NSDM rolls out teacher training programme

The National Spatial Data Management Branch (NSDMB) of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation recently conducted a  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Teacher Training workshop at the Church Teachers’ College in Mandeville on under the Land Information Council of Jamaica (LICJ)/NSDMB’s GIS in Schools Education Programme (GISSEP).

Under the theme,  “Teaching With GIS: Thinking Spatially” , the workshop engaged lecturers and student teachers in using ArcGIS Online and  desktop software that provides access to interactive maps and geographic data from across the world.  The lecturers and student teachers were tested at the end of the training sessions.