NEW DELHI: As part of its nationwide hygiene and sanitation campaign Dettol Banega Swachh India, RB India in association with Jagran Pehel concluded a five-day training program for Noida government schools’ teachers and principals.
70 public schools and 210 teachers and principals across Noida received training on sanitation and hygiene under the newly launched Hygiene E Curriculum. Program rolled out across Noida with the support of Noida District Magistrate
Through the training session, the teachers and principals were taught how to use a teacher’s manual and deliver the curriculum including the activities, creating a conducive environment for improvised hygiene and sanitation.
The Hygiene E curriculum was introduced across these schools with the support of Noida District Magistrate and implementation partners in line with WASH delivery model.
Curriculum has 15 sessions per year along with teacher work books and games developed under guidance of Late Dr Abdul Kalam.
Curriculum has three levels with 45 sessions in total for three years. It is meant to cover primary secondary school kids and strengthen behaviour Change on hygiene and Sanitation. Prominent schools like Salarpur Primary School, Gejha Primary School from Noida participated in the training sessions.
The program has garnered positive impact already with overall increase in awareness about handwashing, students following sanitation practice, knowledge about prevention of diarrhoea, necessity to treat water before drinking and maintaining clean toilets in schools.