SCERT- J&K organises 5 Day Faculty Development Programme on Integration of ICT in Teaching, Learning


JAMMU : Educational & Communication Technology & Computer Science (ECT&CS) Wing of State Council of Educational Research and Training, SCERT- J&K Divisional Office Jammu today organised 5-Day Faculty Development Programme on Integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning for DIET Faculty of Jammu Division.

The orientation programme being held on the directions of Principal Secretary to Government School Education Department, B.K. Singh and under the guidance of Director SCERT J&K, Prof Veena Pandita and the supervision of Surinder Kumar, Joint Director SCERT J&K, Jammu will continue September 17.

The main objective of the programme is to enable the participants to integrate ICT with pedagogy, use assessment tools for assessment students in online mode, Design and develop re-usable e-content for teaching using various online tools, Recognize potentially unsafe, dangerous or risky online situations and behaviours and adopt various online Open sources during the conduct of training programme.

The programme was inaugurated by Prof Veena Pandita, Director, SCERT J&K. She laid emphasis on the importance of such trainings as Integration of ICT in Teaching Learning and Training nowadays has been a significant mode of education to support, enhance and optimise the delivery of information and Teachers and schools need to keep up with the recent developments in the field of teacher training and education in order to improve the quality of teaching and learning process.

The welcome address was presented by Joint Director, SCERT J&K, Jammu Division, Surinder Kumar, who apprised about the significance of the program for the DIET faculty. The brief introduction of the programme was given by Pawan Gupta, Associate Prof. (CEO& Equiv.), Head- Educational & Communication Technology & Computer Science (ECT&CS), SCERT J&K- Divisional Office Jammu.

The programme was co-ordinated by Rakhi Atri, Academic Officer, SCERT J&K Jammu and Akash Khajuria and Yugal Kishore, Teacher, SCERT J&K acted as Associate Co-ordinators .

National Resource Persons Prof. Indu Kumar Professor- National Co-ordinator NISHTHA, CIET, NCERT, New Delhi and Dr. Angel Rathnabai-Assistant Professor, CIET New Delhi conducted one session each on the first day.

Prof. Indu Kumar delivered lecture on the topic ICT Initiatives in School Education and shared information on vital apps developed by Ministry of Education GOI, CIET NCERT New Delhi and being used in School Education. Dr.Angel Rathnabai conducted the session on the topic Content, Pedagogy and Technology Integration and also explained about the designs of ICT Trainings.

The program is being attended by 60 Key Resource Persons including those from DIETs and District Co-ordinators (SRG-ICT).

The program is going to be of immense significance for the participants since it includes sessions on important tools and techniques to be used in teaching learning situation and hands-on sessions by ICT experts.

The Co-ordination Team of the ECT& CS Wing of SCERT J&K present during the programme included Dr Sabeta Kohli, Dr.Meenakshi Chandan, Academic Officers and Ravinder Verma, Master, SCERT J&K Jammu