Dimapur, September 25: SD Jain Higher Secondary School Dimapur organized a teachers’ orientation seminar for the teaching faculty on September 24. Rev. Fr. Dr. C P Anto, Director of Peace Channel and Principal, NEISSR , Dimapur was the main resource person of the theme ‘Scope of innovative teaching and challenges of a teacher in the present scenario’.
Fr. Anto encouraged the teachers to adapt a child centric method of teaching where the child will be centre of learning. He said teachers are not mere knowledge givers but they have multiple roles to play. A teacher has to be a mentor, friend and guide to the students, he asserted.
He said that 21st century teacher should be risk taker, must have a vision of what she wants and what the technology can achieve to be able to identify goals and facilitate learning. 21st century teachers must be an adaptor, communicator, a learner, a visionary, a leader and role model to the students.
The seminar concluded with an open interactive session with teachers. (Page News Service)