The district administration honoured primary and middle school teachers in Tiruchi who rendered their services during 2012-13 with professional commitment on Monday.
District Collector Jayashree Muralitharan honoured 326 teachers in the presence of the Additional Chief Educational Officer – Sarva Siksha Abhiyan V. Jeyakumar. Honouring the teachers with commendation certificates was introduced recently to encourage their performance, officials said.
The certificate winners were identified from amongst 5,700 teachers in 1,344 schools based on their teaching ability, usage of teaching aids, computer-aided teaching, and experience, Mr. Jeyakumar said. Proper foundation at primary and upper primary level was vital for the district to record high overall performance in public examinations held in class 10 and 12, he said.