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Nagaland launches school safety course for educators

By EMN Updated: Apr 25, 2024 10:57 pm
Johnny Ruangmei presenting a completion certificate to Kikruneinuo Liezietsu, head teacher of Government Middle School, Bayavu, Kohima.

DIMAPUR — In a pioneering move for school safety across the nation, the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) along with the department of School Education (DSE) and NagaEd launched the school safety policy compliance course.

The digital training course, for both government and private school teachers, would equip educators with vital disaster management skills and knowledge, making it one of the first of its kind in the country, stated an update from NagaEd.

It stated that teachers, both government and private, could enroll now at the department of School Education website: to receive their mandatory completion certificate.

Report stated that over 500+ teachers have already enrolled for the online certification course, showcasing the initiative’s early success. The programme aims to certify 10,000 teachers across the state, ensuring widespread dissemination of crucial safety knowledge.

It mentioned that the NSDMA, DSE, and NagaEd, a leading digital education company, have collaborated to develop and implement the innovative programme. The partnership leveraged digital education to reach educators in diverse and remote locations throughout Nagaland.

Johnny Ruangmei, joint CEO of NSDMA said, “Our collaboration is set to transform the landscape of school safety in Nagaland. By bringing the school safety policy into the digital realm, we’re ensuring widespread accessibility so teachers and schools can implement these crucial guidelines effectively.”

Kevisato Sanyu, founder of NagaEd said, “We are immensely proud to collaborate with NSDMA and DSE on this landmark initiative. By integrating cutting-edge digital tools into our training programme, we are setting a national benchmark for school safety. This course not only equips our educators with crucial safety skills but also underscores Nagaland’s commitment to pioneering innovative educational solutions.”

Kikruneinuo Liezietsu, head teacher of Government Middle School, Bayavu, in Kohima said, “The school safety policy course was engaging, fun and informative. It is a great initiative undertaken by the department. It helped me understand the importance of school safety and I would encourage every teacher to participate in the course.”

It informed that the course features 8 chapters encompassing crucial topics like disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. It added that engaging visuals, informative videos, interactive quizzes and practical insights provide a comprehensive learning experience.

Report further stated that the initiative aims to cultivate a culture of preparedness within the educational community by ensuring proactive measures are taken to safeguard students and staff.

By EMN Updated: Apr 25, 2024 10:57:21 pm
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