New Delhi: The Department of Teacher Training and Non-Formal Education (IASE) hosted the Valedictory Program to mark the end of the Jamia International Conference on Education.
The International Conference had begun on the May 6, 2022 with an Inaugural Program followed by 32 Technical Sessions pertaining to 9 Major Themes. The inaugural function of the conference was held today at the auditorium of the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, JMI and was graced by JMI Vice Chancellor & Chief Patron of the conference Prof. Najma Akhtar
The valedictory program of the international conference was held on the May 8, 2022 in Blended mode. Around 500 participants joined online through CISCO Webex and the rest were present at the CIT Conference Hall for the Offline Program.
The Valedictory Program also witnessed the Release of the book “Higher Education-Good Governance and Development-Issues, Challenges and Prospects’’ edited by Prof. Anisur Rahman, Director-HRDC, JMI.
Prof. Dhananjay Joshi, Vice Chancellor of Delhi Teacher’s University was invited as Guest of Honour. He spoke on the burning need of shifting Education away from content to teach learners to teach critically and absorb new material in unique and changing disciplines. He thus proposed the shifting of Education from “Selection and Sorting” and towards “Human Development” thus helping learners realize their full potential.
Prof. Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, AIU was invited as a Chief Guest of the valedictory session. She spoke of the practicality of flipped classroom and more teachers should be trained to “Teach to the Camera”. She also informed that the Academic Bank of Credits (ABC) will enable students to open their learning account and give multiple options for completing courses. This would be possible because the account would contain information of the credits earned by them.
The conference witnessed More than 200 paper presenters on diverse themes from various universities including Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), JMI, JNU, AMU, Central University of Kashmir, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), University of Delhi, Central University of Jammu, University of Illinois- USA, had joined the conference.
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