Communication skills Training for Government Attorneys at Singha Darbar. It was a joint venture of NELTA and the Office of Attorney General supported by the U.S. Department of State.

English Language Specialist, Donna Bain Butler, Ph. D. from U.S. Department of State and Mr. Michael Heyman, Resident Legal Advisor from the US Embassy, Kathmandu facilitated the sessions. Twenty-five Government Attorneys actively participated engaged in the activities designed with the ‘aim to meet participants’ personal goals while developing professional proficiency and effective communication, with special focus on speaking and writing. In addition to the topics and themes designed by the Specialist, the participants were encouraged to develop their own legal topics scaffolding of interest, concern, and challenge.

All the participants’ appreciated the training with a request to organize such advance level training in a regular basis.

The presence and brief remarks of the Attorney General both in the opening and closing program illuminates the requirement of need for English language in any profession particularly in legal profession. Mr. Michael C. Gonzalez, DCM, Charge de Affairs, also shared his happiness to support the Attorneys in effective prosecution of law.

NELTA extends its gratitude to U.S Embassy, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Attorney General, RELO, U.S. Embassy, Access Alumni, the Attorneys, NELTA advisors & executives for their support for the successful completion of the training program.

During the opening ceremony of English and Communication skills Training for Government Attorneys, with the Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel, NELTA President Ms. Motikala Subba Dewan, Chargé d’Affaires, US Embassy Michael C. Gonzales, Advisors; Prof. Dr. Jai Raj Awasthi, Mr. Hemanta Raj Dahal, IPP Ms. Meera Shrestha, Deputy Attorney General Khagaraj  Poudel,  English Language Specialist Dr. Donna B Butler, other dignitaries, NELTA members and staff of Office of Attorney General. 

 


Basic Training of English Language for Government Attorneys and Staff

The office of Attorney General in collaboration with NELTA, organized a 12 Day Basic level English Language Training for the Staff of Office of Attorney General from 31 December, 2018 to 13 January, 2019.  The training was focused to teach the basics of English Language and to improve communication and proficiency in their professional field. The syllabus was designed based on the need assessment, focusing the development of four skills of language, grammar, legal vocabulary and presentation skills. Ms. Motikala Subba Dewan, Ms. Sarita Dewan and Mr. Kunjarmani Gautam from Nepal English Language Teachers Association (NELTA) facilitated the training for 2 hours every morning from 7:30 to 9:30 am. 25 staff from different offices of Attorney General participated in the training. The opening and closing programs were attended by Deputy Attorney Generals Mr. Khagaraj Poudel, Mr. Kiran Poudel, Mr. Narayan Poudel and the Joint Attorney, Mr. Bishworaj Koirala.  According to the feedback given from the office of the Attorney General, the training was appreciated and considered fruitful for their professional development.


 

Teacher Trainings in NELTA Branches 2017/18

S. N.

Date

Facilitator

Topic

Level

No. of Partici-pants

Location

Remarks

  1.  

March 18, 2017

Stela Wasson

a. Motivating students in learning

b. Classroom Management 

c. Writing skills

Lower Secondary /Secondary

35

Nawalparasi

Supported by ELF

  1.  

March 30, 2017

Deborah Silver

a. Academic writing

b. Teaching grammar

c. Grammar teaching through games

Lower Secondary/Secondary

35

Aacham

Supported by ELF

  1.  

April 24, 2017

Stela Wasson

a. Teaching Grammar effectively 

b. Easy ways to teach critical thinking

c. Developing speaking skills.

Lower Secondary/Secondary

35

Gorkha

Supported by ELF

  1.  

May 20, 2017

Deborah Silver

a.  Academic  Writing

b. Teaching Grammar through  CLT

Secondary

35

Jhapa

Supported by ELF

  1.  

May 27, 2017

Deborah Silver

a. Teaching Grammar Through Communicative Method

b. Teaching English Beyond the Textbook

Secondary and Tertiary

35

Tikapur

Supported by ELF

  1.  

June 3, 2017

Deborah Silver

a. Teaching Grammar Through Communicative Method

b. Teaching English Beyond the Textbook

Lower Secondary/Secondary

35

Jhalari

Supported by ELF

  1.  

June 10, 2017

Stela Wasson

1. Developing Speaking Skills

2. Teaching Grammar Communicatively

Primary

35

Baglung

Supported by ELF

  1.  

June 10, 2017

Deborah Silver

Academic writing 

Lower Secondary/Secondary

35

Belauri

Supported by ELF

  1.  

June 15, 2017

Deborah Silver

 Progressing from  paragraphs to essay

Lower Secondary/Secondary

35

Dadeldhura

Supported by ELF

  1.  

July 15, 2017

1. Agni Prasad Bhhatarai

 

2. Batuk Lal Tamang

 

3. Ishwar Kandel

1. Teaching English Vocabulary and Teaching Speaking

 

2. Dissemination of New Specification Grid of Grade 10/ School activities during his US visit

 

3. Teaching Writing-

Secondary/Tertiary

30

Chitwan

Funded by the NELTA Chitwan Branch

  1.  

July 23, 2017

Dr. Laxman Gnawali

“ Enriching ELT with Professionalism, Critical Thinking and Online Learning”

Secondary

30

Dang

Funded by the NELTA Dang Branch

  1.  

July 29, 2017

1. Prem Prasad Poudel

2. Bishwa Raj Joshi

1. The significance and function of NELTA

 

2. Curriculum of Class X , and functions, skills and aspects of language-CDC

Secondary