On 6th August 2020, the Sports Authority of India(SAI) in association with Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations(CISCE) and Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) will host an online training programme through the Khelo India Mobile App (KIMA) to train the Physical Education (PE) teachers and head of the institutions from CISCE schools on “Khelo India Fitness Assessment of School Going Children”.
Need for online training:
The online training is opted owing to the global pandemic because of which the Training of Trainers(TOTs) in original format and physical assessment of school students could not be conducted.
Online Training Programme:
The programme is organised to assess the fitness level of the school children and to identify potential champions for future from the grassroot level talents.
The training program starts on 7th August 2020 targeting 7500 participants from 2615 CISCE schools in two zones.
The training will be provided by selected master Trainers experienced on conducting online and offline National and Regional level TOTs in 2019 and assessments of their schools.
On 7th August 2020:
In the training programmes the institutional heads and principals will be encouraged, motivated and made aware of the needs to equip and update the PE teachers with knowledge, attitude and skills to adopt the Khelo India Fitness Assessment through the Khelo India Mobile App(KIMA).
From 11th – 14th August 2020:
i.The PE teachers will be provided training and technical know-how of the Assessor mobile app.
ii.Sessions on introduction to Khelo India fitness for school going children and Fit India
iii.Sessions on How to undertake Khelo India Battery of Tests, Khelo India Assessments protocol, Talent identification roadmap, Goals for 2020-21 and others will be conducted.
i.On 28th August 2020, an Online evaluation for all the PE Teachers to test their knowledge will be conducted.
ii.As of 31st July 2020, 257 TOTs have been conducted in India with more than 24500 trainers in pre and post lockdown in which more than 22450 schools have registered.
About Sports Authority of India(SAI):
Director General– Sandip Pradhan
Executive Director– Anjan Kumar Mishra
Head Office– Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi
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