Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Various activities organised for students, faculty

Educational institutions and other organisations have been organising various programmes and activities for the students and faculty across the state.
GHS Yaongyimchen: As part of performance incentive grant under Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom. Teaching and Resources’ (NECTAR), Government High School (GHS) Yaongyimchen on March 25 conducted pottery and basketry classes for female and male students respectively. The instructors for the pottery class were Alemphenla and Tangpe Phom from Yongphang Village and Hindi teacher, Salang was the instructor of the basketry class.
DBCK: Don Bosco College Kohima (DBCK) in collaboration with Carl Rogers Rogers Institute of Mental Health and School Counseling Kohima organised a programme on “Education to Love” for the 6th Semester students on March 24 at T2 Hall, DBCK with senior medical officer, Dr. Viketuolie Pienyii as the resource person. During the programme, Dr. Pienyii stressed on the importance of sex education in order to be safe, to prevent sexual exploitation and also have healthy relationships among peers. He said right sex education would reduce unwanted pregnancy and sexual transmitted disease.
Dr. Pienyii also encouraged the students to be physically active in sports and social activities in order to abstain from sexual thoughts. Chairman of CRIMHSC, Kezhazolie Cornelius Mere also highlighted the side effects of masturbation through psychological and holistic approach. The programme concluded with an interactive session.
UCTE: A two-day national seminar on the theme, Teacher Education for Sustainable Development: A Road Map for 21st Century” sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science and Research, New Delhi was held on March 23-24 at Unity College of Teacher Education, Dimapur.
Speaking at the inaugural programme, regional director, IGNOU, Kohima, Dr. Timir Tripathi highlighted about the vocational education under NEP 2020 and education to impart 21st century skills.
In a keynote address, professor, department of teacher education, Nagaland University, Dr. Gyanendra Nath Tiwari stressed on the challenges about lack of resources available and challenges for sustainable development.
Resource person for the technical sessions were assistant professor (senior scale), Dr. M. Rajendra Nath Babu and assistant professor, Dr. Yolila Sangtam, both from department of teacher education, Nagaland University, and principal, Bosco College of Teacher Education, Dimapur, Fr. Dr. Jose Joseph.
Delivering the valedictory address, professor, department of education, regional institute of education, Mysuru, Karnataka, Dr. G. Viswanathappa highlighted about the NEP, 2020 goals to set the National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST) in order to determine all areas of teacher management and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programmes for teacher training.
SC: A peer team, appointed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru, visited Sazolie College, Jotsoma from March 23-24, for the 2nd cycle of assessment and accreditation. During the course of their visit, the team interacted with the Principal, IQAC, departments, members of the committees/support services, faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders of the college like the governing body members, alumni and parents. The peer team visit concluded with the exit meeting on March 24.
CCAC: One day workshop on career counselling and guidance was organised by Career & Counselling Committee, City College of Arts & Commerce, S.M Colony Dimapur on March 25. The resource persons, assistant professor, St. Joseph University and communications consultant, Imchanok Jamir various career prospects to the students.
SSN: With an aim to create curiosity, excitement and exploration among school children and promote enquiry-based learning outside the classroom, Samagra Shiksha, Nagaland conducted a two-day study trip for secondary students on March 23-25. The team consisting of 33 secondary students and 11 teachers from across the state and two officials from State Mission office visited CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat.


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