MIER organizes a Guest Lecture

JAMMU: The P. G. Department of Education, MIER College of Education organized a guest lecture on the theme "Emerging Issues in Teacher Education".

The resource person on the occasion was Prof. S.K. Yadav, Former Head, Department. of Teacher Education, NCERT and consultant NCTE. Prof Adit Gupta, Director and Principal MIER College of Education chaired the session. Prof. N.R Sharma, Dean Academics MIER College, Dr. Mool Raj, HoD PG Department and Head CET, Dr. Nishta Rana, Dy HoD and Head CER along the faculty members of PG Department and students of the M. Ed., M. A. Education, and B. Ed. Special Education (MR/ID) attended the lecture.

Prof. N.R Sharma extended a warm welcome to the resource person and introduced him as an expert in the field of Teacher Education. He further said that Prof. Yadav is a distinguished researcher who has presented and published numerous papers and conducted research studies at the national and international level.

In his address, Prof. Yadav said thatthe issues which influenced teacher education decades ago are obsolete today because with the evolving of teacher education in India, new issues and challenges have emerged such as lack of relationship between school and teacher education, not adequate integration of theory and practice, lack of integration between content and pedagogy etc.

He deliberated upon the changes in pre-service as well as in-service teacher education programmes and their challenges and issues. Prof. Yadav highlighted various committee, commissions and schemes in teacher education from post independent India till date. He shared his experiences in the field and provided ample examples in explaining issues and their solutions.

This was followed by an active interaction session where the faculty members and students clarified their doubts and queries.

Dr. Bharti Tandon, Assistant Professor, PG Department presented a formal vote of thanks to the distinguished speaker and the audience.


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