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September 22, 2014
By: Liz Do
A skilled educator with 15 years of experience teaching high-school science in her hometown of Punjab, India, Sapna Verma was searching for ways to improve her teaching.
Enter the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).
Verma was among 50 government teachers, teaching coordinators and officials sent by the government of the Indian State of Punjab who took part in an intensive four-week teacher-development program at OISE last month.
“Being selected to come to Canada and to be at the University of Toronto to participate in this program signifies the years of service you have generously given to the noble profession of teaching,” Liz Coulson, OISE instructor and the program’s coordinator, told participants. “Your commitment to students and to the betterment of this world through your own pursuit of knowledge is to be commended.”...continue reading
(pictured above is Jing Jing Li, Sapna Verna and Tracy Wang: photo by Liz Do)
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