59th General Orientation Course Concludes at KU

Srinagar – While laying stress on modern teaching methodology and appreciating the American education system, terming it as the ‘ideal one’ the four-week 59thGeneral Orientation Course organized by Academic Staff College (ASC) concluded here at the University of Kashmir

While addressing the participants of the 59th General orientationCourse during a valedictory function which was held at ASC, DirectorNorth Campus KU Prof Khurshid Ahmad Bhat who was chief guest on the occasion said “Equip yourselves with modern teaching methodology; today’s teacher should be an ideal motivator, counselor and icon of moral character building.”

In his address to the faculty participants from different colleges and Universities he said that teaching is the best profession and teachers must adopt pro-active teaching technique in order to bring education system at par with the advanced countries. Referring to the American education system Prof Khurshid said “It is an ideal teaching system and the teacher in America does not remain confined to teaching, but also acts as a great facilitator even in social counseling.”

Prof Khurshid stressed that these programs are very effective and act as platform where mutual sharing of experience reduces the gap and provides alternatives to fulfill the lacuna “as there is always room for betterment.”

Appreciating the efforts of the Academic Staff College KU Prof Khurshid said “ASC has been doing this program since long and the change is visible not only at local level but at national level also. There is an overwhelming response from the outstation academic institutes and the faculty members for these courses organized by ASC.”

Earlier, Prof. Farooq Fayaz, Director ASC, in his introductory speech congratulated the participants from various academic Institutes for their enthusiasm and keenness towards this program which otherwise would have been difficult for desired results. “We are determined to bring talent from various colleges and exhibit their talent with positive interest,” he said Latter Prof Khurshid distributed certificates amongst the participants.

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