Teachers Build Their Skills – MissionNewswire
The teachers of the Salesian Institute of Concepción take part in continuous training aimed at strengthening their skills
(MissionNewswire) Teachers at the Salesian Institute of Concepción in Chile recently participated in ongoing training to strengthen their skills. With an emphasis on teamwork, teachers participated in workshops and games focused on achieving common goals. In addition, teachers attended sessions to learn about the importance of protecting mental, physical and emotional health. The training ended with an educational session on Google Drive tools, which will allow teachers to optimize their work and keep up to date.
Teachers play an important role in the lives of poor young people in Salesian schools. Their work is essential to the success of their students, both inside and outside the classroom. Salesian missionaries educate more than one million young people in more than 5,500 schools and youth centers, as well as nearly 1,000 vocational, technical and agricultural schools in more than 130 countries around the world.
“Teachers are the backbone of the Salesian education system, and ongoing training is needed to help them improve their skills and keep abreast of new information in the field,” said Fr Gus Baek, missions director Salesians, American development. arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco. “Salesian teachers face many challenges in educating poor young people, and the pandemic has only exacerbated these challenges. Salesian teachers are meeting these challenges head-on, providing education and hope for a better future .
According to the World Bank, Chile has a fairly low poverty rate of 14.4%. However, Chile struggles with high rates of income and education inequality. Salesian missionaries working in Chile focus their efforts on providing education and social services to poor and at-risk young people. In Salesian schools, universities and youth centers across the country, young people can access an education and the skills and resources needed to break the cycle of poverty.
Thanks to the professional and technical education provided by Salesian programs, young Chileans have a better chance of finding stable employment and improving their standard of living.
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