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.
College conducted special camp for Covid-19 vaccination
As per the instructions of Govt. of Punjab, second special Covid-19 vaccination camp was organized at Multani Mal Modi College Patiala under the guidance of Principal Dr. Khushvinder Kumar. Giving a special message to the students, he said that as a responsible citizen, it is the mandatory for all of us to be part of the important immunization drive being carried out by the government for vaccinating against COVID-19 as soon as possible. It is must to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19 infection.
Camp Coordinator Dr. Rajeev Sharma put his special efforts to make the camp successful. He appealed the college students to get vaccinated with Covid-19 and participated in this camp voluntarily. In this one day camp, 176 people over the age of 18 were vaccinated against Covid-19. Majority of the college teaching and non-teaching staff got vaccinated.
Dr. Sandeep Singh and his entire team conducted the vaccination camp. Prof. Gaurav Gupta, Dr. Arvind Mittal, Mr. Ajay Gupta and Mr. Jaswinder Singh played a vital role in making the camp a grand success.
Short film ‘Kalam Ke Siphai’ Stood Second in University Inter-College Online Film Competition
A short film ‘Kalam ke Siphai’ Produced and directed by students of Multani Mal Modi College won second position in University Inter-college online film competition organized and conducted by Youth Welfare Department. This film competition was dedicated to 78th anniversary celebrations of Indian Freedom struggle and was organized in remembrance of brave freedom fighters and martyrs of India.
College Principal Dr. Khushwinder Kumar congratulated the film team and said that the role of press in Indian Freedom struggle is important to understand around which the script of this film revolves. This film is based on the events and incidents happened at the office of Kanpur based Newspaper ‘Pratap’ two days after the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh and his friends. The editor of this newspaper Sh Ganesh Shakar Vidarthy was killed while preventing the riots between hindu and muslims to maintain communal harmony after these hangings.
In this film Harpinder Singh, Adhiraj, kamal Singh and Pratham Bhanot played the role of freedom fighters. The film was directed and edited by Gurnoor Singh and based on the script written by Dr. Kuldeep Kaur, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Vice Chancellor Dr. Arvind inaugurated Virtual National Level Teachers Capacity Building program at Modi College
Patiala: 13 July, 2021
The ‘Internal quality Assurance Cell’ of Multani Mal Modi College, Patiala in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education Foundation organized Seven days Virtual National level Capacity Buliding Programme for teachers which was inaugurated by Prof (Dr) Arvind, honourable Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala. This programme was organized to train the teachers for integration of Pedagogy and Technology in teaching, learning and research. The presidential address was delivered by Professor (Dr.) R. G. Kothari, Former Vice Chancellor, VNSG University, Surat, GUJARAT, Former Dean, Faculty of Education & Psychology, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, GUJARAT. Dr. Sanjay, Dean, Research formally introduced the chief guest.
College principal Dr. Khushvinder Kumar welcomed Dr. Arvind and other delegates and said that in this digital era of new technologies the methods and techniques of learning and teaching are transforming and evolving. He also shared some reports of feedback surveys on ‘Online Teaching’ conducted by the college during lockdown.
Vice Chancellor Dr. Arvind in his inaugural address said that technology is a tool to supplement the process of learning and teaching but the presence of teacher is must for developing a clear vision and enlightened future citizens.
In his presidential address Dr. Kothari said that the aim of teaching should be to develop critical thinking, life solving skills, problem solving skills development, good communication skills and prepare them to work as a team. He said that the role of a good teacher is to prepare the thinking human beings and future leaders.
In her keynote address, Dr. Jayashree Shinde, Head, Department of Educational Technology, Director, Teaching Leaning 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.
The vote of thanks was presented by Vice Principal of the college Prof. (Mrs.) Shailendra Sidhu. 460 teachers from 23 states of India registered for this week long programme.