Faculty Development Programme organized at Sahyadri

2:15 PM, Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Sahyadri college Mangaluru : Department of Business Administration of Sahyadri College of Engineering & management Mangalore organized a One-Day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “The Making of a Teacher and the Art of Teaching” for faculty members of various undergraduate colleges in & around Mangaluru.

A total of 53 teachers participated in the programme. Prof. Abhaya Kumar, Faculty coordinator welcomed the gathering to the inaugural ceremony. The FDP & Sahyadri Journal of Management (SJOM) with an ISSN 2456-9151 was inaugurated by Dr. Yatheesh Kumar, Associate Professor, University College, Mangaluru. In his inaugural address, Dr. Yatheesh urged the teachers to groom students who come with an idea which can take them to greater heights. He said that the focus should be on creativity, original thinking, innovation and research which he felt was missing in the current education system. He stimulated the participants to utilize the essence of the FDP and transform the current situation to an effective education system.

Sahyadri college Dr. Umesh M Bhushi, Principal, in his presidential remarks, kept the facts in front of the teachers that Indian kids have creative thinking till the age of 5 which dies off by the age of 15, hence it is the teacher who needs to introspect and work out measures to overcome this challenge during the ten years of education system. Dr. Vishal Samartha, Director, Dept. of Business Administration, in her talk, highlighted the purpose of the day-long event and also gave a brief glimpse of the department. She also shared her real life example of how she evolved as an effective Teacher from being new to the profession 21 years ago. The formal inaugural ceremony concluded with the Vote of Thanks by Prof. Padmanabha B, Faculty coordinator.

The first session was facilitated by Dr. Umesh M Bhushi, Principal on “Professionalism in Teaching”. In his session, he highlighted that the sense of belongingness leads to transformation of education and urged the teachers to make education enjoyable.

The second session was facilitated by Prof. Mithun Ullal, Dept. of Business Administration on “Engage & Encourage the Teenage”. In his session, he emphasised on rigorous reading and knowledge is the best weapon to change the world.

The last session was facilitated by Mr. Ankith S Kumar, Student Counsellor on “Happy Home, Happy Work”. He re-iterated the ten commandments of being Happy. He also emphasised on the importance of being Happy in Life and at work which in turn contributes in shaping the lives of millions.

Post this, Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman, Bhandary Foundation addressed the teachers and stimulated them to be passionate about teaching and be a role model to youth. The programme concluded with a brief valedictory session which included certificate distribution and opinion sharing from participants.


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