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College conducts Two-Day Faculty Development Programme on Holistic Excellence in Higher Education.

College conducts Two-Day Faculty Development Programme on Holistic Excellence in Higher Education.

In a bid to enhance the effectiveness of teachers in higher education for holistic excellence, Don Bosco College in Tura organized a comprehensive Two-Day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on February 1 and 2, 2024, at the Pastoral Centre, Walbakgre.

Dr. Chandra Kanth and Dr. Raj Kamal, both Assistant Professors from the Department of Commerce at Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous) in Bengaluru were the resource persons. The program aimed to equip the faculty members with essential insights and strategies to navigate the challenges and opportunities in higher education.

Several critical topics were covered over the two days, including an introduction to the National Education Policy (NEP), addressing challenges and opportunities for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), exploring innovative teaching pedagogy, integrating technology in HEIs, understanding research publication methodologies, enhancing bibliometrics in research, and implementing Outcome-Based Education (OBE) along with CO PO mapping and attainment.

The orientation program gained significant importance against the backdrop of the ongoing implementation of the National Education Policy 2020 across the country. Don Bosco College has been proactive in aligning with the NEP, having already implemented its provisions for the First Semester Students. The institution is earnestly working towards the betterment of the students, ensuring they receive a holistic and contemporary education.

Dr. Chandra Kanth and Dr. Raj Kamal shared valuable insights and practical approaches, encouraging an interactive exchange of ideas among the participating educators.

The Principal of Don Bosco College, Tura, spoke about the importance of such initiatives in adapting to the changing landscape of higher education. He emphasized the institution's commitment to providing quality education and preparing students to face the evolving challenges in their respective fields.