Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: The Department of Education will impart a month-long training after the forthcoming appointment of 1,020 new teachers to Government arts and science colleges in the State, S. Bhaskaran, Member-Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, told presspersons here on Friday.

The appointment will be made immediately after getting through the legal process. The training for the selected candidates would focus on the subject concerned and skills such as communication, methodology, logic and personality development. A pre-test and post-test for the candidates would help them determine their levels of standing. The appointed candidates would receive their postings after the training programme. The initiative envisaged transfer of the skill sets among students for ensuring better employability. He also said the State Government had drafted a plan to popularise basic science programmes.