Of Planning and Management of Higher Education Institutions
PROF FAROOQ FAYAZ AND DR GEER M ISHAQ
Department of Higher and Professional Education, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) New Delhi organized a week-long orientation program for principals of various degree colleges of the Jammu and Kashmir state on “Planning and Management of Higher Education Institutions” in collaboration with UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir between June 23rd to June 27th, 2013.
Main objective of the program was to sensitize the participants towards newer challenges relating to expansion, equity and quality in undergraduate education, particularly in the context of twelfth five year plan. The program was aimed at helping the college principals in formulating College Development Plans for their respective institutions. A total of 26 college principals of J&K state participated in the program that included 18 principals from Kashmir and eight principals from Jammu division.
Terming such programs as the need of the hour, Director Academic Staff College Prof Farooq Fayaz added that unless we have people with tremendous leadership qualities at the helm of our higher educational institutions, quality assurance goals cannot be achieved. Dr Geer Mohammad Ishaq, faculty, University of Kashmir conducted proceedings of the inaugural session.
During the orientation program, several participant presentation sessions were also held in which various participants of the program made presentations on diverse topics concerning higher education at undergraduate level including, “Effective functioning of Internal Quality Assurance Cells”, “Innovative practices in teaching and learning’, “Innovative practices on inclusion, admission, scholarship, coaching, extension”, “Uses of ICT in College administration”, “Financial Management in Colleges”, “Gender sensitization among teaching, non teaching staff & students” and “Internationalization of Higher Education”.
Prof. Farooq Fayaz thanked all the college principals, University administration and NUEPA faculty for making the program a great success and for further strengthening the effective management of higher educational institutes in J&K state. He emphasized that the program was not only intended at developing friendly relations between the university and the colleges but also to foster organizational development and capacity building in terms of institutional management among the learned participants. He emphasized on conducting more such programs in future for the benefit of all stake-holders in higher education.
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