Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda today launched the ‘Innovation Ambassador Training Program’ which aims to train 50,000 school teachers, in collaboration with CBSE and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The training programme, designed by the Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Education and AICTE, will take place in an online mode with free-of-cost modules.
The school teachers will be given training in innovation, entrepreneurship, IPR, idea generation, design thinking and product development. “Teachers are the biggest influence in our lives. We aim to make our teachers change-agents and ambassadors of innovation to make our students future-ready,” said Dharmendra Pradhan in a tweet today. “The initiative will benefit a large number of schools for tribal children across the country by giving wings to the creativity of the children and provide a platform so that they can give something new to the world with their ideas,” Tribal Affairs minister Arjun Munda said