The English and Foreign Languages Branch is planning to regularize the function of language laboratories established under the 1000 secondary schools project.
Kindly forward your suggestions to assure effective monitoring mechanism.
All your ideas in this regard are most welcome.
I think before putting monitoring mechanism, hv to train teachers on how to effectively utilize language lab. Some times it has become a computer lab.
Still the teachers don't know the concept of language laboratories. Need to plan out a practical training session to train how to use them correctly.Through language labs, self learning of language has to be promoted.
Thank you very much for your suggestions. Hope to discuss with the provincial English coordinators on 20th of Jan about this. If you have more ideas pl let us know.
1-Yes....could you introduce and publish a list of open source software applications and other relevant teaching and learning tools with proper guidelines as DVD/CD and also upload to a cloud
2-Most of English teacher of schools are not fluent in how to integrate ICT for English education. so need formal and evalutable training mechanism
3-Zonal English subject directors are also not in a proper idea about language labs too
Yes , prabath s suggestions are very important.
Pl. Have a guideline to the teachers for use this lab properly. Need to focus on how to use audiovisual s.
Thank you. we've sent guidelines already. But we need to revisit the existing guidelines according to your suggestions. Need to think a TOT also.
As Prabath mentioned, It's better to have a list of software tools which they can access ...
Some of them are :