Faculty Development Programme at St. Aloysius College
St. Aloysius College had organized Faculty Development Programmefor staff (UG &PG) at Sanidhya. The programme started at 9 AM with prayer by Mr. Anup Denzil Veigas & team, followed by Principal, Rev.Dr.Pravin Martis SJ, who heartily welcomed the gathering.
The Rector,Rev.Fr.Dionysius Vas SJ took up the first session about essentials of Jesuit education. He briefly explained the life of Ignatius of Loyola and the pedagogy of Jesuit education. He motivated the new faculty members with his words of wisdom. The members of the staff were put into groups and various activities were conducted so that each one of the staff was familiar with our co staff.
The second session was conducted by Dr. Alwyn D’Sa whose topic was “Teacher as a mentor an interactive professional” Dr. Alwyn himself having a vast experience guided us on how to be a guiding stone to the young minds.
This session was followed by another informative session conducted by Dr. A.M. Narahari. To familiarize us with autonomous system of the college and it’s functioning. Also with his experience being a teacher for so many years he motivated all of us to take up our job with more and more enthusiasm.
The last session of the day was the most important session which was regarding one of the most important topic i.e., class room management. It was conducted by Dr. Richard Gonsalves; he also transferred his skills to the newly appointed staff.
The second day began with the prayer by Mr. Anup Denzil Veigas and team. The first session of the Day was by Fr. Principal. Rev. Dr. Praveen Martis SJ, who himself is a great inspiration to all the young minds, explained about institutional expectations. He also motivated us to become ‘great teacher who inspires’.
Library is a must for a teacher and the importance of the library was explained in detail by Dr. Georg Rodrigues. He discussed about the advanced facilities such as N-list, DELNET, J-GATE. Etc
The next session was continued by Prof Precilla D’Silva on the important topic EC/CC. She spoke about how EC/CC plays an important role in the educational system. She highlighted the main concepts of all the steps involved in the EC/CC evaluation.
The afternoon session was continued by Mr. Donnet D’souza, the PD of the college. He explained about the importance of sports. He practically demonstrated how fitness plays main role in the field of teaching.
Mr. Naveen Mascarenhas spoke about the requirements of IQAC. He introduced IQAC briefly and also the importance of IQAC in the college grading. The next session was immediately continued on the topic interpersonal relationship which is a must for a teacher. This interactive session was taken up by Ms Jenice Jean Goveas. She told about the student teacher relationship in the field of teaching. The last session of the day was taken up by Dr Shalini Aiyappa. She spoke about the teenage mentality and adolescent psychology to the audience.