Stating that specializations in various fields of knowledge have become indispensable in today’s world, Vice Chancellor Kashmir University Prof Talat Ahmad Tuesday emphasized the need for knowing more and more of less one side and on the other side have the zeal for knowing at least something of other disciplines Of knowledge as well.
Prof Talat was speaking at the valedictory event of the 60th General Orientation Course of the Academic Staff College (ASC) University of Kashmir for college teachers which concluded on Tuesday.
Terming the Academic Staff College (ASC) Kashmir University as a premier institution for the up-gradation for knowledge and skills VC asked the trainees at the course to pay attention to the research while teaching. “We are after multidisciplinary approach to teaching and research now “ said VC asking the young teachers to take full advantage of the research facilities we are creating at KU. VC praised Dr Farooq Fayaz, Director, Academic Staff College and said that during his brief as director, ASC got a new direction .
Registrar Kashmir University Prof Zafar A Reshi said that higher education now is synonymous with quality adding that we must tread the path of efficient management of higher education colleges and universities .
Dean College development Council Prof Mustafa Shah in his address stressed upon the need to focus more on the quality of our higher education and emphasized upon teachers to update their academic competencies. He congratulated Director ASC, Dr Farooq Fayaz for his innovative approaches in implementing the course and said that the greater interaction must be fostered among the participants for better learning.
Dr Farooq Fayaz, Director, Academic Staff College in his address pointed out that several innovations were incorporated into 60th orientation course to provide the participants an opportunity to experience teaching-learning pedagogy in different settings and get accustomed to the advancements in multimedia, library and information sciences.