PUNE: Teacher educators from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh were trained in handling student aggression, and to promote honesty, compassion and harmony, under the training for peace education to promote life skills among students. The peace education is now a part of the teacher-training programme of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), which formulates school curricula and teacher training programmes in India. This is one of the many training programmes in peace education conducted all over the country by the NCERT.
The training was conducted for 40 participants from the three states at the city-based Maharashtra State Council of Education Research and Training (MSCERT) from January 17 to 21.
Experts from various fields guided the participants how to handle violent students, react to their queries, help them counter social evils and respect others.