Chief Secy urges teachers to upgrade their knowledge & ignite the creative genius in students

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PORT BLAIR, SEPT 8: The two-day national workshop on ‘Problems and Prospects of Teacher Education’, organized by the Tagore Govt. College of Education in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education (CTE), concluded with a valedictory function in the Tagore Govt. Auditorium here this evening. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Anindo Majumdar was the chief guest on this occasion.


Addressing the gathering, the Chief Secretary complimented the organizers for conducting the two-day national workshop on ‘Teachers Education’, which he said, is timely and dealt with the problems affecting teaching community.


The workshop of such magnitude will give some idea to improve and streamline the issues cropped up with the new regulations notified by the NCTE in the year 2014, the Chief Secretary added. He also appreciated the efforts of CTE towards the professional growth of the teaching community. Pointing that today’s era is driven by technology, he urged the teachers to always upgrade their knowledge to make the students intellectual and ignite their creative genius.


Referring that capacity building programme for teachers is of paramount importance, the Chief Secretary underlined the need for conducting more capacity building programmes for the teachers so that they can learn more different and effective teaching methodologies. He also emphasized upon for taking up action oriented research works.  The Chief Secretary also gave away the participation certificates to the delegates.


Dr. Gargi Sharan Mishra, CTE Chairman, Madhya Pradesh, Dr. Jaya Jaise, Director & HoD, SPS, MG University Kerala and Dr. Sunanda Edke, Chairperson, CTE, Maharashtra presented report of the workshop.


In his welcome address on the occasion, the Principal Tagore Govt. College of Education, Dr. JD Singh informed that the suggestions gathered from the workshop will be submitted to the concerned authorities for better teacher education. 45 delegates from mainland and 39 from these Islands have attended the workshop.


The National Co-cordinator CTE, Dr. Sathyadev Singh proposed the vote of thanks.