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Capacity-building programme for young faculty underway at Nagaland University

By EMN Updated: May 08, 2024 9:19 pm
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The guests and invitees, along with the participants, after the inauguration of the two-week capacity-building programme at Nagaland University Kohima Campus in Meriema on May 7.

DIMAPUR — A two-week capacity-building programme for young higher education faculty members in Social Sciences, titled ‘Academic and research excellence in higher education’, is underway at Nagaland University Kohima Campus in Meriema.

According to a press release, the inaugural session took place on May 7. The programme is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, Ministry of Education, and organised by the department of Education, Nagaland University.

The inaugural session was graced by the presence of Vice Chancellor Nagaland University, Jagadish K Patnaik, as the chief guest; Pro-Vice Chancellor G T Thong as the guest of honour; Dean of the School of Humanities and Education, Jano S Liegise, as a special guest, along with special invitees from various departments of Nagaland University, Kohima Campus.

Delivering the welcome address, Buno Liegise, head of the department of Education, emphasised the significance of higher education and the transformative potential of NEP 2020 in the educational realm. She underscored the programme’s objective to enhance participants’ knowledge and skills and urged them to seize the opportunities it offered.

The vice chancellor, joining online, encouraged participants to fully utilise the programme. He emphasised the importance of researching traditional knowledge systems aligned with NEP 2020, urging participants to cultivate critical thinking, innovation, and discovery to develop new research methodologies.

Jano Liegise echoed the sentiment, describing education as an ongoing journey, especially in teaching, learning, and research. She encouraged participants to actively engage and stay attentive throughout the programme.

Dr. Boyilllapalli Venkata Rao, associate professor and CBP co-course director, delivered a detailed overview of the two-week programme, which has attracted participation from 28 individuals, including seven from outside Nagaland, representing Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and New Delhi. The programme comprises 36 sessions led by 24 resource persons.

Thong, in his speech, emphasised the programme’s role in disseminating the latest advancements in Social Sciences, refining methodologies, analysing research data, crafting project proposals, and conducting quality research.

He also underscored the importance of combating plagiarism as a critical obstacle to educational and national development.

By EMN Updated: May 08, 2024 9:19:51 pm
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