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550 Students Awarded Degrees at Khalsa College of Education’s Convocation

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | December 18, 2022 06:43 PM

AMRITSAR : At least 550 students were today awarded degrees at Khalsa College of Education (KCE), Ranjit Avenue during the annual Convocation of the institution. Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) President Satyajit Singh Majithia who was the chief guest at the occasion stressed that `teaching is not just a profession but a passion’.

Teacher development is a process not an event. Good quality teachers cannot be made available overnight, it can be done by synchronizing a number of factors such as latest technology, innovative new techniques of formal education, 21st century skills, professionalism and above all passion for teaching”, said Majithia in his convocational address.

He further stressed that today the growing demands due to rapid socio-political and economic changes in the knowledge society, a teacher continuously needs to keep abreast with the constant advancement of information and communication technology throughout the world.

While congratulating graduate and post-graduated who were bestowed with degrees, he said being a teacher in a wisdom society and to deal with the changing global scenario, we need to provide quality education that meet international benchmarks so that our youth do not choose to go abroad.

KCGC honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina who presided over the function also emphasized that education needs to be more goal oriented and geared towards the demands and needs at international level. “The teacher educators have to be in the fore-front as a catalyst for social change and transformation of society”, said Chhina.

College teachers including Dr. Surinder Kaur, Dr. Parwinderjit Kaur, Dr. Satnam Kaur were awarded the Best Teacher and Dr. Mandeep Kaur Best Researcher by the KCGC on the occasion. The University toppers and merit holders were also awarded. Earlier Principal Dr. Surinderpal Kaur Dhillon read the College progress report and achievements of the faculty and students in various fields including academics, sports and cultural activities. KCGC vice President Swinder Singh Kathunangal, joint secretary SS Mannan, Rajbir Singh, Paramjit Singh Bal, SS Sethi, Member Dr. Sukhbir Kaur Mahal, Principal. Dr. Harpreet Kaur, RK Dhawan, Dr. Surinder Kaur, Dr.Amandeep Kaur and others were present.

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