Mangalore, May 30: A workshop for planning of design and implementing the project activities of developing a draft syllabus and Resource material for Konkani methodology of teaching to be introduced into diploma in education course of Karnataka state held at World Konkani Centre on 30th May 2010 at 10.00 a.m.
Shri Shivaprakash, Dy. Programme Co-Ordinator, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Mangalore inaugurated the workshop. Eminent Educationists and representatives from Education Institutions participated in the workshop. President of Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation, Shri Basti Vaman Shenoy welcomed the participants, and reiterated Foundation’s goal of taking Konkani Language in to all levels of Education System from K.G. to Post Graduation. Project Director Dr. Devadas Pai presented the proposal before the participants and sought opinion. The Project was approved unanimously after detailed discussion on various aspects thus paving a road map for entering the Konkani Language as a subject in D.Ed syllabus of Karnataka State.
A series of workshops involving language experts, educationists and Education Department and such government agencies for preparing a resource material for Konkani Methodology of Teaching will b
e held during the next four months and the project would be submitted for inclusion to the government of Karnataka.
Secretary of Foundation and Member of Konkani Sahitya Academy Shri Venkatesh N. Baliga thanked the participants for their active involvement.