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Online training of teachers under AEP held

Nagaland News

Dimapur, August 28: A 2-day online training of Teachers under Adolescence Education Programme (AEP) was held on August 25 and 27 with the aim to enhance the understanding and skills of teachers to effectively address the adolescents at schools and empower them to make healthy choices.

The training was conducted by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society in coordination with Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE), Kohima, Nagaland.
The sessions comprised of different topics such as; HIV/AIDS and STI, Growing up and Adolescence Reproductive Sexual Health, Current HIV scenario and prevalence in Nagaland, Overview of AEP in India and some best practices in other States, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Life Skills for HIV prevention.
The resource persons were Sonal Walia, Consultant (IEC & MST), NACO, New Delhi, Metevinuo Sakhrie, Joint Director (IEC), NSACS, Thejangunuo Theunuo, Dy. Director (IEC) NSACS, Ainato Yeptho, Dy. Director (SPM) NSACS and Chongkoi Khaming , Asst. Director (MM). The moderator for the sessions was Puthenhenmei, AD (Youth Affairs) NSACS.
On the first day, the welcome address was given by Rangumbuing Nsarangbe, Secretary, Nagaland Board of School Education and on the last day, the concluding remarks and vote of thanks was delivered by Asano Sekhose, Chairman, Nagaland Board of School Education.
The program was attended by around 600 teachers of High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools in all the district of Nagaland. (Page News Service)