Monday, January 30, 2023

Educational institutions organise various programmes

Various programmes were organised by educational institutions and other organisations for students as part of their as part of their yearly curriculum or extracurricular activity.
SJU: With an aim to provide an opportunity for students to gain practical skills and experience rural living, the department of Social Work, St. Joseph University (SJU), Chümoukedima organised a “rural camp” for master of rural development (MRD) and bachelor of social work (B.SW) students at Old Sendenyu Village, under Tseminyu district and Khrimito village under Zunheboto district from August 15-20.
In a press release, SJU informed that the students carried out various drives including tree plantation drive and cleanliness drive to promote the importance of individual responsibilities in safeguarding biodiversity.
The students also conducted a session with school students and dropout students and a programme on “environmental conservation and personal hygiene”.
During the week-long camp, students interacted with members of self-help groups (SHGs) and village elders in order to understand the social system, culture and tradition of the places
A meeting was held with the village youth and villagers to discuss problems prevalent in the village and its possible measures.
A survey on “socio-economic, health and education status of Old Sendenyu Village” and Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) were conducted for social work students.
Craft training session and field visitation activities were also carried out along with other activities such as street play on drug abuse and school dropout, dance and song competitions, etc.
Altogether, 88 students along with four faculty members took part in the camp.
INTACH: Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Nagaland Chapter on August 19 held INTACH Heritage Quiz Competition for schools from classes 7-9 at Don Bosco Institute of Development Learning.
Altogether 90 students in teams of two participated from 10 schools. The winning Team in the Dimapur City round was the team of Kebenhilo Thong and Yarpalli Hiteshwar from Hollotoli School. The teams would go on to the regional round to be held at Guwahati and to the nationals at Delhi is they succeed in the regional round.
MCK: The training and placement cell of Modern College Kohima (MCK) organised a career guidance programme on “preparing for entrance exams with higher education” on August 19 at the college premises. Speakers of the programme, alumni, Kaimang Chingmak and alumni, Takangunba Pongen spoke on “How to prepare and crack B.Ed. CET entrance exams” and “How to prepare and crack NU-MAT Entrance exams” respectively.

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