Department of Education (BSSS) organised two-day national seminar sponsored under UGC Autonomy Grant. The title of the national seminar was 'Reforms in teacher education for constructivist schooling'.
School experience is always different for different people , the reason being the subjective experience they have with respect to their teachers and subjects. The national seminar hosted by the Department of Education is a two day event. The inaugural witnessed two key note address by Dr. D.N. Sansanwal and Dr. Arbind K. Jha. Dr. Sansanwal, Retd. Professor from DAVV is an epitome of success and he spoke on teaching strategies for constructivist schooling.
Dr. Arbind K.Jha, Dean at BR Ambedkar University, Lucknow spoke on epistemology of constructivism. The session was an inspiration to all the teachers, teacher educators and all who were there to present the paper coming from across the country. The first track 'Pedagogical practice and Innovation' witnessed the expert lecture by Dr. Alka Muddgal, HoD of Education from Amity Institute of Education. Paper presentations were very insightful. The first track also witnessed 5 Skype presentations from research scholars who were eager to voice their research through the skype platforms.
The second track 'Understanding global practices' had Dr. Parag Dubey from NITTTR as an expert to talk on best global practices which can be adopted for Indian Educational Setting. The inaugural witnessed the release of three books 'The Quality of Higher Education in India: Road Ahead' edited by Dr. Sheeba Joseph and Nilofar Kadeer, 'New Age Trends in Education' edited by Sheena Thomas, 'Paradigm Drift in Management' edited by Dr. Lila Simon.
All the books are the outcome of the conferences held at college in the previous academic year. Dr. Fr. John P.J. appreciated the editors for putting in the efforts of compiling the research papers and bringing it in the form of books. He also congratulated the organising team for organising a seminar which would pave way for meaningful teaching learning