The Orientation Course is organised for Middle/Secondary/Senior Secondary School teachers and Teacher Educators from all parts of the country throughout the year. It is approximately of three weeks duration and consists of a variety of programmes such as lectures, lecture - demonstrations, practical classes on handicrafts and other academic areas of the training programme and educational tours to places of natural and cultural interest.
Role of Puppetry in Education
Puppetry is a dynamic art form that appeals to all age groups, this medium of communication has been selected to serve as an aid for imparting education in schools. The CCRT provides a comprehensive and an integrated training in the preparation, manipulation and production of such puppet programmes which may be used in a variety of formal and non-formal teaching situations. The Workshop on "Role of Puppetry in Education” is organized for the primary in-service school teachers from all parts of the country throughout the year. It is approximately of 15-16 days duration.
Socially Useful Productive Work/ Work Experience
Education at all stages has been regarded as a powerful instrument for social transformation. The major task of education in India today is to usher in a democratic, socialistic, secular society which removes prejudices among people. The objectives of introducing "Socially Useful Productive Work/Work Experience" (SUPW/WE) in the schools is to help in the realisation of these goals. Therefore, not only does it form an integral part of the school curriculum, but has its ramifications into other subjects of the school curriculum.
During the Workshop on SUPW/WE, the teachers learn 3 to 4 crafts in-depth. The crafts which are generally taught are Pottery, Clay Modelling, Papier Mache, Mask Making, Tie & Dye, Rangoli, Wall decoration, Cane Work, Bamboo Work, Book Binding, Paper Toys, etc.
Role of Schools in the Conservation of Natural and Cultural Heritage
The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi organises workshops on “Role of Schools in Conservation of the Natural and Cultural Heritage” to enable teachers from different regions to share knowledge of their culture with others and create a sense of appreciation for the diversity and richness of India's Cultural Heritage.
During the workshop the participants will also develop a practical plan of action that may inspire students to appreciate their natural and cultural heritage and feel as responsible citizens of India, to protect the environment.
Our Cultural Diversity
The Workshop on "Our Cultural diversity" concentrates to describe how schools can help in promoting national integration among the students and make it a part and parcel of their general ethos. The workshop is also, an initiative of CCRT, to generate awareness and enhance understanding of the ethnic flavour of the rich North-Eastern region of our country.
The workshop consists of lectures/lecture demonstrations, slide presentations, conservation activities, project work, study of monuments and museums etc.
Extension Services and Community Feedback Programme
The CCRT can arrange Educational Tour for (a) Study of Historical Places, (b) Environmental Awareness Programme and (c) Centres of Learning-Museums
Proforma-Artist and Craftsperson in the School/Institution
CCRT will depute one or more Artist/ Craftperson for any one or more of the following activities to be conducted at a time with the students in their school/ institution. A workshop is generally organised for 3 days and students are expected to work for 3-4 hours daily.
CCRT will send an expert in the school/ institution to deliver a slide-lecture, on any one of the subjects namely Indus Civilization, Buddhism, Gupta Art, Mughal Architecture, Indian Architecture, Musical Instruments Sculpture, Indian Handicrafts, Classical Dances and Creating Environmental Awareness.
Cultural Club Form
The promotion, preservation and dissemination of information on India's cultural heritage has been the prime concern of this Centre(CCRT). With this obective in mind, the CCRT has undertaken the task of setting up CULTURAL CLUB IN SCHOOLS.
Thus CCRT Cultural Clubs are like little windows through which you can peep into one's heritage, become part of it, understand it better probably and devise it for future generations.