The world Teachers day in 2020 will be celebrated with the theme “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future”. The day provides the occasion to celebrate the teaching profession worldwide, take stock of achievements and draw attention to the voices of teachers, who are at the heart of efforts to attain the global education target of leaving no one behind.
The Department of Mathematics, SRM IST, Ramapuram organized a webinar on “Role of Teachers at the present time” on September 05, 2020 as a part of Teachers Day celebration.
Dr. Sunny Kuriakose,
Dean, Student Affairs, Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Kerala
Dr. Sunny Kuriakose said that Teachers being the source of light in the world that has been darkened due to ignorance, help the students garner knowledge, improve their skills, grow confidence as well as help the students to choose the right path to success. Being empathetic, compassionate and observant to the students were insisted. He emphasized on the training, preparation and the role played by the teachers moving from the traditional classroom to the online classroom. He further requested the teachers to encourage the students to think differently and ask questions.
Dr. Debabrata Datta, Former Scientific officer (H+) and Head, Radiological Physics and Advisory Division of Health, Safety and Environment Group, BARC in his felicitation speech motivated the teachers to continue with the value added system.
More than 100 teachers from various institutions participated in the program. The webinar was successful with the inspiring talk by the resource person and the by the active participation by the Teachers.