Seminar on global education held


Dimapur, April 26: A one day seminar on “Global education” was organized by the Nagaland Board of School Education in collaboration with Madhubun Educational Books for the heads of institutions of registered institutions of the Board in two places. On April 24, the seminar was held at Greenwood School, Dimapur and on April 25, it was held at Capital Convention Centre, Kohima. A total of 402 heads of registered institutions attended the seminar.
The resource person G. Balasubramanian said education is all about re-discovering ourselves. He recounted briefly how the wheel of educational history had turned. Today, educators need to open up and absorb the new skills, new knowledge, new opportunities and schools should impart knowledge to the students to face the challenges. A school is basically about energy management. Children are more knowledgeable than the teachers in today’s context. Therefore, as heads, one need to update themselves, re-learn and be ready to change, he said.
Balasubramanian dwelt on the 7 future challenges of education – expanding spectrum, automation unlimited, sensors and chips, amazonisation of education, virtual and augmented reality, big data and Internet of things and multi disciplinary learning and Intent learning (convergence of knowledge).
He asked the principals/headmasters to create a friendly environment for the students to develop their abilities and skills. He said the head as the leader should know the way, go the way and show the way.
Asano Sekhose, Chairman, NBSE shared certain important concerns of the Board which she felt it was important and necessary for the heads of institutions to know. She urged them to read and follow the guidelines, regulations and notifications issued from the Board for a smooth academic and administrative functioning of the schools.
Additional Secretary, Rangumbuing Nsarangbe welcomed the participants and proposed the vote of thanks at the end of the seminar. (Page News Service)