Deaf Support Programme – Capacity Building Training for Teachers on PhET Interactive Simulations

MCJSupport Org in partnership with the U.S. Embassy Banjul, The Gambia, and Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, The Gambia, launched a week-long capacity-building training for teachers of St John’s School for the Deaf to improve the learning and teaching of Science and Mathematics using PhET Interactive Simulations as a supplementary tool to accommodate the gaps in lesson delivery.

At the Event, The vice-President of MCJSupport Org Ebrima Jatta, emphasizes the need for capacity to be built in other to maximize the equipment installed in the school, in the same line, use the school as a hub to replicate the implementation strategy to other schools across the country. Equally thanked Internet Society Gambia Chapter- ISOC Gambia for the continuous support in the implementation of projects with respect to Information Technology.

Muhammed Chuka Joof further stated plans are on the way after national assessment of schools across the country, to do a regional training of teachers in the STEM areas, and to be introduced to The Gambia College, with intentions of robust sustainability and adaption strategy.

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