Date: 20 July 2023
Venue: Office of the Principal, Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College
Introduction: A Faculty Development Programme (FDP) focusing on the effective utilization of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Tools for Education was conducted at Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College. The FDP took place on 20 July 2023, with Dr. Naseerali M.K., the Principal of the college, serving as the resource person. The programme aimed to enhance the teaching faculty’s proficiency in integrating technology into their pedagogical practices, ultimately enhancing the quality of education imparted to the students.
- Resource Person: Dr. Naseerali M.K., the esteemed Principal of Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College, led the FDP. His expertise in both education and technology made him an ideal facilitator for this programme.
- Focus Area – ICT Tools for Education: The central theme of the FDP was the integration of ICT tools into the teaching and learning process. Participants were exposed to a variety of digital tools, platforms, and strategies that can be effectively employed to engage and empower students in the classroom.
- Interactive Sessions: Dr. Naseerali M.K. conducted interactive sessions where he introduced various ICT tools, demonstrated their application, and discussed their potential benefits. The participants actively engaged in discussions, asked questions, and shared their insights.
- Hands-on Practice: The FDP included practical exercises where faculty members had the opportunity to explore and experiment with the showcased ICT tools. This hands-on approach allowed them to gain confidence in using technology for educational purposes.
- Pedagogical Integration: The resource person emphasized the importance of aligning the chosen ICT tools with pedagogical goals. He guided the faculty on how to seamlessly integrate technology into their teaching methodologies to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.
- Future Endeavors: The FDP marked the initiation of a series of similar sessions that will be held regularly. The college is committed to providing continuous professional development opportunities to its teaching faculty. These future sessions will delve into various aspects of pedagogy, technology, and educational trends to ensure that the faculty remains up-to-date and well-prepared to meet the evolving needs of modern education.
Conclusion: The Faculty Development Programme on ICT Tools for Education at Kannur Salafi B.Ed. College was a successful endeavor in promoting the effective use of technology in teaching and learning. Dr. Naseerali M.K.’s guidance and expertise significantly contributed to the participants’ understanding and confidence in integrating ICT tools into their teaching practices. The college’s commitment to continuous professional development through regular sessions ensures that the faculty remains equipped with the necessary skills to provide quality education in an ever-evolving educational landscape.