New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will be hosting an online training programme for Physical Education (PE) teachers of CISCE schools on ‘Khelo India Fitness Assessment of School Going Children.’
The training, organized in association with CISCE and CBSE boards, will be starting on August 7. It will be targeting 7500 participants from across 2615 CISCE schools in two zones.
This virtual programme aims to assess fitness levels of school children and identify potential future champions during a time when schools have been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On August 7, school principals of various schools will be made aware of the need to empower their PE teachers with knowledge, attitude and skills for undertaking the Khelo India Fitness Assessment through the Khelo India Mobile App (KIMA). This session is titled ‘Whole School Approach to Fitness.’
From August 11 to 14, training and technical knowhow of the Assessor mobile app will be provided to school PE teachers.
Sessions will be conducted on introduction to Khelo India Fitness for School Going Children and Fit India, how to undertake Khelo India battery of tests, the Khelo India assessment protocols, talent identification roadmap, goals for 2020-21 and more.
The sessions will be conducted by selected Master trainers who have held various national and regional level TOTs, both offline and online, in 2019 and conducted assessment of their schools.
As on July 31, a total number of 257 TOTs have been conducted across the country, with more than 24,500 trained before and after lockdown. A total of 22,450 schools have registered.