Jalandhar July 1 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- A seven-day Faculty Development Programme “Guru Siddhta” on the theme of ‘Advances in Teaching and Learning Pedagogies’ was organized under the vibrant guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen at Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar. The informative journey of seven days touched upon a number of themes ranging from Science to Humanities, self-motivation, use of ICT Tools, preparing research proposals and pondering over reforms in the education system.
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen and members of organizing committee extended a green welcome to the Resource Persons of the 6th day-Dr. Renu Bhardwaj and Dr. Gagandeep from GNDU, Amritsar. Adorning the personality of Dr. Renu with a number of befitting adjectives, Dr. Ajay Sareen admired her friendly nature. Dr. Sareen told that the purpose behind organizing this FDP was to enhance the knowledge and skills of the teachers.
The Principal also expressed her thanks to the participants
The Principal also expressed her thanks to the participants from other institution for being a part of the programme. In her presentation Dr. Renu Bhardwaj introduced unique features of NEP 2020 in relation to research. She emphasized that research is a useful component to find concrete solutions to problems and the growth of an institution is judged by how fast and effectively it implements, the new policies and reforms introduced by the government. She expatiated on preparing effective research proposals.
On a similar note Dr. Gagandeep furthered her ideas on preparing grant proposals, pointing out the do’s and don’t’s. The participants also enjoyed the cultural session infused with vibrancy through poems, songs and jokes. Prior to the valedictory session Dr. Shafali Nagpal from BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Sonipat held an interactive session on the current situation of education system and the need of reforms in it. She drew a comparison between the past and present system and concluded by saying that the entire pedagogical domain needs a shift and reframing.
The valedictory session was presided by Dr. Surendra Seth
The valedictory session was presided by Dr. Surendra Seth, Member Local Committee. He listed “Guru Mantras” to make the process of teaching effective as well as interesting. He remarked that a “Guru” brings light to the dark world and thus contributes in building a better nation.
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen congratulated the organizing committee
In the valedictory address Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen congratulated the organizing committee comprising of Dr. Anjana Bhatia. Dr. Seeema Marwaha, Mrs. Saloni, Dr. Neelam Sharma, Dr. Harpreet Singh and all other members for conducting a successful FDP. She urged the participants to take the learnings to their hearts and become better humans and better teachers. She also pointed out the yet another innovation of the certificates prepared from recycled papers which would spread around the message of sustainable development by saving the environment.
Mrs. Ruby and Dr. Rajni from Doaba College expressed their delight over the impressive conduct of the FDP by HMV and applauded the efforts of the team in their feedback. The FDP came to a successful close with the distribution of certificates to the participants.