CHENNAI: In this era of information technology, it is high time that the teachers update their knowledge and get acquainted with new ways of accessing knowledge, said Governor K Rosaiah. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the new building of the Tamil Nadu Elementary School Teachers’ Federation on Tuesday.
Stressing on the importance of teachers growing along with the knowledge-era he emphasised on the role of virtual class rooms and technology in enhancing the quality of education.
“Teachers should not only be mere transmitters of knowledge and culture, but also agents of change. A nation is built in classrooms,” he said.
The unveiling of the new building saw an audience of over 800 people including teachers from various districts of the state. “The Federation dates back to my father’s time when he was a teacher. This new building is a new chapter in its long history,” said Tamil Selvi, a teacher at a government school in Royapettah.