Teachers told to nurture students’ talent
Mokokchung, Sep 8 (EMN): It is high time for the present Naga generation to do away from maintaining status and other societal norms but strife and contribute for a better Naga society, said TN Mannen, former bureaucrat and present Chancellor of Global Open University, at the golden jubilee celebration of Kubolong High School, Mokokchung.
Speaking at the jubilee celebration, Mannen said every individual was created unique by God. Also stating that every child has a special distinct gift bestowed upon them, he said it should be the responsibility of teachers to identify their uniqueness and mould their God given talents in such a way that they became successful in the future and also contribute to the welfare of the society.
While underlining the important role of parents in the upbringing of their children, he said teachers are the ones who will instil the values of discipline, integrity and good moral characters upon the children.
While encouraging the teaching faculties within Kubolong area to have a healthy competition in order to impart quality education, he has sought improved camaraderie to benefit the students of the area. He also stated that children coming from the rural areas are not inferior to their counterparts living in urban areas as they are equally gifted.
Observing that government educational institutions in Kubolong area have shown positive improvements, he urged upon the teachers to pursue their profession with devotion and sincerity to reclaim the past glory of Kubolong centre both in educational and economic sense.
Yanger Aier, Director of John Mission Dimapur, who himself is an alumnus of the school, while speaking on the theme of the jubilee celebration ‘Transform and transcend,” said Kubolong High School has produced many luminaries and leaders who have contributed for the Naga society and beyond.
He also said that an individual attitude and mindset are important to transform and rise above others to realise ones goal. He also asked the gathering not to hold back to do the right thing but shine for the betterment of the society.
Dr. N Moa Jamir, from IMDH Mokokchung and alumnus of the school, released the jubilee souvenir magazine. Short speeches were also delivered by Rowaienla, DDEO Mokokchung; C Phuniang, EAC Kubolong; and A Nungsang Jamir, president of Asetkong Mungdang.
A prelude to the jubilee celebration was presented by Kubolong Students’ Union, while pastor of Kubolong Baptist Church, O Alang Jamir, delivered the invocation prayer and I Kilen Longchar, pastor of Sungratsu Baptist Church, offered the thanksgiving prayer.
Welcome address was delivered by Nungshisongla Aier, Headmistress of GHS Kubolong, and special jubilee songs were also presented by the students of GHS Kubolong and Chubawabang, an alumnus of the school.