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By Our Correspondent Updated: Nov 05, 2019 10:49 pm
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Dr. Apeni Lotha presents a certificate to a graduate during Modern Institute of Teacher Education’s 7th convocation on Tuesday at the institution’s auditorium in Kohima. (EM Images)


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Kohima, Nov. 5 (EMN): Modern Institute of Teacher Education conducted its 7th convocation on Tuesday at the institution’s auditorium in Kohima. According to updates, 97 students sat for the examination out of which 94 are said to have graduated.

Dr. Apeni Lotha, additional director for Higher Education, addressed the programme. The official expressed happiness at the institute’s results in producing 12 toppers out of 20 university toppers. She urged the institute to maintain the standards with consistency. The society hurries in doing anything that creates blunder, she lamented. She advised the graduates and the gathering to be passionate.

Lotha asserted that all the teachers have the same goals in their pursuit for education. They are the leaders that the society looks to, she said. Calling teaching to be a ‘very special calling,’ Lotha urged the students to bring transformation to the society.

Another issue that the official talked about was ‘proxy system.’ She lamented that the ‘proxy system’ was leading the society wrong. She urged the teachers to avoid such practices.

Speaking about posting, she urged the students to be sincere, and to take posting as an opportunity to explore. ‘No place is so remote,’ she said.

Further, the official urged the graduates to put into action whatever they learn and give it to their pupils. She urged them to nurture their students with care, for proper nurturing produces better students.

“We are into human development. In fact this is a challenging and an important job,” she said. ‘Teaching is building future citizens.’

Earlier delivering the welcome address, the managing director of Modern Institutions, Pelee Hekha highlighted result statistics of the institution for the batch of 2017-19. From the institution, 97 students sat for the examination out of which 94 students graduated. From them, 12 toppers from 20 universities were from Modern Institute of Teachers Education, while 93 students got through in first division, and one second division rank holder.

A valedictorian speech was delivered by the University First Topper, Lhousilenuo Hama. She attributed her success to her late mother for the inspiration. She expressed confidence that the graduates are well equipped to face life. She urged the gathering to put God first.

 

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Nov 05, 2019 10:49:07 pm
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