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UK teachers to hone city students� leadership skills

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Sept 13 � As a part of the Dreams and Teams school partnership programme funded by the British Council and the Youth Sports Trust, UK, two teachers from Sedgefield Community College of UK have come to teach the students of the TC Girls� Higher Secondary School.

Alison Brumwell and Natalie Owens would teach the students English and sports respectively. Dreams and Teams is an international programme aiming to develop leadership skills among the young leaders around the world.

�Students, here are very enthusiastic and eager to learn. There English is also good. I would suggest that the textbooks should be upgraded constantly to keep them abreast of the most recent facts,� said Alison Brumwell, while sharing her first day�s experience at the school.

�Dreams and Teams project provide a platform to the young students to work with their international counterparts through the modern means of communication. A team of teachers from our school also visited the schools in UK,� said the principal of the school Jyotsna Devi.

�The project aims at developing leadership qualities so that the students can become active citizen in their community and value as well as promote cross cultural understanding. Eight girls from our school have also been trained to participate in the students� exchange programme,� she added.

Dreams and Teams also provides the young leaders an opportunity to explore some of the vital issues such as equity, cultural diversity, religion, ethics, global citizenship and communication, through sport and other community projects.

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UK teachers to hone city students� leadership skills

GUWAHATI, Sept 13 � As a part of the Dreams and Teams school partnership programme funded by the British Council and the Youth Sports Trust, UK, two teachers from Sedgefield Community College of UK have come to teach the students of the TC Girls� Higher Secondary School.

Alison Brumwell and Natalie Owens would teach the students English and sports respectively. Dreams and Teams is an international programme aiming to develop leadership skills among the young leaders around the world.

�Students, here are very enthusiastic and eager to learn. There English is also good. I would suggest that the textbooks should be upgraded constantly to keep them abreast of the most recent facts,� said Alison Brumwell, while sharing her first day�s experience at the school.

�Dreams and Teams project provide a platform to the young students to work with their international counterparts through the modern means of communication. A team of teachers from our school also visited the schools in UK,� said the principal of the school Jyotsna Devi.

�The project aims at developing leadership qualities so that the students can become active citizen in their community and value as well as promote cross cultural understanding. Eight girls from our school have also been trained to participate in the students� exchange programme,� she added.

Dreams and Teams also provides the young leaders an opportunity to explore some of the vital issues such as equity, cultural diversity, religion, ethics, global citizenship and communication, through sport and other community projects.