Online workshop for Hindi teachers held

Online workshop for Hindi teachers held

September 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A five-day online Training-cum-Workshop on Testing and Evaluation for Assistant Professors, Lecturers, Teachers and Research Scholars from all over India, was held at National Testing Service-India (NTS-I) of Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysuru, recently. 

Prof. P.R. Dharmesh Fernandez, Professor-cum-Deputy Director, inaugurated the programme and briefed the participants about the activities of CIIL and its various schemes.

Further, he called upon the participants to join together to improve the quality of teaching, learning  and testing in line with NEP-2020. He added that NTS-I, a scheme under CIIL, is committed to provide quality training for the language teachers of all Indian languages. Such training programmes for Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu are due in upcoming months.

Dr. Pankaj Dwivedi, Officer In-charge, NTS-I, in his welcome speech, briefed about the objectives of the workshop. He said that like the disciplines of Science and Engineering, discipline of Humanities and Social Sciences too need to have tools, techniques, methods, parameters, etc., for performance assessment and overall evaluation of the students. NTS-I, with the help of such training programmes, aims to train teachers, students, researchers to learn such tools and techniques and thereby to fill the gap between teaching and learning process.

Dr. Sanjay Prasad Srivastava, Junior Resource Person, NTS-I, CIIL, compered. Prof. Beena Sharma, Director, Central Hindi Institute, Agra; Prof. Vahini Sharma, former Professor, Central Hindi Institute, Agra; Prof. R.S. Sarraju, Professor, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad;  Dr. Rekha Sharma, former Reader-cum-Research Officer, CIIL, Mysuru; Dr. Rishi Bhushan Choubey, Assistant Professor, Presidency University, Kolkata, academic and technical staff of NTS-I trained the participants together with external experts in various sessions of the workshop. 

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Around seventy teachers from various Universities and Colleges across India, who are engaged in teaching Hindi and Linguistics participated in this online training workshop organised under the patronage of Prof. D.G. Rao, Director, CIIL.


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