TIRUCHY: In a bid to impart training in the recently upgraded technologies introduced in the field of education to the teaching professionals, the Academic Staff College of Bharathidasan College (BDU) on Thursday organised orientation programme and refresher course to university and college teachers.
Vice-chancellor V M Muthu Kumar inaugurated the one-month orientation programme and 21-day refresher course to history, maths and physics teachers, here on Thursday.
According to R Karpaga Kumaravel, Director (I/c) of Academic Staff College, around 200 teachers from 20 universities and colleges across the country are participating in the orientation programme that began on November 6.
The programme will end on December 5.
As many as 150 teachers, handling subjects like history, maths and physics from around 13 universities and colleges across the country have enrolled themselves to attend the 21-day refresher course.
“Sixty per cent of teachers enrolled for the programme are women. These days advanced technologies are used in the field of education and through this orientation programme we provide a platform for teachers to upgrade themselves technologically,” said Karpaga Kumaravel.
“We hope that it will benefit the student community as these trained professionals will implement the advanced teaching technologies in their respective colleges and universities,” added Karpaga Kumaravel.