BY SAMIE WAIKORI
A three-day training for tutors who will implement SINU’s Distance Flexible Learning programme in Malaita province has successfully ended yesterday.
The training was held at Auki Community High School in Auki and the school will be the host for the programme in the province.
Marketing and Promotion officer of DFL/SINU, Mr Jerry Pakirai said the training was to train the teachers/tutors who will tutor the students.
He said one specialty about the training is the learning of tutors on an ability to present their subjects to students with detail.
Because the DFL programme was designed mainly for students who dropped out from formal education system, Pakirai said.
“So the approach of teaching required under the DFL programme will a bit different in a way dropouts will able to learn what they teach.
“In other word, the training is to ensure tutors to train the students so that it meets their academic needs,” he said.
Pakirai said so far a total of 16 teachers have been trained on the programme and if need arises, the current tutors will train other teachers.
Meanwhile, Principal of Auki Community High School, Mr Timmy Afia accredited SINU for selecting ACHS to be the host school for the programme in the province.
He said the programme was previously introduced at Aligegeo School, however due to potential ACHS has in its nearness to Auki CBD area, the programme was reschedule to this school.
Afia said on behalf of ACHS in liaison with Malaita Education Authority (MEA), they really happy for introducing the second chance DFL programme in Malaita Province.