Every year, the staff of our Mongolian learning centers comes together for a general training and to exchange ideas and experiences. This year, the training took place from August 4-8 in Bulgan.
All staff members except one participated in the training that we held at a nice place near Bulgan soum. The participants had very hot and interesting discussions throughout the entire training sessions and agreed on a number of points that will strengthen the teamwork further.
Uuganaa from the learning center in Arvaikheer held a session on English teaching methodology at the request of the other staff members. She focused on topics such as the gaps in the current education system concerning teaching English and how to fill these gaps, how other English teachers teach, their strengths and weaknesses and how it can be improved, and how to test the students’ knowledge to ensure that they will pass university entrance exams etc.
Duya from the learning center in Zavkhan is a professional librarian. Therefore, she facilitated a session on managing a library and shared her skills and experiences. The participants had answers to many of her questions while witnessing how well Duya’s facilitation skills have improved.
As part of the on-site training, the participants visited the learning center in Bulgan and discussed the center´s achievements and challenges.