Seven Days National Level Virtual Teacher Capacity Building Workshop concludes at Modi College
Patiala: 19 July, 2021
Future of Indian Education lies in digitization and Progsressive Education Policies – Prof. Karamjit Singh, VC, JGNDSOU
Future of Indian Education lies in digitization and Progressive Education Policies – Prof. Karamjit Singh, VC, JGNDSOU
The Seven days Virtual National level capacity workshop for teachers which was inaugurated by Prof (Dr) Arvind, Vice Chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala and was organized by ‘Internal Quality Assurance Cell’ of Multani Mal Modi College, Patiala in collaboration with ‘Council for Teacher Education Foundation’ concluded here today. This workshop was organized to train the teachers for integration of Pedagogy and technology in teaching, learning and research. The Valedictory session was chaired by Prof. Karamjit Singh, Vice Chancellor, Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Punjab State Open University, Patiala. The Presidential address in this session was delivered by Prof. Nilima Bhagabati, International Secretary General, Council for Teacher Education Foundation and Prof. Emeritus, Guwahati University. She appreciated the dedication and contribution of teachers during this phase of global pandemic.
College principal Dr. Khushvinder Kumar appreciated the content and deliverance of this training workshop and said that teachers needs to be updated in their subject areas as well as in the use of different digital technologies for conducive learning. In his informative lecture on ‘Outcome based Education’ he explored various educational policies and how they shaped the present and future of Indian education. He said that affordable and accessible quality education should be our focus in the coming years.
In his valedictory address Prof. Karamjit Singh said the the future of Indian educational system will be largely impacted by the adoption of digital technologies with progressive educational policies and by including each and every section of our society.
During this training programme experts and resource persons from reputed educational institutions discussed the techniques and methodologies for making learning more inclusive and productive. In the second session of this programme while exploring the blended mode of learning Dr. Jayshree Shinde, Head, Department of Educational Technology, Director, Teaching Learning Centre, SNDT Women`s University, Mumbai said that we as teachers need to strike a balance between technological advancements and knowledge of a teacher. In his lecture Dr. Parteek Bhatia , Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala demonstrated the importance of flip learning and usage of flip learning in teaching.
On the second day of the training programme Prof. Sunil Dutt, Head, Department of Educational Management and NITTR, Chandigarh explored the concept of blended and flip learning. He explained how we may use blended learning in offline mode for better interaction with the students. Dr. Jayanti Dutta, Deputy Director, UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Punjab University Chandigarh discussed with the teachers ‘Appropriate Assessment and Evaluation Practices’ in which she underlined the innovative and research based evaluation techniques which may help better assessment. In his lecture Dr.Arbind Kumar Jha, Dean, School of Education, Baba Sahab Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lukhnow (UP) focused on constructive pedagogy and its implementations in learning. The last lecture of this series was based on ‘ Innovative practices in technology and research which was delivered by Dr. Adit Gupta, Principal, MIER college, Jammu
The vote of thanks was presented by Vice Principal of the college Mrs. Shailendra Sidhu. Teachers from various educational institutes participated in this training workshop.