Thursday, August 18, 2022

Educational institutions organise various programmes

Educational institutions across the state have been organising various activities for the students and teaching staff as part of their yearly curriculum or extracurricular activity.
Produce good human beings, TR tells educational institutions: Chairman of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) T. R. Zeliang said the responsibility of an educational institution was not only limited to producing good results but that it has a higher responsibility of producing good human beings.
Zeliang was speaking as the special guest at St. Xavier College Jalukie’s 15th graduation day for BA graduates of 2019-22 batch on July 22.
Appreciating St. Xavier College Jalukie for imparting quality education for past many years, Zeliang said “an educational institution is not only to produce good results but more importantly to produce good human being”.
Referring to the disproportionate ratio of population and government employees in Nagaland, he asked everyone to look beyond white collar jobs and explore the wide opportunity available around.
Guests of honour, Er. PictoShohe, MLA, and Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peren, Vineet Kumar also delivered short speeches. Awards to meritorious students were given out by the DC.
DC Kohima motivates students to learn from failures: Motivating students to learn lessons from their failures, deputy commissioner (DC) Kohima, Shanavas C said it was “okay to fail” but at the same time students must learn from it, maintain self-discipline and work harder to succeed.
A press release by Don Bosco College Kohima (DBCK) informed that DC Kohima was speaking as the special guest on July 22 at the “World Youth Skills Day 2022” organised by DBCK NSS Cell under the theme, “Transforming Youth Skills For future”.
Shanavas underscored the importance of time management, being disciplined, playing games and exercising to accelerate concentration.
Guest speaker of the programme, head, Guidance and Counselling Cell, SCERT, Nagaland, Professor Dr. Zavise Rume said with right set of skills and ability to try any person could become what they want to be.
GMS Peren town organises awareness on plastic ban: In view of the “ban of single use plastic” by the state government, Government Middle School (GMS) Peren Town organised awareness cum training programme on July 22 at the school premises.
In a press release, GMS Peren Town informed that awareness cum training programme was held to impart the importance of “reduce, reuse and recycle”.
During the training, students were trained on how to make paper carry bags and also to recycle used papers to curb the menace of plastic carry bags.
DGC celebrates 56th foundation day: Dimapur Government College (DGC) celebrated its 56th foundation day on July 25 at the College Seminar Hall attended by the present and past faculty and staffs of the college along with student’s council.
In a press release, DGC media cell informed that speeches by principal and retired officers took the gathering through a journey back to the times when the college had to go through the rigors of disciplining to where it stands today as a reputed educational institute in the district.
Along with the celebration of foundation day, meritorious students of NU examination 2022 were also felicitated where citation and cash prizes were awarded to each subject topper from each department.
National level webinar on ‘outcome-based education’: A two-day national level webinar on “Outcome-based Education” was organised by North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR) in collaboration with Private College Association Nagaland (PCAN) and Catholic Commission for Higher Education Nagaland (CCHEN) on July 22-23.
A press release by NEISSR stated that on day one, the resource person, dean of commerce and management, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore, Dr. Aloysius Edward J spoke on “principles and perspectives of outcome-based education” and emphasized on the challenges of 21st Century Education, the need of Outcome Based Education (OBE).
On the second day, resource person, associate professor and deputy director, International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building (Hed), O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee spoke on the topic “Educational Outcome in the age of Sustainable Development”.
NU Kohima campus conducts in-house training: Nagaland University (NU) headquarters Lumami, Kohima campus conducted an in-house training for Group A and section officers on July 18 at NU Kohima Campus, Meriema.
Speaker of the training, assistant professor of Kohima Law College and Nagaland Voluntary Consumers’ Organisation (NVCO) president, Kezhokhoto Savi highlighted various parliament acts such as the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 of which the state government was yet to implement, Armed Forces Special Power Act, 1958 (AFSPA), etc.
MITE organises exposition & exhibition: A “sci-math exposition-cum-art and craft exhibition” was organised by Modern Institute of Teacher Education (MITE) on July 18 at the college auditorium.
In a press release, MITE informed that the “Sci-Math exposition” was organised by the students of the science and math pedagogy, with the aim to promote interest in learning mathematics and science and to enhance the subjects through practical demonstrations.
MVC celebrates first foundation day: Mon Vale College (MVC) Mon headquarters celebrated its first foundation day on July 19 at Konyak Union Hall, Mon town with Wangkhao College Mon, principal, Dr. I. Wati Imchen as special guest.
According to DIPR report, Dr. Imchen congratulated founders of MVC for keeping the vision of higher education for the people of Mon. He urged the governing board, managing board, teachers, staff, students, and all stakeholders to take a pledge and work honestly for the growth and development of the institution.
MVC principal, Dr. C. H. Manwang Konyak briefed the gathering on how the college came into existence and how Mon district was lacking and required higher educational institutes.
FAC Mokokchung organises orientation programmes: Fazl Ali College (FAC) Mokokchung held the orientation program for first semester BA/BSc, 2022 on July 20 at the college auditorium wherein, principal of the college Dr. Temjenwabang welcomed the students and highlighted them about the college.
Meanwhile, a plantation drive also carried out by Royal Enfield Club Mokokchung at FAC to commemorate its foundation day.
DBHSS Wokha holds cultural event: Class XII students of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School (DBHSS) Wokha under the initiative of language teacher Marcus Humtsoe took part in a cultural programme on July 25 at school premises.
In a press release, DBHSS media cell informed that DBHSS Wokha principal, Rev. Fr. T. C Joseph said students must learn and appreciate their culture and that they must not lose their identity and values of one’s own culture under the influence of western education or imitations of other cultures.
Meanwhile, language teacher Marcus Humtsoe also lamented that at this fast-changing world, students were being influenced by western and other alien cultures and therefore encouraged students to give importance to the rich cultural heritage of the Lothas.
During the event, students took part in activities such as traditional shawl weaving, jewellery designing, basket weaving, traditional hut making, bamboo plate making, etc.

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