Teacher Capacity Development Programme 2016

With the intention of promoting  the dedication  and commitment of  Richmond Staff  in accomplishing the  targets of  teaching learning processes of the college , a special  capacity development programme was launched on  last  4th and  5th  at the  Nilwala National College of Education. This programme  which was  totally guided and monitored by the college principal, Mr Sampath Weragoda , consisted of a number of useful programmes  targeted at the  said theme. The programme  was started with the marvelous aesthetic programme conducted by Mr Sudath Samarasinghe , the Deputy Director General of National Institute of Education . The theme of his lecture was how music and aesthetics can be utilized for the moral development and  a creative process of teaching. Next in the workshop was the activity based training  given to teachers for planning a  question paper of better standard and it was conducted by Mr Sanath Poojitha ,the Deputy Director General of Education at National Institute of Education. It, undoubtedly was of immense use for all participants  in overcoming the obstacles and problems so far they were facing in the particular field.

Sahodarathwaye Sendewa”  ( The Evening of the Brotherhood ), the  entertainment programme which  brought out the hidden talents  of the participants  in aesthetics,was a memorable one  and it was subject to appreciation of all who  witnessed it.

The whole morning session of the second day had been allocated for sports activities and all participants had a gala actively participating in   all events.

The special lecture delivered by Mr B.Sooriarachchi, the former Principal of the college was  of immeasurable value as it was totally focused on how  the renowned  Richmond identity should be  bestowed  to the younger generation.

This praise worthy training progarm cum  workshop  was  solely  sponsored by  the Welfare Sub Committee of Richmond Old Boys Association  .Special thanks should be conveyed to the  Richmond Old Boys Association, the  Welfare Sub Committee of the OBA and Mr Sedara Senerath ,  President of Nilwala National College of Education for his  tremendous co operation  given in the venture. Mr Sunil Dahanayake ,the Secretary of the College OBA, Mr B. Sooriarachchi the former principal of  Richmond College and  Mr Sampath Weragoda the principal of the College  took part in the closing ceremony of the programme .

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