In-service Training at Balsam Academy

Based on the belief that continued professional development is essential to enhance the quality of education and to ensure that staff remain competent, up-to-date and motivated, all staff will have access to regular training opportunities that are relevant to their roles and aligned with the school's strategic priorities.

This applies to all permanent, contract and temporary staff in Balsam Academy.

    The training objectives are to:

  1. Enhance the quality of teaching and learning.
  2. Improve staff competencies and performance.
  3. Encourage the use of innovative teaching methods and approaches.
  4. Develop staff leadership and management skills.
  5. Build a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

    The school will conduct a training needs analysis annually to identify staff training needs.

    The analysis will be based on:

  1. Staff performance evaluations.
  2. Student assessment results.
  3. School improvement plan.
  4. CBSE regulations and guidelines.
  5. Emerging trends and best practices in education.

    Training programs may include:

  1. Induction training for new staff.
  2. Subject-specific training for teachers.
  3. Professional development workshops and seminars.
  4. Leadership and management training for school leaders.
  5. Technology training for staff to integrate technology into teaching and learning.

    The school will deliver training programs through:

  1. In-house training sessions conducted by experienced staff.
  2. External training providers.
  3. Online training modules.
  4. Conferences and seminars.

    Training evaluation:

    The school will evaluate the effectiveness of training programs through:

  1. Feedback from staff.
  2. Staff performance evaluations.
  3. Student assessments.
  4. Improved teaching and learning outcomes.