On behalf of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, CPREEC in collaboration with the State Training Centre, Pududcherry organised GLOBE Training workshops for teachers of Puducherry on February 19 and 20, 2009. The program was organised at the Conference Hall, State Training Centre, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Educational Complex, Puducherry.
Dr. V. Krishnan, Officer on Special Duty, State Training Centre, Puducherry welcomed the gathering. Shri. R. Mehta, Adviser (EE) and Country Coordinator, GLOBE India Program, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, inaugurated the workshop and addressed the participants. Dr. S. Sundaravadivelu, Director, Directorate of School Education presided over the inaugural function. Totally 60 teachers participated in the workshop.
The following topics were covered in the workshops:
Globe – Introduction and Curriculum Relevance
Introduction to Atmosphere
Introduction to Soil
Introduction to Hydrology
Global Positioning System
Globe Data Entry, GLOBE Web site and ID Process
Field work – soil, atmosphere and hydrology