]The French Embassy in India and Institut français India were proud to support an all-day training of 68 teachers of French language from various CBSE schools of Delhi /NCR. The training, co-organised by Indian Association of Teachers of French (IATF) North Zone and Langers International Pvt. Ltd, was held on Saturday 1st of July 2017 at the Delhi Public School, Noida.
This one-day workshop was entitled ‘Revisiter le programme d’études de langue française de CBSE : enjeux et nouvelles perspectives’ (Revisiting the CBSE French Language Curriculum : Stakes and New Perspectives ).
Sessions were conducted by Caroline Schmitt, Attachée for Cooperation in French Language, Embassy of France, Prof. Kiran Chaudhry of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Ms. Anuradha Karkun President (North Zone) IATF and Mrs. Balvinder Kaur Bindra, Committee Member (North Zone) IATF.
Dr. Shweta Singh, CBSE Joint Director had also sent a message of encouragement which was read to the Teachers during the introduction session.
The workshop was followed by a round table conference led by Prof. Kiran Chaudhry. French teachers present at the discussion highlighted the various challenges they faced, especially in view of the recent changes proposed by CBSE (in evaluation structure, language policy).
The French Embassy in India and Institut français India express their full support to principals, teachers, the Association of Teachers of French, and universities that are convinced that global education is an asset for their students, encouraging them to become strong, smart citizens of the future.