Introduction and Objectives
Circle of English Teachers (CET), Itahari was estlablished with the unanimous decision of seventeen English teachers from and around Itahari after a day-long discussion at Koshi Saint James College and Higher Secondary School, Itahari on December 13, 2008 i.e. 28th Mangsir, 2065. It is, now, under the umbrella of Itahari Research Centre (ITREC), Nepal. Its main objective is the academic upliftment of English teachers in the colleges and higher secondary schools in and around Itahari. It tries to
a) find the solutions to the problems concerning teaching English in schools and colleges,
b) develop a creative unity among English teachers,
c) help schools and colleges to uplift the standard of teaching English,
d) inspire creative activities and research works in language, literature and teaching, and
e) update teachers’ knowledge of language, literature, pedagogy and creative fields in English.
CET is the result of the desire of English teachers to improve the present teaching-learning situation. It is an attempt to find the solutions to wide-ranging problems of learning, and talking about the problems, without any least attempt to think creatively to solve them. Now it has been developed into a forum which English teachers want to be in for an intellectual companionship. It is hoped that CET can set an example of creative unity and its far reaching positively creative results.
To achieve the set objectives CET has been organizing regular workshops, seminars and discussions among its members. It has decided to publish regular CET JOURNAL. In last nine months of its establishment, CET has performed the following activities.
2.1. Membership Distribution: 34 Members
2.2. Committee Formation
2.3. Workshop-Seminars, Papers and Discussions