RAJOURI, May 11: Tariq College of Education, Rajouri organized a national seminar on quality assurance and quality enhancement in higher education institutions.
The seminar was organized in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education (CTE), Jammu & Kashmir. Delegates and research scholars from Punjab, Himachal, Jammu & Kashmir and Chennai participated in this seminar. The seminar was focused on various sub themes.
The event started with an inaugural session which was chaired by Prof Manoj Kumar Dhar, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu. Dr Jaspal Singh President, CTE J&K presented the welcome address while students of the College presented beautiful welcome song.
Sajjad Tariq, Vice Chairman, Tariq Educational Society exposed the theme of the seminar in a beautiful and contextual way. The keynote speaker for the session was Dr Khushvinder Kumar, Principal MM Modi College Patiala, (PB).
In the second session experts from different field shared their views with participants on different sub-themes. Dr Kajal Manhas, Department of Education, JU deliberated on role of research in higher education. Dr Yogesh Sharma, Ramgarhia College of Education, Phagwara (PB) spoke on ‘constructivism’. Dr Vikas Kumar from Dan College of Education, Nawan Shaher (PB) spoke on ‘Quality parameters for higher education’.
Dr Pargat Singh Garcha from GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Punjab shared ‘Challenges before higher education’. Dr Ramjan Ali and Dr Ashwani Sharma discussed concept of quality by taking live examples from school education. After these deliberations on various subthemes, panel discussion was organized during which participants shared pertinent questions related to the themes of the seminar. All experts tried their best to satisfy their inquisitive minds in the discussion.
After lunch session, delegates and research scholar presented more than 50 research papers in the various technical sessions on sub themes of the seminar. These papers will be published in UGC approved research journal. It was decided that recommendations of the seminar will be sent to the higher education authorities.