Monday, October 3, 2022

Various educational institutions celebrate Teachers’ Day

Teachers’ Day was celebrated across the state on September 5 on the theme, “Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future”.
MITE: Modern Institute of Teacher Education (MITE) celebrated Teachers’ Day in a programme organised by student-teachers and management. In his speech, principal, MITE, Dr. Kate Dandesh Kumar emphasised on the significance of the day, the history of a teacher, and how teaching is a noble profession.
MCC: Model Christian College celebrated Teachers’ Day at the college auditorium with HoD, education department, Nagaland University, Meriema campus, professor, Dr. Buno S. Liegise, as the guest speaker. Speaking on the topic, “developing professionalism in the context of NEP 2020”, Dr. Buno Legiese said “NEP 2020” closed the separation between arts, science and commerce and was transforming the higher education system into a multi-disciplinary one. With the new system, Dr. Legiese the role of a teacher was more like a facilitator than a “gatekeeper of information” and added that the pedagogy was changing towards student led learning.
CC: Students of Cornerstone College organised an event at the college auditorium in honour of all the teachers and a tribute to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. In a presentation on the role of teachers envisaged by the NEP 2020, CC principal, Imsuinla Imti said teaching was a profession where continuous learning and sharing of knowledge take place. The day was marked by songs, dances and speeches.
LFI: Livingstone Foundation International celebrated teachers’ day along with a multi-talent annual programme entitled “LFI Got Talent”.
In a press release, LFI information desk informed that the day also celebrated International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples, where four houses—Matthew, Mark, Luke and John put on display miniature tableaus depicting the diverse life and cultures. Students also showcased dance, singing, speech, poetry recitation, martial arts display, etc.
The panel of judges on the occasion included LFI skills mentors Lironi Kithan, music mentor Tiayanger Imsong, martial art mentor Imlimongba, art & calligraphy mentor and Talitemjen Zumba mentor.
At the programme, mentors and staff members of the school who completed 10-20 years of service were also felicitated.
The programme was also attended by LFI chairman Dr. Andrew Ahoto Sema and LFI director, Ani Yepthomi along with parents and guardians.
Chuchuyimlang: Chuchuyimlang School Management Committee celebrated Teachers’ Day at Government Middle School (GMS) Longzung with DFO, Mokokchung, Dr. Sentila as chief guest. In her speech, Dr. Sentila encouraged the teaching community to stand with pride as teaching was “the noblest profession of all jobs”.
At the programme, primary teacher, Sentisola of GPS Mongta was awarded the “4th Immakmangyang Award for Excellence in Teaching”.
MCTE: Mokokchung College of Teacher Education (MCTE) celebrated Teachers’ Day, where assistant professor, MCTE, Kerilhusa spoke of teaching as a profession that required one to adapt to changing times and one that pushed you out of the comfort zone. “As a teacher we can influence the life of our students even by the smallest things we do in the classroom” he said.
RJHSS: Ram Janaki Higher Secondary School, Dimapur celebrated Teachers’ Day by paying homage to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan. At the event, the school principal, H.P.Gupta glanced over the achievements of the institution in many areas and thanked the faculty members for their invaluable and sincere services in imparting best quality education to students under care.
Tening: Baptist High School Tening celebrated Teachers’ Day at the school premises, wherein, chairman managing board, Rev. Kitanwi Chewang encouraged the teachers to be more sincere and dedicated in their service. He also acknowledged the teachers for their tireless sacrifice in building a nation through students.
In a separate event, Government Higher Secondary School Tening celebrated teachers’ day at the school auditorium, where the headmaster, Joseph Gangmei addressed teachers and students citing the significance of teachers’ day and the important roles of teachers in the community.
KC: Kohima College celebrated its college level teachers’ day at the College Courtyard with principal, Don Bosco College, Kohima, Dr. Fr. P Suresh as guest speaker. Dr. Fr. P. Suresh stressed on the significance of the role of teachers in society and in students’ lives. He emphasised how a teacher played the role of a guide and acknowledged the teachers for their contribution in nation building.
KLCSU: Kohima Law College Students’ Union celebrated Teachers’ Day at the Kohima Law College Auditorium Hall. The day was marked by a special number dedicated to teachers by the students, speeches acknowledging teachers’ sincerity and sacrifices. At the event, senior most teacher, Kezhokhoto Savi also addressed the gathering.

Model Christian College
Modern Institute of Teacher Education
Cornerstone College