Sunday, May 06, 2012

Valedictory Function Pedagogy in Technical Education

Valedictory Function Pedagogy in Technical Education
06 May, 2012
Pictures and Videos: Amar Singh Jyani, GS Mann, Report/Release- Niyati Chaudhary
To improve teaching skills of the teachers by giving an overview of technical education policy, skill enrichment, pedagogy, education, technology, motivation, communication and management skills, two week faculty development program on “Padagogy in Technical Education” was organized in JCDM College of Engineering, Sirsa with the sponsorship of All India Council of Technical Education. On 3rd May 2012, valedictory function of the program was organized. S. Sikander Singh Maluka, Minister of Higher Education and Language department, Punjab Government was the Chief Guest of the occasion. The function was presided over by Dr. Ajay Singh Chautala, Chairman JCD Vidyapeeth along with Dr. Shamim Sharma, Managing Director JCD Vidyapeeth. Dr. N.P. Mehta, Pro-Vice Chancellor M.M University, Mulana was the Guest of Honour on this occasion. In the two week program, more than 150 participants from the various colleges of India as well as from all the colleges of JCD Vidyapeeth attended the program. The program included expert lectures delivered by eminent personalities from their concerned field on mind power, stress management, communication skills, leadership qualities, art of positive thinking and anger management etc. It helped the teachers to enhance their teaching skills and to improve their personality also.
S. Sikander Singh Maluka while addressing the audience said that education plays a vital role in every body’s life and teachers and student are the pillars of Nation. Best teaching is possible only when both of them participate in it equally. He further added that the level of education is degrading day by day while institutions are increasing so it must be the aim of institute to deliver quality education. Dr. Ajay Singh Chautala in his presidential address said that in the lack of expert and trained teachers, the future of students’ can’t be secured. He declared with great pride that JCD Vidyapeeth is providing best quality education to his students. Dr. N.P Mehta emphasized on the need of these types of faculty development program. He commented that 21st century is the time of ‘IT’ i.e. ‘Indian Talent’. He congratulated the participants for the successful completion of course and thanked Engineering department for organizing such an event.
Dr. Shamim Sharma evoked the emotions of the audience with the statement that teacher is considered above GOD; therefore we should always strive hard to maintain our dignity as a teacher.  The participants appreciated the facilities, infrastructure of the institute and were satisfied with the discipline, course content and resource persons of the program.
At the end of valedictory function a vote of thanks was given by Dr. Gurcharan Dass, Principal JCDM College of Engineering. Dr. N. S. Bhal, Senior advisor cum Chief co-ordinator, principals of all the colleges of Vidypeeth, heads of various departments, faculty members and students were presents to grace the occasion.

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